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Paragliding

The Verdon, land of Paragliding!

The Verdon, the country of paragliding !

Come discover the Verdon differently! Fly over the most beautiful landscapes of the territory by paraglider. Between the Castillon Lake, lavender fields, the Napoleon road and natural areas, your first flight in a bi-place ULM or a flight in an autogyro will remain an unforgettable memory.

The types of flights…

First flights or two-seater flights are done in tandem with an instructor.
which will make you feel all the sensations of paragliding during the flight (20 minutes).

Several paragliding experiences are possible, for those who have always dreamed of flying, for lovers!

To start gently, we recommend the discovery flight with very quiet conditions that will allow you to fully enjoy the landscapes in complete serenity.

For a second flight or for the more adventurous in search of adrenaline, we recommend an ascending flight or sensation flight.

 

  

Did you know?

The long flight allows flying longer, but also much higher!
the head in the clouds at no less than 500 metres above the take-off! A tip for this flight,
it is important to cover yourself well!

Testimonies

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Paragliding first flight

We made a first paragliding experience (discovery) as a couple. A great experience supervised by great instructors (Thomas and Antoine). We would be delighted to try again. We highly recommend it!

Sensational Autogyro initiation!

A little-known machines but with good sensations! It can be compared to a motorbike in the air! Thanks to Stephane, his assistant, and his partner Angélique. A friendly, professional team. Stephane adapts to everyone according to the desired sensations. We had a great time with you. Passionate, human, patient, open… That was perfect. Just do it! Initially we wanted to go paragliding, but with more room, we were really not disappointed. So thank you! Sonia and Cédric (the biker?)

Great experience, top team!!

A discovery flight for my 2 daughters (8 and 12) and for me. An incredible experience with a very professional team. An exceptional welcome, a lot of kindness. Thank you for this great moment and see you soon.

A unique experience to live!!!

I was simply overwhelmed by the beauty of the landscapes. Flying over the Gorges du Verdon and discovering this jewel of nature like a bird left me speechless.
Special mention to my instructor David, for his kindness, his explanations, his thoughtfulness and his professionalism. A very successful initiation that already makes me want to go for new adventures!
Thanks also to the whole team for the perfect organisation of the flights, everything is well planned to leave only room for pleasure.
Many thanks!

The paragliding courses

All our schools offer courses to learn the dream of Icarus in very good conditions. In complete confidence with qualified and passionate instructors, in suitable places with school slopes, shuttles, equipped take-offs…everything will allow you to make the most of it.
Starting with the initiation course, or the improvement course, you also have special courses for young people from 12 to 17 years old, but also courses for the disabled, it only remains to enrol.

3 good reasons to come to the Verdon

World-renowned site

The Chalvet flying site is listed as one of the top ten sites in the world.

Incredible view of the Verdon Gorges

or the Sainte-Croix lake! Above the largest canyon in Europe, with the wild vultures as companions, it is a flight that can only amaze you.

A thousand and one colours!

Discover the incredible landscapes of Provence,
between the lavender blue and the black marls of the Asses Valleys.

Take it all in your eyes!

Additional information

For people with reduced mobility, you can practise a safe flight with adapted equipment.

Take-off sites offer free and accessible parking for people with reduced mobility.

For a successful flight:

  • Have a casual outfit, allowing you to run a few steps:
  • Pants, pair of sneakers and a fleece jacket see a windbreaker.
  • Depending on the season, sunscreen, sunglasses or a pair of gloves.

Do you want to come back?

Want to discover more, to practise another activity.
always around paragliding and the autogyro.
Find out about our proposed activities.