Hot air balloon flight

Hot-air balloon flight over Chenonceau (37)

Offered by :

David et son équipe de pilotes

4.8 (20 reviews)

Franceuil (37)

  • 3 hours
  • Up to 12 people
  • From 5 years old

You can cancel free of charge up to 14 days before the date of the activity.

Gift card valid for 12 months, free exchange

Activity description :

Discover one of the most beautiful spots in France on this hot-air balloon flight over the Châteaux de la Loire. You'll have the chance to take a hot-air balloon ride over Chenonceau, and admire its magnificent listed castle from the air.

The châteaux of the Loire Valley: a superb spot for hot-air ballooning

During this flight, you will be able to fly over one of the most beautiful castles of France over the Loire River, known for its famous two-story gallery built over the river by Catherine de Medici.

Course of the flight :

  • Welcome: short briefing and transfer to the take-off site, followed by hot-air balloon inflation.
  • Board the gondola and set off for the 1-hour flight.
  • Itinerary: let yourself be carried along by the wind, without the slightest feeling of vertigo. Your hot-air balloon flight will take you on a tour of the châteaux of the Loire Valley, departing from Chenonceau. You'll be able to admire this castle on the water, its majestic garden and its unrivalled architecture.
  • A gentlelanding by the pilot
  • Arrival: tasting of the traditional "Toast des Aérostiers", return to the meeting point by vehicle.

The Château de Chenonceau is a jewel of France's historic monuments, overlooking the Cher River. It is also famous for its splendid gardens designed by Diane de Poitiers and Catherine de Médicis.


Zero booking fees

Adult rate - Week

Price per person - Monday to Friday


Adult rate - Weekend

Price / person - Saturday & Sunday


Child rate

Price per person - Children aged 6 to 12


Duo rate - Weekdays and weekends

Price / 2 people


4,8 (20 reviews)

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Hello Very satisfied with our mongolfiére tour on Tuesday June 25 above Chenonceau; Fabien our pilot was very experienced and listened to his passengers. Super pleasant as well as his very dynamic team; Thanks again for everything Marylène and Bernard Garrè

Bernard ,

3 jul 2024


Superb experience, very friendly pilot and team. Great time 🤗


24 jun 2024


Good, fun and perfect for a spring evening.


1 jun 2024


Flight on August 27, 2023. Super nice team, passionate people who don't hesitate to explain and involve us in the balloon preparation. Luckily, we were able to admire the Chenonceau castle, the Cher river, wild animals. It was really great 🤩 thanks to you 😉


21 apr 2024


Perfect, a friendly, serious and competent team.


9 feb 2024


Address :
Cave Viticole de La Gourmandière, 24 avenue de Chenonceaux, 37150 Francueil

How to get there:
- By train: TER - Chenonceaux
- By car: 40 mins from Tours via D140 and D976

Know before you go

  • Duration: 3 hours including 1 flight
  • Flight: at sunrise and sunset, times depending on the season. These are the only times of the day when the conditions of air stability, moderate outside temperature and light winds necessary for the flight are met.
  • Gondolas: 12 to 15 seats
  • Season: April to October
  • In-flight temperature: same as on the ground
  • Bring comfortable clothing and a jacket or sweater.
  • Gift vouchers are valid for flights on all days of the year, without limitation, including weekends and public holidays.
  • In the event of bad weather, you will be offered a postponement - no refunds possible.

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