BALLOON FLIGHT FOR GRANADA
To fly in a hot air balloon is one of the sensations that probably could not be described, to float in freedom, indescribable, a SIMPLY EXCITING experience.
Re-lived through the sensations of Agustín de Betancourt and Molina, in the Year 1783 realized his first flight in Spain.
The wind leads your itinerary, pushing the balloon and its passengers to an indeterminate destination, the direction and speed are controlled by the ” by the power of nature itself ” but only the height can be controlled by the hot air & ballast, the immensity of the landscape is observed by a vision of 360 º. This experience will overcome you with total amazement.
On this balloon flight you will be able to observe the city of Granada, located in the province of GRANADA at 680 meters above sea level, opposite the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains and the confluence of the rivers Darro and Genil.
After taking off from the “Ermita de San Miguel” to the west of the city, after takeing more altitude, you can see the impressive neighborhood of the “Sacromonte” with his caves, which now days are home to the local Gipsy people, where they perform the best “Tablao Flamenco” in all of Spain. The historical Albayzin district. The beautiful Cathedral of Granada, and the old Arab Palace of the Alhambra which was the headquarters of King Nazarí of Granada, with the Generalife palace and gardens (*).
You cannot stop admiring this beautiful part of Andalusia, and the amazing views from the hot air balloon flight.
The landing is always determined by the wind direction, it has the habit of taking to us the country area around the city where we will land.
After the balloon flight you will visit the Metropolitan city of Granada.
- Balloon flight starts 8 am (according to the season).
- The duration of the whole excursion is 3 to 4 hours approximately.
- Duration of Flight: 1 Hour approximately.
- Followed by Typical Andaluz Breakfast, with presentation of Flight diploma.
- Then by road to GRANADA City tour (*) OPTIONAL.