Up Up and Away Hot Air Ballooning in Provence
Hot Air Ballooning in Provence
A couple months ago we were invited on a hot air balloon ride with AeroProvence. I think Tom, the owner, felt obligated with my enthusiastic likes and comments on all his Instagram posts of fields and fields of lavender. Experiencing a ride in a hot air balloon has always been a dream of mine.
We slept for about 3 hours after a crazy week before driving the 1.5 hours to our liftoff spot. We arrived, amazingly early, and ate croissants in the car in the pitch-black parking lot while watching the others arrive, equally a little confused in the darkness.
…Continue reading here for Ashley’s Curious Provence post and beautiful photographs of their (early) morning floating in a hot air balloon above the tranquil Luberon Valley. Discover the thrill of being carried by the wind, completely untethered.
Hot Air Balloon Flight Details
Route de Moustiers
Tel:+33 (0)6 70 20 43 96
Flights are available all year, by appointment only, and dependant on weather conditions. Suitable for anyone above the age of six (6).
Tom the owner/operator has logged over 6000 flight hours in gliders, ultra-lights (aéronef) and hot air balloons (aerostats).
Are you interested in gliding in Provence? Read: St Remy Things to Do Try Gliding at Aéroclub des Alpilles and Taking Flight in Provence Gliding over St Remy