The winter sport town Kirchberg is located in Tirol region in west Austria in Kitzbuehel district. The town holds, every year, an international balloon festival. More than thirty crews, local and foreign participate in the festival.
Teams come from Great Britain, Germany, Switzerland, etc… The opening event is held with a night flight. The view of the balloons which are lightened by the burner fires is an unforgettable marvelous experience.
During the festival’s days, the take-off is held in the early morning so the scene of tens of balloons in the sky against the snowy mountains is magical. During the week of the festival, the town is very festive.
Professional and social meetings between the crews take place. Every afternoon there are various activities for children.