Adapted hot air balloon ride
Ballooning, the experience to be lived
Adapted hot air balloon for old people, wheelchairs users or with reduced mobility.
A dream of flying can be true at Vol de Coloms, where all services and installations are 100% accessible for people of reduced mobility.
We offer you the chance to fly over La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park. Flying in an adapted hot air balloon, whose basket has been specially adapted for people with reduced mobility. A fully opening door and two adjustable hydraulic seats that can be raised to any height to give you a perfect view of the landscape of La Garrotxa.
The activity begins early in the morning (between 07:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m.) in Vol de Coloms facilities, next to Croscat volcano.
You will enjoy a cup of coffee and a pastry meanwhile we are preparing the hot air balloons. You can take as many photos as you wish and help us preparing the balloons.
We will provide you with a unique experience of fly in an adapted hot air balloon over the volcanoes of La Garrotxa. And, at the same time, enjoy a glass of cava rosé and a slice of coca de llardons, a typical savoury pastry from Olot.
Once back on Earth, our ground team who will have been following the flight all the way. They will pick us up in our 4×4 vehicle and take us back to the Vol de Coloms installations, open only to flyers and their companions.
There you will be able to enjoy a hearty cooked breakfast of bread and tomato, Santa Pau haricot beans and botifarra a Catalan national dish, desserts from Cooperativa la Fageda, wine and ratafia, a local herbal liquor.
Finally, we give a flight diploma.
Enjoy the adapted hot air balloon, an experience that you will never forget.
THE BALLOON FLIGHT INCLUDES:
- Private parking in Vol de Coloms installations.
- Coffee and pastry before flying.
- Flight between 1h. and 1h. 30 min.
- Cava and special cake during the flight.
- Hearty breakfast after landing.
- Flight diploma.
Our installations are located in La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural park, near the Croscat Volcano, between Olot and the medieval town of Santa Pau. They have the take-off site, car-park, toilets, cafeteria and restaurant for exclusive use by our passengers and their companions. We have free-living animals, goats, sheeps and hens which will entertain the children. The installations, are accessible for wheelchair people.
Our GPS coordinates are: 42.150967,2.526892