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  • Location:Florence, Italy
  • Duration:1-3 hours

Tuscany Hot Air Balloon Flight

Get a bird’s-eye view of the Tuscan countryside on this 1-hour hot air balloon flight. Departing from San Casciano in Val di Pesa, an expert captain will lift you 2,000 feet (609 meters) into the air. Soak up unparalleled views of Tuscany’s olive groves and vineyards spread out below, as well as quaint villages and stunning castles. Then toast your adventure with a complimentary glass of Champagne after descending back down into the countryside. If staying in Florence, upgrade your ticket to include transport to and from your hotel. 


  • Hot air balloon ride over Tuscany from San Casciano in Val di Pesa
  • Soar over the gorgeous Italian countryside on a 1-hour flight
  • Enjoy aerial views rolling hills dotted with villas, castles, vineyards and olive groves
  • Toast the experience with a glass of Champagne upon landing
  • Upgrade to include hotel pickup and drop-off from central Florence

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What You Can Expect

Tuscany Hot Air Balloon Flight

Fly over Tuscany in an attention-grabbing hot air balloon!

Your hot air balloon tour will begin approximately 9 miles (15km) from Florence, in the village of San Casciano Val di Pesa, where your captain and crew will meet you at the launch spot. After a brief safety overview, hop aboard the basket and rise up over the Tuscan hillside.

Peer down at a scenic landscape of cypress trees, fruit orchards and vineyards. From 2,000 feet (609 meters), you’ll enjoy unique aerial views of nearby villages, castles and the iconic Tuscan hills that make this setting one of the most beautiful in the world.

After an hour of sightseeing, glide back down to the ground and toast your fellow travelers with a glass of Champagne. Upgrade your ticket to include transportation to and from your Florence hotel.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

What a wonderful time! It was so fun!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This was a dream of mine and a bucket list item checked off. The sites were breath taking would highly recommend for whom ever wants a life time experience.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This was the culmination of our trip! The original day selected was rescheduled due to high winds, but it was quickly rescheduled for our last day! Three generations enjoyed a ride of a lifetime!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

The balloon company was very good! The flight was perfect. Unlike one other balloon flight I have gone on, this one had all ready to go when we arrived. The landing was fine and we had a very nice champagne breakfast in the field where we landed. The bread, cheeses and fruit were mostly, if not all from the folks that ran the flight. They were very pleasant. I would do this again and again. I definitely recommend the tour operator and Viator was good to book them through as well. No hitches at all.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

It was a surprise for my wife and we both loved it. We saw the Tuscany sunrise and had a very pleasant ride over Tuscany. The views were spectacular! There was a weather forecast issue and they were able to accommodate a change. I would recommend this to anyone. We had a pickup from the hotel which worked very well. The pilot was very nice and professional.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

This trip was absolutely awesome. We had a great time and after the ride they provided wine, cheese and fruit.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

First Class All the way !!!! Well done and what an experience. Bot to be missed . The views are great and safety is paramount.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This was an absolutely amazing experience! The crew was accommodating from start to end, by giving us helpful directions, making sure we felt comfortable about the procedures, and getting to know us at the end with delicious snacks and drinks after landing. Our pilot was an award winning balloonist, which made us feel a lot more confident about the safety. The view is breathtaking and so peaceful at the top. Make sure to wear covered shoes and pants, because you may have to walk through some overgrown fields, depending on landing opportunities. The early wake-up was definitely worth it! I am definitely going to write another glowing review on their specific website.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Awesome. Weather, people, pilot...the best.

4 star rating: Recommended November 2015

Memorable trip. Started reasonably on time. Much fanfare as the balloons were being filled with hot air. Then we boarded. Then lift-off. We drifted about 500ft above the ground, the sun rose in the East, and the shadow from the balloon was visible on the ground. A beautiful way to start the day.

Two surprises:
1. It's not cold! The heat from the burners keeps everyone warm.
2. It's not windy. One is travelling at the speed of the wind so one does not feel the wind.

Highly recommended.

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