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Ballooning in Germany - Alps, Mountains and Lakes

Hot Air Balloon Rides in Germany

Looking for a balloon flight in Germany? Why not enjoy aerial views of Rothenburg ob der Tauber on hot air balloon rides over central Germany with Happy Ballooning Drift gently over breathtaking Rothenburg and the romantic Tauber valley in a hot air balloon basket.

Balloon flights take off from the Tauber Valley below the old town of Rothenburg seven days a week during the main ballooning season from March to October. These are smaller balloons carrying up to five passengers and these German balloon rides are often 90 minutes long making the whole experience some 4 hours.

Happy Ballooning are conveniently placed for balloon rides passengers from nearby Wurzburg, Mannheim, Stuttgart, Karlsruhe, Frankfurt and Nuremberg and will also come from their Rothenburg base to your location if you wish to charter a whole balloon.

To the south of Germany the following offer hot air balloon rides in the Swiss Alps, Austrian Mountains or Lake Constanz in southern Germany.


E. Schwörer
Dietostraße 11
88046 Friedrichshafen

12 Things to do in Germany besides a Hot Air Ballon Ride

  1. Visit the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin

  2. Explore the castles of the Rhine River Valley

  3. Take a tour of Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria

  4. Visit the Berlin Wall Memorial and Checkpoint Charlie

  5. Take a stroll through the historic city of Heidelberg

  6. Visit the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial

  7. Walk around the Marienplatz in Munich

  8. Tour the Reichstag building in Berlin

  9. Visit the famous Christmas markets in Nuremberg

  10. Take a walk around the picturesque town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber

  11. Visit the Zugspitze, the highest mountain in Germany

  12. Visit the Museum Island in Berlin.