Flight Schools, Gliding & Paragliding

Haut les Mains
Paragliding school in the Alpes de Haute Provence proposing paragliding lessons with an English-speaking instructor. Initiation and tandem flights also available. In Barreme, near Digne (04).
UCPA Lachens Paragliding
Paragliding school in Provence with 5 and 7 day intensive beginners and intermediate courses, from mid-April to November. English-speaking instructors available. Based at Mont Lachens, north of Bargemon (83).
Aero Club Vauclusien
Flying school with English speaking teachers. At 141 Allee Chartreuse in Montfavet (84).
Aero Club Sisteron
Gliding club based on the Sisteron-Theze airfield, near the small village of Vaumeilh (04). Beginner and advanced tuition. Open all year.
Global Heli Services
Aerial photography and camera work, as well as sight seeing and pilot school. At 24 Route Allauch in Marseille (13).
Rustraile Colorado Paragliding
Paragliding School in Provence offering discovery flights, tandem flights and courses. Aerial discovery of the Provencal Colorado, open all year round. English-speaking instructors available. Based in Rustrel, near Apt (84).
National Gliding Centre
Non-residential and residential training courses for all levels of glider pilot skill, except beginners. Pool, lounge and bar open each evening for course participants. At Chateau-Arnoux (04).
Aero Club du Soleil XIII
Flying school where most of the teachers speak a reasonable amount of English. At Aerodrome des Milles, 815 Chemin Badesse in Aix en Provence (13).
Vol a Voile
Gliding club offering beginner and advanced tuition. Open all year. Based at the Aerodrome in Fayence-Tourrettes (83).
Le Sauze Super Sauze and Vallee de lUbaye
Ski resort near Barcelonnette in the Alpes de Haute Provence. Cross country and downhill skiing, snow shoeing, paragliding and igloo village. In Le Sauze (04).
Provence Vue dAvion
Discovery airplane flights in Provence over Avignon, Arles, Alpilles, Dentelles de Montmirail and Luberon. Small aircraft for 3 passengers, plus pilot. All year round, weather permitting. Aerial photos can be taken. Based at Avignon airport (84).
Sud Air Aixoise
Flying school with an English speaking teacher. At the Aerodrome des Milles, Chem Badesse, in Aix en Provence (13).
Provence Parapente - Tandem Flight
Discovery paraglider flights in Provence, accompanied by experienced pilot Pierre, who also speaks English. Take off from Bargemon or Mont Lachens in the Haut Var, with views to the Verdon gorge and Antibes. No experience necessary (83).