Swiss Winter Alps + Balloon Festival

This item appears on page 80 of the November 2008 issue.

9 days/8 nights, Jan. 20-28 & Jan. 28-Feb. 5, 2009. Highlights: Seven balloon flights, with buffet lunch and wine/stay in resort town of Gstaad/fondue party/take part in 5-day Château d’Oex International Balloon Festival featuring 100-plus balloons, and parachute teams, dirigibles, hang gliders. Land price, $17,283. Single supplement, $1,920. Buddy Bombard’s Europe (West Palm Beach, FL; 800/862-8537,