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Paragliding in the Alps is a fantastic personal experience!

The buzz of the takeoff, the rush of the wind, the silence, and the immense space around you! Pinpoint the landing site and watch it grow as you descend to terra firma once again.
Main Facts
  • Fun Factor
  • Fitness Level
  • Run time: 20-30mins
  • Guide Price: €70
Other Facts
  • Min. Age: 15yr
  • Low Difficulty
  • Available in All Resorts


Paragliding or 'parapenting' is a very popular activity in the Alps and involves flying a 'wing' in the thermals high above the valley floor. Flights are accompanied by an instructor and can be as sedate as you like, or more exhilarating if you choose. Basic aerobatics like stalls and spins are superb fun!

If you love flying then you can return and try a 3-5 day course to get your own licence from £350 (supplier terms apply).

Flights take off high up in the mountains from a start point to which you are driven by the flight school. Flights can last more than 15-20 minutes and the sensation is simply sensational! You can pay an additional amount to have an extended flight lasting up to 40 minutes.

Over 80 Activities for you to try!

Our Holidays come with more than enough free activities for your week included in our ‘Free Active Packs’ (which are worth up to £355). You can try even more activities once in resort. Some may carry a small cost.

Tignes Active Pack >

Val D'isere Active Pack >

Les Gets Active Pack >

Morzine Active Pack >

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