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 ballon 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