Balloon Rides in Madrid

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    Balloon Rides in Madrid


    GoMadrid, together with Balloon Flights Spain, is now able to offer spectacular Hot Air Balloon Rides in Spain, allowing you to experience panoramic vistas of some of historic Spanish cities, a bird's eye view of medieval squares and the chance to spot from the sky some of the great monuments in Madrid, Segovia or Toledo. This really is a marvellous opportunity to make your visit to Spain a memorable, once in a lifetime occasion, moving with the wind on a relaxing and peaceful journey with no noise apart from the quiet whisper from the burner and the sounds from the countryside below.


    A typical balloon ride is as follows:
    • the day begins around 08.00, depending on the season, when you will be advised where to meet the crew
    • all the meteorological checks will be carried out to ensure that conditions are perfect for your flight
    • you are briefed on the flight details
    • the balloon is then removed from its bag and miraculously transformed to its full majestic size after a cold inflation with a fan, and later with the burners
    • when everything is ready, your hot air balloon flight begins and you say “goodbye” to terra firma for an hour or so while enjoying the exhilarating views
    • when a suitable place to land has been spotted, the descent to reality will begin as the balloon glides gently back to the ground
    • during the short wait for the retrieve crew the balloon is packed away and a glass of champagne enjoyed by all, including the pilot!
    Flights are available near Madrid, Segovia, Toledo and many other Spanish cities

    MADRID
    Enjoy your bird’s eye view of the largest bull-ring in Spain at Las Ventas, the fascinating and colourful street markets and of course for football fans, Real Madrid football club at the Bernabeu stadium. Other highlights of your trip will be the medieval squares, including the great Plaza Mayor; palaces such as the 3000 room Royal Palace (Palacio Real); the 19th century Parliament building, and Retiro park which is an important part of the (turkeyarena.com) life of the people of Madrid, providing a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. On Sunday mornings in particular you'll see Madrileños enjoying their leisure time. You'll spot the Teleférico de Madrid - a cable car that runs from Rosales in the west of the city to a restaurant in the Casa de Campo Park. The ride gives great views of Madrid's skyline and many museums including the Prado.

    TOLEDO
    The ballon flight over over Granada takes off from the west of this historic city. You will be able to admire all the most famous landmarks including Sacromonte hill, the historical Albaicin district, the Cathedral, and of course the Alhambra.

    TOLEDO
    The essential panoramic sights of the city include the stunning Cathedral, the Alcazár (Fortress), Synagogues and the Iglesia de Santo Tomé which houses El Greco's greatest masterpiece.

    SEGOVIA
    Segovia is a mediaeval city, like Toledo, but with a quite different feel to it, like the essence of Old Castile, noble, powerful, and a little austere. It is a World Heritage site, packed to its city walls and beyond with historic buildings. The mountains provide a dramatic backdrop to Segovia's monumental skyline, particularly in winter and spring when covered with snow.turkeyarena.com To request your hot-air balloon flight, please fill out the booking form below with your details and click the button. A copy of the form will be sent to the email address you specify and you will be contacted by the local company Balloon Flights Spain to confirm your booking.

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