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Idea Balloon Mongolfiere inToscana

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Address: Strada del Cerro n.3, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Italy
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+39 055 807 7940
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From here, you will fly over the legendary Chianti landscape with its...

From here, you will fly over the legendary Chianti landscape with its hilltop towns, castles, valleys, famous vineyards, and mixed woodlands. A powerful landscape, one of the most civilised rural scenes on earth, cultivated tranquility of olives, vines, and corn. The olives' silver and the many variegated shades of green appear as a veil over elemental majesty and silence. On clear days in the distance you can see Florence to the North and the Apennine mountain range in the background; to the West you can see the Elsa valley, San Gimignano, Certaldo, and Volterra and the sea in the far distance; to the South, Poggibonsi, Colle Val d'Elsa and Siena and Monte Amiata in the distance; to the East the higher Monti del Chianti and mixed oak woodlands.all in a hot air balloon with safety and courtesy, we are a certified company from ENAC (Civil Aviation Auth.)

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What an amazing experience to finish our time in San Gimignano

My husband and I booked a Hot Air balloon at the end of our stay in San Gimignano and so pleased we did. Dealing with Gianna was an absolutely pleasure and so easy. Meet were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
GlendaJ28
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I booked a Hot Air balloon at the end of our stay in San Gimignano and so pleased we did. Dealing with Gianna was an absolutely pleasure and so easy. Meet were meet at the appointed time and driven to our take off location. Stefano our pilot was a beautiful man and we felt at ease immediately... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this ballon ride with our travel agent an we are very happy we did. Great experience, very safe knowledgeable crew. These people are great down to Earth, salt of the Earth people. After our ballon ride we were taken back to the owners outdoor deck/home/work place where we were served champagne and a full spread Italian breakfast food... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We booked this flight in April already as we are from South Africa and wanted so badly to share this experience with our friends. Because the flights are weather dependent, we prayed that things would work out and it did!!! Even though there was very little to no wind on the morning we flew, the landscape and view of San... More 

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flyitaly, Proprietario at Idea Balloon Mongolfiere inToscana, responded to this review

Thank you from Gianna &Stefano and all the staff Ciao More 

Fleming Island, Florida
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Floating above and seeing the Tuscan landscape from a Hot Air Balloon is a must when visiting Tuscany. And when choosing a Balloon operator, husband and wife Stefano and Gianna are an awesome team and they go out of their way to ensure your safety and enjoyment. We flew with them on a previous vacation and knew that flying with... More 

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Malta
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Booked through internet/ phone and was patiently given directions including instructions for the flight.....which unfortunately did not materialise due to bad weather. Both Gianna and Stefano put safety first and asked us to be patient and contact them the next day. Unfortunately that was the day when we were leaving the area.........we look forward to our first flight with them!

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flyitaly, Proprietario at Idea Balloon Mongolfiere inToscana, responded to this review

thank you we wait for you too,you are the welcome Gianna&Stefano More 

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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Stefano and Gianna go out of their ways to make this experience special! This family-owned business has been going for over 30 years and they've got it down to a fine art. Extremely efficient, safety conscious and thoughtful. Finding the location was easy via GPS, and if you get lost - just look for a giant, colorful balloon in a... More 

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flyitaly, Proprietario at Idea Balloon Mongolfiere inToscana, responded to this review

Thank you Liz, very kind from you and have a lot of of nice vespa ride!!! Gianna More 

Aix-en-Provence
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

This is one of the few companies in the world with a wheelchair-accessible cabin. We've uploaded a photo to see how I got into the cabin via a ramp. Once in, the transparent door closes to the side. It's also transparent in front of the wheelchair. The wheelchair user also has an excellent view (as does everyone, of course). The... More 

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flyitaly, Proprietario at Idea Balloon Mongolfiere inToscana, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice words, hope see you again ,all the best for you and your family G&S More 

Poitiers, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 April 2016

A trip over toscana that you can't forget... Everything is perfectly organised: the transport if you are a little far (like us in Firenze), the fly, the breakfeast in a so charming and natural place... Gianna, Stephano and all the staff are so nice and friendly! I make my marriage proposal and it was the perfect place to be! Thank... More 

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flyitaly, Proprietario at Idea Balloon Mongolfiere inToscana, responded to this review

Thank you Damien all the best for you both Gianna More 

Denver, Colorado
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2015

We did this balloon trip as part of a celebration of my 50th Birthday. It was my first balloon trip and was an incredible experience. Gianna makes the arrangements and ensured we had round trip transport from our hotel in Florence to the launch site with a great local driver. The trip itself was unforgettable. It is a balloon trip... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015

If you are staying in the area ( we were at castello del nero)..5 mins away from field. I highly recommend this balloon ride in the early morning 5:30 am! Our whole family went (5 in basket) Had a great time. Stefano and Gianna..they picked us up and served us breakfast at their lovely home after the ride and then... More 

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flyitaly, Direttore at Idea Balloon Mongolfiere inToscana, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review hope to see you again here in Tuscany nice regards G&S More 

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