Discovery flights by planes and hot air balloons

For informed amateurs or simply curious, the aerodromes are open to everyone so that everyone has the chance to see Haute-Saintonge from the sky and thus discover incredible views of the Gironde estuary or the cognac vineyards.

The Jonzac flying club also offers hot air balloon flights. An original balcony offering a 360 ° view of the Saintonge landscapes.

Jonzac aerodrome

The Aéroclub de Jonzac en Haute Saintonge offers numerous discovery flights in the surroundings: overflights of Jonzac, the islands, the great estuary of the Gironde, the prestigious Cognac and Bordeaux vineyards … The choice is yours!  This wonderful region is even more beautiful seen from above, day or night.

Thanks to its hard runway upgraded in 2018, Jonzac aerodrome can now accommodate many types of aircraft, including jet flights or night flights to also meet the needs of the congress center.


Aérodrome Jonzac-Neulles

Phone +33 (0)5 46 49 50 83 –

Aerodromes in Haute-Saintonge

Aerodrome of Pons – Avy

31 route de l’aérodrome 17800 AVY

Aerodrome of Montendre – Nord Blayais

Petit Gablezac – 33860 MARCILLAC

Phone +33 (0)5 57 32 40 50 –—marcillac

Hot air balloons in Jonzac

Passengers board hot air balloons aboard the “Antilles de Jonzac”, the “Pineau des Charentes” or the “Charente Maritime”. The journey takes place in silence interspersed with the sound of jets of heat inflating the balloon. Flights are organized in the early morning or late afternoon, depending on specific weather conditions.

Depending on the winds, the trip will go in one direction or another but still allow you to admire magnificent landscapes. They leave an unforgettable memory. A hot air balloon flight is an unforgettable gift idea for yourself or to offer to your loved ones!

These boats take you through the air and enjoy a rare perspective on the environment of Jonzac and its region. An adventure where you participate in setting up the balloon before embarking on the unforgettable aerial ride.

Aéroclub of Jonzac

Reservations at the Jonzac Tourist Office – +33 (0)5 46 48 49 29
or at Aéroclub +33 (0)5 46 49 50 83

Flights are subject to weather conditions. When booking, it is necessary to communicate an availability period for the flight. The balloonists will contact you at the appropriate time.

European Cup of Hot Air Balloons

Every two years, Haute-Saintonge hosts an international event: the European Cup of Hot Air Balloons

Next European Cup of Hot Air Balloons from July 29 to August 1, 2021