The southern balloon base is located half way between the Alps and the Mediterranean at Forcalquier, in Provence. Come and discover this landscape of hilltop villages, lavender fields, wild sage and other hidden treasures which only a balloon ride can reveal. These balloon rides in Provence only take place in the morning, as in the afternoon weather conditions are not favorable.
Forcalquier is the best place to discover hidden treasures of Provence including hilltop villages and lavender fields. The morning light is ideal to see the nature waking up and taking its course.Balloon rides in Forcalquier are scheduled every morning when the weather conditions are optimal, seven days of the week, including national holidays, April thru October. The total excursion time is three hours with a flight time of approximately one hour. This includes the balloon preparation and inflation, the flight, the traditional "toast des Aéronautes" at the landing and the return by vehicle to the starting point.