Forcalquier is a commune situated in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department, in southeastern France. It is located between the Lure and Luberon mountain ranges, about 30 km / 19 mi south of Sisteron and 10 km / 6.2 mi west of the Durance river.
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Hot Air Ballooning in Queenstown, South Island, Otago New Zealand
The town is surrounded by Lake Wakatipu and the awe-inspiring Southern Alps, with spectacular mountains such as the Remarkables, Cecil Peak and Ben Lomond. Queenstown and the surrounding area was the setting for the legendary films Lord of the Rings and X-Men Origins. Despite the mountainous landscape, the climate is considered to be oceanic, with warm summers and temperatures that can reach up to 30°C/86°F, and cold winters with frequent snowfalls.
Grasp the opportunity to explore the wild beauty of the area around Queenstown in an organized ballooning adventure. Enjoy for approximately four hours panoramic views up in the air of the beautiful but fierce Kawarau and Shotover Rivers underneath the Ramarkables range, the legendary Wakatipu and Hayes Lakes, Coronet Peak, part of the magnificent Southern Alps and the wild beauty of gorges and forests!
Note: All-year round flights. Closed-toes sport shoes required.