Probably everyone has a dream to ride a hot air balloon at least for once, because this is the best opportunity to admire the beauty of the earth from the bird’s eye view! There are many ballooning festivals for fans of such activities around the world. It’s an incredibly beautiful sight. So let’s speak of the most spectacular.
International Balloon Festival in Albuquerque, USA
International Balloon Festival held in Albuquerque, USA is the largest in the world and takes place in the first week of October. It annually attracts about 750 balloons and lasts for 9 days.
Balloon Festival in Cappadocia, Turkey
Unique geological formations make this place one of the most beautiful for admiring from above. The central event of the festival is the competition for the title of the most skilled pilot of balloons in the world.
International Balloon Festival in Château-d’Oex, Switzerland
International Balloon Festival in Château-d’Oex is held annually in late January. The night glow of hot balloons on a background of the Alps looks totally great.
Bristol International Balloon Festival in the UK
Bristol International Balloon Festival in the UK is held every year and takes place in August, on the outskirts of Bristol. It’s a great way to enjoy the beauty of British natural sights from the above.
International Balloon Festival in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
International Balloon Festival in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada is attended by almost 200,000 visitors who come to see the more than 300 different shows and performances. This is a great place to spend weekend on Labor Day in Canada, which is celebrated on the first Monday in September.
Taiwan Balloon Festival in Taitung
Despite the fact that Taiwan Balloon Festival in Taitung have started only in 2011, Taiwan mountain terrain makes it one of the most beautiful festivals.
European Balloon Festival in Igualada
If you ever visit Spain in early July, won’t miss a chance to attend balloon festival in Igualada which is one of the largest balloon festival in Europe.