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Balloonalps

Hot air ballooning & Night of balloons

At the international Winter Balloon Week in the Zell am See-Kaprun region, you can take a ride with the hot air ballon above the wintry landscape of the Hohe Tauern with unique views. Two Night of the Balloons attracts hundreds of fans and spectators to Zell am See and Kaprun, accompanied by a great entertainment program, when colorfully lit balloons illuminate the night sky. 

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1 - 9 FEBRUARY 2020


3.2.2020 Kaprun & 5.2.2020 Zell am See

Night of Balloons

Night of Balloons is another special feature of the "balloonalps Week" in Zell am See-Kaprun. When the night sets in and the wintry cold spreads a very special atmosphere across Zell am See and Kaprun, then is the time for a colourful spectacle. Locals and visitors can admire colourful balloons in the illuminated night sky together at the Lechnerberg in Kaprun on Monday, and at the lower terminal of the cityXpress in Zell am See on Wednesday. Admission is free on both evenings. Thus, there is nothing that speaks against enjoying a fantastic support programme with ski & snowboard show and hot drinks.

Facts & Figures nights of balloons:
  • 3.2.2020 Lechnerberg & 6.2.2020 cityXpress
  • From 8:00 pm on both evenings, free admission
  • Show with ski & snowboard acrobatics & good music
  • "Glowing Balloons" turn the night into an amazing play of colours
  • Warm clothes & adequate footwear recommended

 


Passenger rides at balloonalps 2020

Across the mountains by hot air balloon. During balloonalps 2020, you get the unique chance to take a passenger hot air balloon ride across the wintry Zell am See-Kaprun region. Winter is the best time for balloon rides also for passengers because the cold air, blue sky and the low position of the sun guarantee the best vista. Take a tour and you will be rewarded with beautiful views to the wintry mountains of the Hohe Tauern.

balloonalps passenger rides

Information and booking
Take off with 2 different passenger rides during balloonalps.

Alpenballonfahrt

Go up to over 3000m and enjoy the unique mountain panorama.

At a glance:

  • Alpine balloon ride from about 2h - 3h in the air
  • Traditional sparkling wine and certificate
  • Transfers from the landing field -> take off
  • Insurance and 20% VAT.

The launches take place daily from 1. - 9. Feb. 2020, with appropriate balloon weather, at the airfield in Zell am See between 8 am and 8.30 am. The start preparation always starts at least half an hour before!

€ 290,- per person

Die Talfahrt / the descent

The ballons ride the valley winds mostly below ridge level with magnificent views of the region.

At a glance:

  • Balloon ride across the valleys arount Zell am See, about 1 hour in the air
  • Traditional sparkling wine and certificate
  • Transfers from the landing field -> take off
  • Insurance and 20% VAT.

The launches take place daily from 1. - 9.  Feb. 2020, with appropriate balloon weather, at the airfield in Zell am See between 8 am and 8.30 am. The start preparation always starts at least half an hour before!

€ 220,- per person


Good reasons to visit balloonalps in Zell am See-Kaprun:
  • Excellent tourism infrastructure in the entire region
  • Zell am See Airport as the ideal starting location for all kinds of competitions
  • The location close to the main ridge of the Alps is ideal for starting alpine crossings
  • Best conditions for a balloon events
  • WINTER is the best season for balloon rides
  • The high difference in temperature between the air in the balloon and the surrounding air = perfect
  • Buoyancy increases and the rides are longer