When in Italy do as the Italians do.

Take the hot air balloon ride that Italians love.

In Umbria, near Tuscany, Siena, Florence and Rome.

(Just 2 hours away from Rome & Florence!)

Read about the great experiences of our passengers on over 386 five-star reviews on TripAdvisor and Google.

Awarded the Badge of Excellence by Viator.

Just $230* (€220) for Adults

$155* (€145) for Children (6 to 12)

* Price is an estimate converted to USD. You will be charged the price displayed in EUR.

Fly with one of the most experience pilots in the world! Join Captain Peter and his crew, on arguably the most beautiful hot air balloon ride in the world over the uncharted green heart of Italy. The ride is followed by a sumptuous Umbrian breakfast and a Sagrantino wine tasting experience.

During the flight, admire the area dotted with Roman and Medieval historic villages surrounded by vineyards and olive groves. A real feast for your eyes and soul.


Get to know the Green Heart of Italy even more with our FLIGHT + LODGINGS.



Spend 2 nights with us at La Residenza del Pilota plus fly on our Hot Air Balloon ride on either of your mornings.

Make La Residenza del Pilota your base for your visit to Umbria. Close to Assisi, Bevagna, Spoleto, Perugia, Montefalco, Gubbio, Orvieto and top Sagrantino vineyards.

Receive a complimentary bottle of wine—a Montefalco Rosso DOC from Cantina Dionigi.

For 2 people 2 nights

Available Apr 1 to Nov 1.


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Important information you should know before booking with us

La Residenza del Pilota is open all year round. During our hot air ballooning season, from April 1 to November 1, our accommodation is available exclusively for guests who fly with us.  You can book your stay with us and not fly from November 2 to March 31.

Our packages are also restricted to certain times of the year. See the following:

  • The Balloonist Special is available from April 1 to November 1.
  • The Wine Lover’s Special is available from April 1 to November 1.
  • The Truffle Hunter’s Special is available from April 1 to November 1.

We require payment of your accommodation or package upon confirmation of your booking. We will send you payment instructions upon confirmation of your booking.

We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover credit cards, also bank transfer and PayPal.

When you depart we will bill you any extra services or activities at La Residenza del Pilota. We accept cash and the above mentioned credit cards.

If you need to cancel your booking, please contact us as soon as possible. No fee will be charged if you cancel at least 2 days prior to your booked arrival date.  Cancellations made after this date and payments made towards your booking are not refundable. No shows are also not refundable.

In case you need to cancel your booking please notify us as soon as possible. Notifying us of any changes also helps us with preparations for your adventure.

Changes or cancellations may be made by calling +39 366 314 0558, or, emailing us here.

You can also book by phone or WhatsApp

If you prefer to book via phone then call us on the following number +39 366 314 0558 between 9am and 20pm (GMT+1) every day of the week.  If you do not receive a reply, please leave a message with your name, telephone number and a brief message.  We will return your call within the next business day.

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