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Have you recently become addicted to paragliding? Wondering where to do it? No need for a plane, paragliding can be done almost anywhere there are beautiful hills. All you need is a good sense of adventure.

Adrenaline Paragliding presents you with the best sites. You may be surprised to see how much paragliding can be done everywhere!

Many paragliding spots in the world

Paragliding is a thrilling sport that can be practiced in many places around the world.

The mountains of the Jura and the Alps are perfect for a first paragliding flight. The Dolomites offer many paragliding take-off and landing sites. In Asia, Nepal and India are known for their many good flying spots.

All you need is a slope of at least 5% to take off paragliding! You can jump from a cliff, a hill, a mountain and even a building. An experienced paraglider pilot can take off from any slightly sloping spot.

Are there better places to paraglide?

Need help to take off? For a first flight with an instructor or to get some height, paragliding enthusiasts have their own preferences.

Some places are better than others for paragliding, depending on the terrain, the climate and the accessibility of the site.

An ideal paragliding spot should have :

a take-off point with easy access,
a large landing area,
thermals (updrafts) to keep you in the air as long as possible,
good views!
All these criteria for a good paragliding flight can be found in mountainous areas, especially in France. This is why they are so popular for first flights.

The best sites for paragliding

For paragliding in France, the Alps and the Pyrenees offer the best paragliding flights. There are many schools, such as Adrénaline Parapente, where you can try your first flight or go paragliding.

Paragliding in Annecy

Annecy is a popular destination for first-time paragliding. The take-off site is easily accessible. Paragliding flights offer magnificent views of the lake and surrounding mountains.

Take a paragliding flight in Chamonix

Chamonix is one of the most famous sites in the Alps, close to Mont Blanc and the Aiguille du Midi. Here you can paraglide over glaciers and breathtaking mountain scenery. The take-off is easy and the views are incredible!

Paragliding over the Puy-de-Dôme

Thanks to the updrafts, you can paraglide over the entire Puy-de-Dôme mountain range! You'll enjoy the thrill of flight in an extraordinary setting.

These are just some of the top paragliding destinations in France. What are you waiting for to make your first flight with the help of an instructor? Adrenaline Parapente will make you discover this sport in the best way.

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