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Hot-air balloon festival

Three days of bright colours and dazzling views, St Emilion's hot-air balloon festival is renowned around France and especially in the Dordogne. Viewing at dusk, you watch the setting sun illuminate the silhouettes of 15 balloons floating in a haze across the sky. The event takes place over 3 days and 2 nights incorporating many different cultural designs of hot-air ballons. Extraordinary views, scenery and cultural differences being shared all intermingle here to give an enjoyable festive ambiance.

 Hot-Air balloon

St Emilions hosting of the hot-air balloon festival has gone on for two years now, and they will be celebrating their third coming together in the coming month. International crowds are attracted to the event with stalls selling merchandise and pilots giving talks and offering rides throughout the festival.

The event runs from the 18th to the 20th of October..

To find out more  visit the festival website.


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