Rome: Hot-Air Balloon Flight over the Tiber Valley

Rome: Hot-Air Balloon Flight over the Tiber Valley

From $285.58 per person

Glide over the Tiber River at sunrise on a hot air balloon. Enjoy stunning views of Otricoli, sunflower fields, and the Roman countryside. Land for a traditional celebratory toast of local wine paired with tasty local snacks.

About this activity

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COVID-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Glide over the Roman countryside on a hot air balloon
  • Fly into the sunset over the Tiber River
  • Toast your flight with local DOC wines and snacks
  • Enjoy staggering views of the Apennines
  • See the panorama of Rome in the distance
Full description
Travel just 37 miles (60 km) outside of Rome to the small town of Magliano Sabina located on the Via Tiberina. Meet your pilot to transfer to the nearby launch site for a pre-flight briefing. If you choose, you can assist with the balloon inflation. Once the balloon is inflated, the pilot will welcome you onboard the 'lighter than air' flight. As you ascend into the air, enjoy 360-degree panoramic views and get bird's eye photo opportunities of the spectacular scenery. The maximum height you will ascend to is 1,500 feet (500 meters) where the temperature is almost the same as on the ground. The ground crew will be tracking your flight as you go and will be waiting with the Jeep transfer to take you back to Magliano Sabina after your landing. When you land, after a 40-60-minute flight, toast your adventure with local DOC wines, salami, and cheese. Your pilot will sign your First Flight Certificate as a souvenir of your day.
Includes
  • Detailed pre-flight briefing
  • 1-hour hot air balloon flight (approximate)
  • Traditional toast of wine and snacks at the end of your flight
  • First flight certificate, signed by the pilot
  • Transportation by Jeep to the flight take-off spot
  • Full insurance and VAT
  • Transfers from/to Rome
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
COVID-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • Customers must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

Outside Park Hotel Sabina, Magliano Sabina (RI), SS3, 02046 Magliano Sabina RI, Italy

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Flights are operated by a commercial balloon company with certifications from the Italian Civil Aviation Authority
  • The operator is not qualified to judge your fitness, so you are responsible for ensuring that you are fit to fly
  • Flights are not permitted for pregnant women, those suffering from any significant medical condition, or those that have recently undergone surgery
  • Do not take the flight if you are not able to keep a correct landing position (bend knees and keep the hands on the handles), or if you are under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs
  • Please provide a certificate of your fitness to fly from your doctor or specialist. It is essential that you disclose any medical or physical condition that could affect your safety or the safety of others
  • Children aged from 8 years and up can fly, but they must be at least 4'3" tall (1.3m)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

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Beautiful experience at dawn on a Sunday morning. As soon as the hot air balloon broke away from the ground, it seemed to live in an almost surreal reality, time stopped and everything became magic ... Wonderful landscapes and enchanted atmosphere. All the fears that had made me hesitant for days also dissolved. Great credit also goes to Ivan and Elisa, truly exquisite people. Straconsiglio.

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June 29, 2020

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