Hot air balloon flights in Forcalquier

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Activity Snapshot

Spoken languages: English, French
Minimum age: From 6 years-old and up
Cancellation policy: moderate More info
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Activity description

Do you feel like a change and a amazing landscapes? Then know that a balloon flight in Luberon is one of the most beautiful experiences you could  exactly what you need to get out of your everyday life!

Half way between the Alps and the Mediterranean Sea, in the purest sky of France, the take-off point of Forcalquier is a real treasure of beauty and peace. Your hot air balloon flight will take you up to discover fortified villages perched on top of the Luberon mountains and the lavender fields that will light up your aerial escape with a luminous, colorful and surreal new dimension.

Take a moment after your flight to visit to the village of Forcalquier and its historical monuments: the Notre-Dame du Bourguet Cathedral (13th and 17th centuries), the Notre-Dame de Provence chapel, where the view dominates the Haute-Provence and the Cordeliers (13th century).
For their part, the professional drivers of France Montgolfières will not hesitate to play with the winds to show you every facets of Forcalquier and help you discover the most beautiful secrets of Haute-Provence.

Hot air balloon rides in Forcalquier only take place in the morning. There's nothing better than starting your day with a sun bath up in the air!

Offer Description

You're in for a 3 hour adventure with approximately 1 hour in the airs.

- First things first, you'll watch the inflation of the balloon before climbing into the basket for a 1 hour flight.
- After you take off, you'll just follow the winds around the mountains and over the trees to touch the clouds with the tips of your fingers...
- During the flight, your guide will be in permanent contact with the team on land who will welcome you when you come back.
- Once the balloon is deflated and folded you can enjoy a typical pilots aperitive.
- Before you go back to the village, you'll receive a flight diploma.

Activity requirements

Children that are less than 1.2 metres high can't take part in the activity.

Pregnant women should not fly in a hot air balloon.

If you have medical issues such as hips, heart, lungs, blood pressure problems, you should ask your GP for an authorisation to fly.

Special terms

Please be advised that on Mondays the meeting point is different:
Car park of Centre Culturel de la Bonne Fontaine in Forcalquier (a red building)
At the round about of Chalus ZA (there's an Intermarché there), take the first exit out of Forcalquier.


Once the reservation is done, please fill in all the requested information about the participants.

  • After-flight aperitive
  • Transportation to take off point
Do not forget to bring
  • Comfortable clothes (avoid nylon) & good walking shoes
  • Hat or cap
  • Bottled water
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Meeting point
Parking of the cultural space of the Bonne Fontaine in Forcalquier (at the roundabout of the Chalus business park (Intermarché) take the first exit coming from Forcalquier) Get directions

Cancellation policy

Cancellation 10 days or more prior to the agreed activity date
You will be automatically refunded for the full amount for the activity
10 days
Cancellation between 4 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity date
You are entitled to a 50% refund
4 days
Cancellation 4 days or later prior to the agreed activity date
No refund will be possible
Weather Guarantee
Regardless of the date, if the activity is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, you will be offered a refund or the chance to reschedule


Average rating
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  • (1)
Very good
  • 5 / 5

Super expérience pour un premier vol. Sensation agréable et d'une sérénité assez étonnante, on s'envole avec légèreté sans même prendre conscience de l'altitude. Équipe très sympa et bel échange avec les animateurs et notre pilote Andy.