Hot air balloon flight

Hot-air balloon flight over the Château de Saumur (49)

Offered by :

Charles et son équipe de pilotes

4.7 (3 reviews)

Saumur (49)

  • 3 hours
  • Up to 12 people
  • From 7 years old

Condition d’annulation

Activities subject to weather conditions: in the event of bad weather, you will be offered a postponement. In the event of cancellation, the activity will not be reimbursed.

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Activity description :

Discover the castles of the Loire Valley in a hot-air balloon, sailing along with the winds, for a unique and memorable experience. Enjoy a bird's-eye view of the Château de Saumur and all the treasures that Anjou has to offer! Enjoy views of the Château de Saumur, the Chapelle Royale Notre-Dame des Ardilliers, the Chapelle Saint-Jean and many other splendid landscapes.

Château de Saumur: the place to discover hot-air ballooning

Discover a medieval city, a princely residence and a stronghold of the Protestant Reformation from the air. Charles' hot-air balloon company is approved by the DGAC(Direction Générale de l'Aviation Civile) for passenger transport, so a safe experience awaits you!

Course of the flight :

  • Welcome: transfer to the take-off point and balloon inflation
  • Boarding for a free flight lasting about an hour
  • Itinerary : the wind will choose your destination! One thing's for sure: you'll enjoy the Loire Valley, its castles, its valley and its vineyards to the full!
  • Arrival: balloon bagging, toast from the balloonist, presentation of the first flight diploma and return to the meeting point in a vehicle

There's nothing like a hot-air balloon flight over the châteaux of the Loire Valley to discover the architectural wonders of France, so don't hesitate!


Solo rate

Price / person - Week, weekend or holiday


Solo rate - Week

Price / person - Monday to Thursday excluding public holidays


Duo rate

Price / 2 persons - Week, weekend or holidays


Child rate

Price / child, 6-12 years included


4,7 (3 reviews)

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Finalement c'était chenonceau au lever du jour c'était fabuleux et une équipe Art mongolfieres au top


17 sep 2023


Superb experience above Saumur, the Loire and the château! Very well organized and very pleasant staff! I recommend


6 sep 2023


The flight was cancelled at the last minute due to the weather. A very friendly and professional team scheduled a new flight for September 14.


30 aug 2022


Address: Place de La Mairie - Rue Molière (49400 Saumur)
GPS coordinates: latitude: 47.2604551 - longitude: -0.07615340000006654

How to get there
- Bus 415 and 416: Saumur - Théâtre
- TER: Saumur
- By car: 50 mins from Angers via A11 and A85

Know before you go

  • Duration: 3/4h including 1h flight
  • Flight: morning at sunrise or evening at sunset
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Activity subject to weather conditions, non-refundable but can be rescheduled; in the event of postponement due to weather conditions, a new date must be agreed with the professional.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes.

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