Balloons & Paragliding
Les Vents du Globe
Paragliding school with courses and initiation sessions including tandem flights. Operates 1 April to 31 October. Office and shop open 09:00-12:00 and 13:00-19:00 at 178 route du Pont Monnet, Doussard (74).
This active aerodrome, 14 Km south of Gap, enjoys the particularly good meteorological conditions. It is very popular for gliding and parachuting. Tours by plane and helicopter. Based at Maison de lAir, Gap (05).
Ecole Les Gets Parapente
Paragliding school as well as discovery flights with an instructor. Some English spoken. Opens July and August. At au pied du Mont Chery, Les Gets (74).
FBI Flying Brigade (Laurent Sauphanor)
Qualified paragliding instructors with over 15 years experience. Take a tandem flight with an English speaking instructor over the lake at Annecy. Flights run from April to October weather permitting. Office located at 36 avenue de Chambery, Annecy (74).