Air balloon flightTouraine Terre d'Envol
There are numerous sites where you can fly in hot-air balloon, but a flight in the Loire Valley, Valley of the Kings of France is one of 10 inescapable things to be made in this magnificent country.
Approved Public Passenger transport, we fly in hot-air balloon in Touraine since 2004, that is why we know perfectly the region. We offer you the biggest variety of sites of flight * to make you discover the beauty of castles and landscapes of the Val de Loire.
You will savor your flight in balloon over one of the most magnificent castles: Amboise, Azay-le-Rideau, Chenonceau, Chinon, Montbazon, Richelieu, Saumur, Villandry … All these sites are inseparable of the History of France and its Kings; these names evoke the history of Joan of Arc, Léonard de Vinci, the events of the Middle Ages and the prodigious period the Renaissance …
The flights in balloon take place every day, according to the conditions meteo. The best period to fly extends from April till October. However, we also fly in Winter. The flight in hot-air balloon takes place generally early in the morning (6 hours at 9 am in the morning) and late in the evening (5 pm to 8 pm). The flight lasts approximately 1 hour, but count approximately 3 at 4 hours all in all for the service. After the flight, you will be "baptized" according to the aerostatic tradition, you will receive your name and your title of Baptism, as well as your Certificate of First Flight. Then your pilot will lead you up to the site of takeoff by 4x4.
The price includes a flight of approximately 1 hour duration, "baptizing" ceremony, Certificate of First Flight, wine, passenger insurance and transportation back to a hotel or a meeting place.
At your service : hot-air balloons for 4, 6, 7, 8 or 10 passengers. Compulsory reservation by telephone in 00 33 6 20 55 40 70 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
* The exact take off place depends on the certain weather conditionsCompulsory reservation by telephone in +33 (0)6 20 55 40 70 or by email email@example.com.
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Gyro-club of Touraine
Gyroclub of Touraine welcomes you 6 day / 7 on simple phone call (appointment) whether it is for a discovery flight above Loire valley castles or that you are interested by the piloting of autogiros (ULM classe4). The training is assured on type Magny M16's device all over the world recognized for its qualities of robustness and its exceptional capacities of teaching the piloting.
The training is identical whom you are valid or in armchair and the access to the site presents no difficulty. The gyro-club of Touraine is situated on the aerodrome of Tours-Sorigny.
Open from Monday to Saturday from 9 am till 7 pm
Rates for a discovery flight: 150€ the hour of flight, 75€ half an hour
Gyroclub of Touraine
166 boulevard Jean Jaures
37300 Joué les Tours
Phone number: +33(0)6 60 73 21 28 / +33(0)2 47 67 22 33
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