Hot air balloon, a flight over la Garrotxa
Ballooning, the experience to be lived
Come and enjoy a hot air balloon experience over Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park, one of the most interesting volcanoes areas in Europe.
A flight in a hot air balloon is a different way of travelling, float in the air, in pure peace and quiet. Enjoy the feeling of absolute freedom, perfect stillness and adventure.
Ideal for nature lovers and for those who are searching new sensations, a hot air balloon flight gives you a 360º bird’s eye view of the landscape.
On clear days, the views stretch from Montserrat to the Mediterranean Sea, with the Pyrenees omnipresent in the background and the dormant volcanoes below.
The activity begins bright and early in the morning (between 07:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m., according to the season) in Vol de Coloms facilities, next to Croscat volcano.
You 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 to prepare the balloon.
All our baskets have a door so, they are accessible to all kinds of public.
Flight lasts approximately 1 hour to 1 hour 30 min. The wind decides our flight path.
During the flight we make a toast with pink cava, which symbolizes the colour of the volcanoes and try a slice of coca de llardons, a delicious local cake.
The hot air balloon ride is perfect for taking aerial photos that will provide you with a memory for life.
Once back on solid ground, our ground team, who have been following our flight, pick us up in a 4×4 vehicle and take us 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 you a flight diploma.
Do you dare to take a hot air balloon ride with us? You will not regret!
THE EXPERIENCE 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