International Hot Air Balloon Festival – Château D’Oex

International Hot Air Balloon Festival – Château D’Oex
The International Hot-Air Balloon Festival of Château-d’Oex is a hot-air balloons festival that takes place every year at the end of January in Château-d’Oex, Switzerland since 1979. 2014 is so the 36th edition of the festival. During nine days, aerostiers from around the globe are here to pilot nearly a hundred of hot-air balloons, and enjoy the exceptional winter climate in the Swiss Alps. The hot-air balloon festival was initiated by aerostier Hans Bücker and Charles-André Ramseier, the former director …