The French region of Lorraine consists of 4 departments
Things to See and Do
Lorraine Mondial Air Balloons
26 July - 04 August 2013
This is a ballon festival that attracts over 1000 hot air balloons from all over the world. It is held every 2 years and 2013 sees the 13th festival.
It is free for visitors and there are many attractions in the Balloon Villes, including childrens rides, market stalls and exhibitors, as well as bars and restaurants - something for everyone!
It is held at Chambley-Bussieres Air Base (nearest large town is Metz). The public entrance is near the village of Saint-Julien-les Gorze.
For further information please visit
www.pilatre-de-rozier.com (official site)
Photographs and text © Lisa Evans 2013 (except where stated)