Frequently Asked questions
How does a hot air balloon work?
How can you drive a hot air balloon?
Why do hot air balloons fly early in the morning?
HOW MUCH DOES A BALLOON FLIGHT IN TUSCANY COST?
Firenze Mongolfiere offers multiple experiences. The cost depends on the place of departure and the type of flight. In fact, there are both group flights and private flights. In the group balloon flight, you share the basket with other passengers.
In the private balloon flight, on the other hand, it is a flight that allows you to reserve the entire basket and fly in total privacy with your partner or with a small group of friends or family.
The cost of a group flight in a hot air balloon in Tuscany starts from €250.00 per person. For a private flight, however, the price starts from €1250.00 where up to 6 passengers are allowed. All balloon flights include a breakfast at the end of the flight and the transfer from the landing point to the departure point.
WHERE CAN YOU TAKE A BALLOON RIDE?
HOW LONG IS THE BALLOON RIDE?
The flight is usually about 60 minutes, but you have to consider about 3 hours in total where you will be informed about the safety measures to be taken during the flight and the time in which you will then be accompanied to the take-off point once landed.
WHEN TO GO ON A BALLOON RIDE?
Where does a hot air balloon land?
How many people are on the balloon?
Firenze Mongolfiere has a large fleet of balloons of different sizes. Our balloons are capable of carrying 2, 6 and 10 people. The baskets are divided into various compartments so that you have your space.
Is ballooning safe?
Flying in a hot air balloon is a very safe activity and suitable for everyone, just think of the simplicity of which a hot air balloon is made: it has a few very simple and all independent components. However, Firenze Mongolfiere operates in the safest and most enjoyable way for the customer. Furthermore, Firenze Mongolfiere is an Authorized Air Operator certified by the Italian Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC) for Public Passenger Transport and Aerial Work. Our pilots are experienced professionals with many hours of flight with great experience in the sector. Furthermore, the company is constantly committed to crew training. Our company boasts of constantly having recently built equipment supplied by the best manufacturers in the sector and regularly inspected as required by the European directives EASA – European Aviation Safety Agency Standards. Our fleet is covered by aviation insurance in accordance with the law.
What is the clothing for flying in a hot air balloon?
Who can't participate for safety reasons?
In spite of ourselves, according to EASA standards, the activity is NOT allowed for:
– Those suffering from cardiovascular diseases, pacemaker carriers and subjects with heart disease.
– Subjects with bone deficit or osteoporosis.
– Subjects with serious physical problems that prevent them from walking normally.
– Pregnant women.
– Subjects with severe hearing compensation problems.
– Subjects who have suffered impairments of the limbs.