Switzerland from the top: Hot Air Balloon Flights (Château-d’Oex)
If you are wondering about what to choose as the most unforgettable experience in French Switzerland, then Hot Air Balloon Flights from Ballons Château-D’Oex is the answer.
Imagine, after only a couple of minutes flying, an impressive 360° panorama appears in front of your eyes. Most days you can admire the whole Alpine landscape from Mont-Blanc to Eiger, setting your eyes on Grand-Combin, Matterhorn, and Jura as well as the Lake Geneva and Fribourg beautiful scenery.
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Hot air balloon Switzerland Flights from Ballons Château-D’Oex
Why Chateau-D’Oex is the best place in French Alps for the hot air balloon Switzerland flights?
You might have heard about the International Hot Air Balloon Festival that is hosted every winter at Château-d’Oex. This is the Swiss Alps capital for hot air ballooning. And this would be from where you are going to get your own breathtaking flight! It is chosen for its exceptional microclimate and superb views over the Alps and Pre-Alps.
The flight usually takes off from Château-d’Oex at sunrise in summer months and a bit later in the morning during other seasons. The hot air balloon experience will last for around 4 hours. You would fly for at least an hour taking in the magnificent views over Alps. And after the landing a glass of wine accompanied by some specialties from the Pays-d’Enhaut will be waiting for you.