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Fontainebleau Forest Half Day Hot-Air Balloon Ride with Chateau de Fontainebleau

Fontainebleau, France

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Free Cancellation
up to 24 hours in advance
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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 3 more
Good for avoiding crowds


Take to the skies over Fontainebleau during a 1-hour hot air balloon ride. Enjoy the whole 3-hour experience, from inflating the balloon to the post-flight toast, as well as the views of the countryside from the balloon. Watch the forest drift by below you and keep an eye out for wildlife.
  • 3-hour hot air balloon experience over Fontainebleau, including 1-hour flight
  • Travel to launch point outside Paris to watch the balloon inflation process
  • Take flight and soar over the Fontainbleau countryside, former hunting ground of French royalty
  • Enjoy the views during the 1-hour balloon flight
  • Return to the departure point for a “toast des Aéronautes” after landing
  • Choose an early morning or evening departure
Glass of Champagne
Light refreshments
Live commentary on board
Round-trip shared transfer
Hotel pickup and drop-off in Paris

Departure Point

Avenue de Maintenon, 77300 Fontainebleau, France

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Passengers MUST reconfirm 24 to 48 hours before the flight
  • Pickup and drop-off is available from the train station or hotels in Fontainebleau only; not Paris
  • Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not suitable for pregnant women
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or a refund less 15 euros per ticket
  • Operates in most weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • A mobile telephone number MUST be advised at time of booking
  • Please indicate, either on the booking form or by contacting the local tour operator after booking, which time you prefer for the balloon ride, morning or afternoon
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the maximum group size during Fontainebleau Forest Half Day Hot-Air Balloon Ride with Chateau de Fontainebleau?
This activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Fontainebleau Forest Half Day Hot-Air Balloon Ride with Chateau de Fontainebleau.


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No pun intended : what a...
, Jul 2017
No pun intended : what a gas!!!! Enjoyed every minite
Felt like a bird soaring. The most...
, Aug 2016
Felt like a bird soaring. The most awesome experience, felt safe, and would definately do it again. We were celebrating our 32 wedding anniversary with this trip, and it was without the icing on the cake. The French countryside was so beautiful. Go ahead and do this trip, you won't regret it!
Amazing experience. The staff were...
golnaz h
, Jul 2016
Amazing experience. The staff were great and made the whole experience enjoyable. I would definitely recommend this
Cancelamento pelo clima
, Jun 2019
Solicito o meu reembolso de viagem marcada no dia 8 de junho em Fontainebleau para três pessoas. Enviar orientação por email
icon Response from Host , Jul 2019
Olá, sim, é claro, o Viator Trip Advisor reembolsará seus ingressos desde que o voo foi cancelado devido ao mau tempo.

Product code: 20492P2

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