On the eastern shore of Lake Annecy, near Talloires and Montmin, the paragliding sails are mainly concentrated. Talloires also has conditions so good for the practice of this discipline that it appears as the first paragliding site in Europe. Before leaving the mainland and throwing yourself into the void, at an altitude of approximately 950 m, you will be able to enjoy the fabulous view of the lake and its outlines with, in the background, the city of Annecy and the mountains that are drawn. The orientation is good and takeoff is usually easy in the absence of wind. The site is often frequented by walkers and spectators who come to take off. Other take-off areas are Montmin-Col de la Forclaz, Montmin-Coche Cabane and Grand Bornand. The latter is particularly interesting if you want to fly over the Aravis massif.
There are three main landing zones:
Created in 1987, FBI is THE paragliding specialist above Lake Annecy. The company offers flights from 8 to 45 minutes with a height difference of 850 to 2,000 m for adults, children and people with reduced mobility (panoramic flight, ancestry, prestige, optimum ...). Some packages include the 1st driving lesson. The more adventurous can solicit a sensation flight (360 °, wing over) or pilot their tandem with the monitor. Flights are carried out every day in summer from the Forclaz pass (landing at the Doussard area). The office of FBI Parapente is located close to the campsite L'Idéal. The reception team will be happy to answer all your questions so that you can start your paragliding as calmly as possible. What are you waiting for to live a unique and unforgettable experience?
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