Enjoy the unique experience of flying in a hot-air balloon ! And what could be better than taking a flight during the festival ?

Make yourself comfortable in the basket and get ready for a unique experience ! 

After taking off, all you have to do is enjoy the spectacle unfolding before you. Beneath your feet, the take-off field gets smaller and smaller until it looks like a model ! 

In front of you, the mountains of the Pays-d'Enhaut reveal their rocky cliffs. You can try to spot Mont Blanc, the Jungfrau, and even the Matterhorn when the weather is right. 

You will be carried along by the wind and will pick out a landing spot from the air !

When ?         Every day at 9:30 am and 2 pm
Duration ?   Minimum 1 hour flight. Total duration of 3 hours (inflation, take-off and return by minibus)
Payment ?   At the "Passenger Flights" chalet
Weather ?    If the weather is bad, the flight will be postponed depending on availability.


Adults (16 and up)                  CHF 390.-
Children (at least 1.25m)       CHF 195.- (preferential rate)


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Warm clothes and winter shoes are recommended

A medical certificate is required for seniors aged 80 and over. Consult your doctor beforehand as the balloon can reach an altitude of 3500 m. 

Pregnant women are not permitted to fly.

Children must be at least 1m25 tall (approx. 8 years old or able to see over the basket) in order to fly.

helicopter flights

Take to the skies and discover the festival from the air! Air-Glaciers helicopters will take you on your first flight in the skies of Pays-d'Enhaut. Available throughout the day at weekends, flights take place above the balloon take-off field.

Price (book at the site)
Children (aged 2 to 14)       CHF 50.-
Adults                                   CHF 60.-

Rotation every 5 minutes



Ballons Château-d'Œx offers balloon flights taking off from Château-d’Œx throughout the winter as well as the summer !


Depending on the weather, tethered flights for children (5 to 12 years old) are available at weekends. (Limited number of spaces and booking at the site.)


All pilots wishing to take part in the 43rd Château-d’Œx International Balloon Festival should contact us ! 

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