Globus Empordà Colomers

Moved by a spirit of adventure and by the fascination with balloons, he decided to offer flights in balloons through the beautiful area where is the: the Ampurdán.

Flight area

You can choose between Bajo Ampurdán and Alto Ampurdán.

  • From Bajo Ampurdán: we usually leave a town called Ultramort, from where you can see the bay of Roses, the Montgrí Castle, the Medas Islands, the Bay of Pals, a good part of the Costa Brava, towns like Ullastret (the ruins too), the Scale, Peratallada, Palau Sator, Monells, Púbol, Verges, Torroella de Montgrí, Cabo de Creus,...
  • From Alto Ampurdán: normally we go to Figueras, Vilatenim, where you can see Figueras, the Bay of Roses, the Cape of Creus, the Pyrenees, towns such as Peralada, Avinyonet de Puigventós, Ampuriabrava, Rosas, the mouth of the Fluvià,...

The flight

It stays at an hour and in a certain place. The balloon is prepared to inflate it. The preparation lasts about half an hour. Normally the meeting point is the soccer field of Ultramort. Hours: -6.45 to 7.00 am from May to the end of August. -7.30 to 8.30 am in autumn and spring. -8.30 to 9.00 in winter.

Once the balloon is inflated, the passengers board and we will take off and start flying. Depending on the weather, we will climb between 500 and 2000 meters. The duration of the flight is one hour, one hour and a half (depending on weather conditions).

During the flight, the tracking team follows us to the landing site, and the balloon is collected.

Then we will go to make a full lunch of -payés-, there will be the celebration of the flight with a toast with cava, some diplomas will be given and a DVD of the -Bajo Ampurdán will be given from the air-, (in balloon), couple or group.

Curiosities

The balloon does not tide and does not move.

  • The balloon is not driven: it moves at the mercy of the wind.
  • In a balloon, you do not have vertigo!
  • In the globe it is not cold. On the contrary, the burner gives more heat.
  • The direction of the balloon can be controlled depending on the wind direction of the day it is flown.
  • The height can be calculated very well.
  • The landing site is not known a priori. On the fly, one place or another will be chosen.
  • We recommend that you bring a hat or cap to protect from the sun and the burner.

Conditions and prices

Minimun 2 persons. In case of a single person, he would join her with other people.

  • Maximum: there is not. In case of filling the available seats, other balloons are rented.
  • Price: the price is € 150 per person, for those over 10 years old. For children under 10 years, The price is € 70.

With the price it includes:

  • the flight (between 1 hour and an hour and a half)
  • Car tracking
  • VAT
  • the complete breakfast (of fork) + toast with cava
  • insurance for all passengers
  • Photo of memory magnet
  • Photo report

* in groups or companies the price to be specified.

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