BALLOON FLIGHT FOR RONDA
To fly in a hot air balloon is one of the sensations that probably could not be described, to float in freedom, indescribable, a SIMPLY EXCITING experience.
Re-lived through the sensations of Agustín de Betancourt and Molina, in the Year 1783 realized his first flight in Spain.
The wind leads your itinerary, pushing the balloon and its passengers to an indeterminate destination, the direction and speed are controlled by the ” by the power of nature itself ” but only the height can be controlled by the hot air & ballast, the immensity of the landscape is observed by a vision of 360 º. This experience will overcome you with total amazement.
On your balloon flight you will be able to observe the beautiful city of RONDA, located in the most northwestern area of the province of Malaga, at 739 meters above sea level, admiring the majestic valleys of his region.
The fantastic tour will be overflying the city of RONDA and you will be able to admire this old town with its Baroque Churches, and the original & oldest Bullring of the world, also the famous El Tajo bridge over the gorge almost 100 meters deep excavated by the river Guadalevín, that divides to the city in two halves the old and the new; probably the capricious winds directs us to Acinipo’s archaeological area with ruins of a majestic Roman theater that rises out of the valley of “Ronda la vieja”.
We have a few words from the famous Czechoslovak poet “Rainer Maria Rilke” who lived here in the year 1913 inspired by RONDA for his famous trilogy, where it was immortalized ” the incomparable phenomenon of this city, seated on the mass of two rocks cut and separated by the narrow and deep gorge of the river, would correspond very well with the image of another city revealed in dreams.
The spectacle of this city is indescribable, around it, a spacious valley with cultivated vegetable farms, oaks trees and olive groves. At the bottom, as if it had recovered all his forces, the mountains rise again up to form the most distant splendor”. Only you can know and enjoy this amazingly incomparable experience.
- Balloon flight starts 8 am (according to the season).
- The duration of the whole excursion is 3 to 4 hours approximately.
- Duration of Flight: 1 Hour approximately.
- Followed by Typical Andaluz Breakfast, with presentation of Flight diploma.
- Then by road to RONDA City tour (*) OPTIONAL.