Festival Volare

Festival Volare

Festival Volare is an international hot air balloon festival held annually in Igualada, Catalonia, Spain. The festival has been held since 1997 and is one of the most important hot air balloon festivals in the world.


The first Festival Volare was held in 1997 with the participation of 20 balloons. The festival has grown in popularity over the years and now attracts over 100 balloons from all over the world.


The festival features a variety of events, including:

  • Balloon launches
  • Balloon competitions
  • Night glows
  • Concerts
  • Fireworks

The festival is a popular event for families and tourists. It is a great opportunity to see hot air balloons up close and to enjoy the festive atmosphere.

Getting there

Igualada is located about 60 kilometers northwest of Barcelona. The festival is held at the Igualada-Òdena Airport.

There are a variety of ways to get to Igualada, including:

  • By car: Take the A-2 motorway from Barcelona to Igualada.
  • By train: Take the train from Barcelona to Igualada.
  • By bus: Take the bus from Barcelona to Igualada.

Once you arrive in Igualada, you can take a taxi or bus to the festival site.