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Idea Balloon Mongolfiere inToscana
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Owner description: From here, you will fly over the legendary Chianti landscape with its hilltop towns, castles, valleys, famous vineyards, and mixed woodlands. A powerful landscape, one of the most civilised rural scenes on earth, cultivated tranquility of olives, vines, and corn. The olives' silver and the many variegated shades of green appear as a veil over elemental majesty and silence. On clear days in the distance you can see Florence to the North and the Apennine mountain range in the background; to the West you can see the Elsa valley, San Gimignano, Certaldo, and Volterra and the sea in the far distance; to the South, Poggibonsi, Colle Val d'Elsa and Siena and Monte Amiata in the distance; to the East the higher Monti del Chianti and mixed oak woodlands.all in a hot air balloon with safety and courtesy, we are a certified company from ENAC (Civil Aviation Auth.)
Reviewed 19 June 2013

An incredible experience, Stefano and Gianna were great hosts for this flight. Stefano piloting skills put us at ease very quickly. A beautiful morning and then a superb Tuscan breakfast with juicy strawberries, luscious cherries and champagne. It was very easy to organise, just a phone call, we were staying at Podere il laghi villa up the road , so a 15 minute walk to the takeoff point at 6am and we were dropped back at 9.30am. Thank you guys, Marie and Simon

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flyitaly, accountable manager at Idea Balloon Mongolfiere inToscana, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2013

Ciao Mary and Siamon thank yuo for your nice words
kiss from
Gianna&Stefano&Cris&Filippo

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Reviewed 9 June 2013

This was absolutely the most memorable experience we had in Tuscany. The balloon flight was so beautiful, peaceful and magical. Stefano put us all at ease with his experienced handling and the entire flight and landing was incredibly smooth. We enjoyed the champagne breakfast at the home of the owners and it was fantastic to see how passionate Stefano is about ballooning. Special thanks to Gianna, who has been so lovely and kind throughout the whole arrangements. Will do this again in a heartbeat!

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flyitaly, accountable manager at Idea Balloon Mongolfiere inToscana, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2013

Thank you so much to write about us
many regards
Gianan&stefano

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Reviewed 24 May 2013

Bollooning over Tuscany is a fantastic expirience. It was our first flight. And it was amasing. The feeling of freedom in the air can't be described in words.
Spefano told us about all objects we were flying above. And after the flight we had very interesting conversation and tasty breakfast.

Thank Evitta11
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flyitaly, accountable manager at Idea Balloon Mongolfiere inToscana, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2013

thank you so much when you will come back you are the welcome
all the best
Gianna&stefano and the crew

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Reviewed 12 May 2013

We planned our visit to Tuscany (and hotel) centered around this Hot Air Balloon ride. It was the best part of our 3 week vacation in Italy! I am a professional pilot myself...retired Air Force Fighter Pilot (Colonel) and a current Delta Airlines Pilot (Captain), and Captain Stephano is an outstanding and true professional pilot. It was a fantastic flight and experience!!! Gianna was excellent to work with for making all of our arrangements. You must do this!

I also recommend staying at the nearby 'Chianti Village Morrocco' Hotel. Very nice (brand new) apartment-like hotel, very reasonable price and it is only 1-2 kilometers from the balloon launch location, which is important because we had to be at the balloon launch location at 0630 AM. (This hotel is also halfway between Siena and Florence.)

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Reviewed 3 November 2012

My wife an I spent our 25th Wedding Anniversary in Tuscany and the Hot Balloon Flight was the highlight of the week. The owners of Idea Balloon were fantastic. The flight was wonderful. They arranged the perfect day for our trip to have the best weather and experience. They provided a wonderful champagne breakfast at the end of the flight. They involved us in the entire flight to truly experience hot air ballooning. I highly recommend Idea Ballooning to make your trip to Tuscany a once in a lifetime experience. This was the ultimate authentic Italian experience.
Thank you to Stefano our Pilot and everyone at Idea Ballooning.

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flyitaly, Proprietario at Idea Balloon Mongolfiere inToscana, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2012

Hello, thank you very much you will be always the welcome
regards from all of us
all the best for yuo both

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