The History of Hot Air Ballooning

The History of Hot Air Ballooning

On September 19, 1783 Pilatre De Rozier, a scientist, launched the first hot air balloon called 'Aerostat Reveillon'. The passengers were a sheep, a duck and a rooster and the balloon stayed in the air

Embark on a Magical Balloon Flight Over central Catalonia

If you're looking for an experience that will leave you breathless and allow you to marvel at the magnificent views of central zone of Catalonia, look no further: hot air balloon flights are the answer.

Understanding the landing of a hot air balloon

Have you ever wondered how hot air balloons land? Or if they can land anywhere?

While they can't be controlled like an airplane, pilots have their ways of guiding them. On this publication we will clear your doubts.

European Balloon Festival 2024


The European Balloon Festival is an international concentration of hot air balloons that was held for the first time in 1997 in Igualada. Since then, it has established itself as a competition and a reference festival at a European level.

What Happens if a Hot Air Balloon Gets a Hole?

What Happens if a Hot Air Balloon Gets a Hole?

While taking a hot air balloon ride is exhilarating and liberating, you can’t help but have doubts and worries, especially if it's your first time. It's only natural to wonder what would happen if a hot air balloon gets a hole.

Why does a Hot Air Balloon Float?

Why does a Hot Air Balloon Float?

Hot air rises. Heated air molecules “spread out” or expand and bounce around, and the space becomes less dense than the surrounding space. Increasing the air temperature inside the balloon envelope

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