Base camp: Salon-de-Provence
The famous Patrouille de France is now made up of 8 Alpha Jets at the 701 airbase in Salon-de-Provence since 1964. The Patrouille de France is the French Army’s acrobatics team and trains in Salon-de-Provence. You can see the Patrouille fly over the town once or twice a day at lunchtime between October and April. To find out more, you can buy a book by the Air School and Council at Tourist Information.