Santa Pau a medieval town
Ballooning, the experience to be lived
If you arrive early in the afternoon, you can stroll through the alleys of the medieval town of Santa Pau, declared Historic-Artistic Complex in 1971.
In addition to a typically medieval facade, with walls, irregular streets and evocative corners, the town has buildings of Architectural value is remarkable.
The valley of Santa Pau has an exceptional natural value, since 81% of the territory is Protected Area and is part of the Natural Park of the Volcanic Zone with points of special interest such as the Croscat Volcano and the volcanic greens, the Santa Margarida Volcano , La Fageda d'en Jordà ...
In the evening you will dine at the tasting menu at the Masnou restaurant. A place is small, cozy and very familiar.
It is a restaurant located in the heart of the Natural Park, in a privileged area, surrounded by volcanoes and marvelous landscapes.
They offer typical cuisine from Santa Pau and La Garrotxa, made with products from the volcanic land, and recovering old recipes from the grandmothers and godmothers of the area.
CAN MENCIÓ PENSION
You will spend the night at the Can Menció Pension, located in the porticoed square of Santa Pau.
This small pension has 12 double rooms and one family room. All of them has a private bathroom.
Can Menció pension also has a living room with a fireplace and a terrace with views.
Can Menció in Santa Pau does not have a restaurant. However you can go to one of the restaurants in town. There you can taste different typical dishes of volcanic cuisine.
What you will find on the ground floor of the same accommodation is a cafeteria and a pastry shop. It is the only one in Santa Pau and under the shadow of the laps, you can contemplate the Plaza Mayor tasting one of its sandwiches or cakes.
The Can Menció pension is 10 minutes far from our facilities.
The activity begins 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.
The balloon 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 signed by the pilot.
Come and spend the weekend in Santa Pau!
THE EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:
- Dinner at Masnou Restaurant.
- Accommodation at the Can Menció Gesthouse, the night before the flight.
- Private parking in Vol de Coloms installations.
- Coffee and pastry before the balloon ride.
- Flight between 1h. and 1h. 20 min.
- Cava and special cake during the flight.
- Hearty cooked breakfast after the landing.
- Flight diploma.