Hot-air Ballooning and Balloon Weeks in Filzmoos
The geographical location of Filzmoos, a fabulous, secluded launch site with the majestic Bischofsmütze mountain in the background, the opportunity for short flights in the valleys of the surrounding area, or long-distance flights over high alpine ranges, the village atmosphere, the friendliness of the locals giving the balloon pilots a feeling of coming home every year. A combination of all these factors make Filzmoos the perfect "Balloon Village”.
The 38th International DOPGAS Balloon Trophy is from 14th to 21st January 2017 with around 40 balloon teams from all over the world.
The 8th Hanneshof Hot-air Balloon Trophy is from 21st to 28th January 2017. Daily starts from Sunday to Friday of around 50 hot-air balloons at approx. 9.00 am from the Hammerwiese launch site.
BALLOON NIGHT - BALLOON GLOW
On Sunday 15th January 2017 the glowing balloons dominate Filzmoos. The varying shapes and patterns of the colourful balloons are lit up in tune to the music choreography in the evening sky above the picturesque village. A mixture of winter wonderland, starry skies and glowing balloons make a spectacular sight. The atmosphere hots up with mulled wine, jagatee, tasty snacks and cool music. A grand firework display rounds off a fantastic evening.
The Kids' Balloon Day is on Wednesday 18th January 2017 at 3.00 pm on the Hammerwiese launch site.
from 21st to 28th January 2017
Balloon starts daily (Sunday to Friday) of around 50 hot-air balloons and "Orient Express" balloon from approx. 9.00 Uhr on the Hammerwiese launch field.
Additional programme items:
- "Orient Express" balloon on show (weather permitting)
- 3 competitions
- 1 national cup
- Winner ceremony in the village square
- Grand photo competition
- Passenger flights bookable