Location : Château-d'Oex
How to Reach
By Car : Get the car take the A12 motorway, and exit at Bulle. Follow the signs to reach Chateau-d'Oex. Or you can take the alternate path via A9 motorway and exit at Aigle, and then follow signs for Col des Mosses to reach Chateau-d'Oex.
From Simmental : By car take the A6 motorway, exit at Spiez then follow signs for Zweisimmen, Saanen and Gstaad, then Chateau-d'Oex.
By Train : Take the MOB line from Montreux to Zweisimmen, via Rossiniere and Gstaad to reach Château-d'Oex.
Château-d'Oex is a hot-air balloon paradise for adventure spots lovers. Over the years this site has become an important hot air ballooning site. All thanks to the climate and exceptional beauty of Pays-d'Enhaut Valley. Through out the year not only the locals but tourists all around the world whisked away to Château-d'Oex's to enjoy hot air ballooning. The first International Balloon Festival in Chateau D’Oex, Switzerland was held in February of 1979 and for 32 years. Since than every year in the last week January, Château-d'Oex provides a setting for an international spectacle which ids now a leading ballooning event in the world. Semaine Internationale de Ballons à Air Chaud" (International Hot Air Balloon Week) involves around 90 balloon pilots with balloons of fascinating colours and shapes. Just a few minutes in to the flight, passengers can enjoy a 3600 Panoramic view of Alps. Through out the year The professional Sky Event Pilots are available to take you on a hot air balloon flight.