More about us. Balloon Team Italia, Balloon rides Tuscany is a professional balloon rides company based near San Casciano Val di Pesa, 8 miles South of Florence. Our passion for hot-air ballooning and the continuous search for improvement and development is our key. We constantly work on exploring possibility’s and new challenges. In synergy with our partners over the years we have evolved into one of the most reliable and creative Balloon Teams in Italy.
Our Balloon Team is number one for hot air balloon rides in Tuscany, Italy. We are a Italian registered company, licensed for commercial passenger balloon flights by both the Italian and Swiss Civil Aviation Authorities. We are affiliated with the BBAC – British Balloon and Airship Club, ENAC – Ente Nazionale Aviazione Civile and FOCA – Federal Office Civil Aviation. Our pilots are highly qualified professionals with Commercial Balloon Pilot Licenses and many hundreds of hours of experience. Our Company has an impeccable safety record and we use the latest balloon equipment, regularly inspected under EASA – European Aviation Safety Agency standards.
Our large fleet of balloons comfortably carry from 2 to 5, 8 up to 16 passengers, and allow us to be very versatile and satisfy every request, flying private flights for two passengers up to large groups of over 50 passengers. We provide impeccable customer service and attention to detail. We retain constant focus on the safety and enjoyment of our passengers, and because we are a relatively small company we do provide a very personal and intimate experience.