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Craving for an active holiday? Consider paragliding – a wonderful sport, that not only enables you to enjoy the excitement of flying, but also admire the wonderful panoramic views. Here are ten destinations, that offer an unforgettable experience.

10. Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique

Situated 750 km off the mainland, the remote place is divine. The archipelago is barely touched by civilization. Only white sandy beaches and crystal clear water. Aficionados Jody MacDonald and Gavin McClurg were the paragliding pioneers here.

9. Wengen, Canton of Bern, Switzerland

The hiking and skiing village is a nice place to visit at any time of the year. Here tourists are provided with various activities, that enable to explore the Jungfrau-Aletsch site protected by UNESCO. Paragliding is one of the favorite ones.

8. Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand

A resort town in the South Island attracts tourists all year round. Built around Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown is surrounded by the Southern Alps, that make it a wonderful platform to jump off and fly.

7. Castelluccio, Umbria, Italy

At 1452 m high, Castelluccio is the highest village in the Apennines. The little village is best known for the colorful valleys, that start blooming in spring and summer. In the town there are also hang gliding and paragliding schools, that offer an unforgettable flight.

6. Danyang, South Korea

Two and a half hour drive from Seoul and you reach a paraglider’s heaven. The popular tourist town is found in the beautiful natural surroundings. There are two runways for paragliding and hang gliding – Mt. Yangbangsan and Mt. Dusan, from where wonderful sites of the mountains and valleys open.

5. Julian Alps, Tolmin and Bohinj Regions, Slovenia

Experienced guides and agencies offers tours in various locations, that are plenty in Slovenia. The whole trips with transport, accommodation and service are available. So it is suited for the real aficionados.

4. Dune du Pyla, Gironde, France

One of the most famous paragliding sites in Western Europe. Dune du Pyla due to the weather conditions and wind serves perfectly for paragliders to exercise different techniques and of course admire the wonderful views.

3. Seiser Alm, Dolomites, Italy

The famous skiing site is incredibly suitable for paragliding. From the rocky cliffs paragliders fly over the largest Alpine meadow in Europe! The flight with the pilot takes about 30 minutes – enough to enjoy the flight and admire the views.

2. Ölüdeniz, Fethiye, Turkey

A beautiful holiday destination in Southern Turkey provides with an unforgettable flight. You can see stunning blue lagoons underneath after taking off from Mount Babadag, which is 2000 m high, or even from higher peaks.

1. Hautes Alpes, France

The paragliding school accepts the beginners and youth. In winter this skiing resort is used for winter fun, but in summer it becomes a paragliders’ haven. Flying in the Alps – the biggest mountain range in Europe – is indeed incredible.

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