• Entertainment/recreation

The Paragliding Testival of Samoëns

Paragliding lovers will be able to vibrate for three days thanks to the Paragliding Testival in Samoëns.

Entertainment/recreation The Paragliding Testival of Samoëns Samoëns


On Friday 07 April 2023 from 09:00:00 in 18:00:00
Samoëns (74340)
Animals allowed

Paragliding specialists, lovers of sensations and freedom or simply curious, the festival invites you to come and test equipment alongside the brands present for the occasion, to take part in numerous activities and to fly over the Giffre valley and its magnificent landscapes. .

The plus: the advice of many brands present with sails, harnesses, accessories... and preferential rates on the ski lifts, with a day pass allowing you to access the take-off area as many times as you wish.

Take-off air:
Take-off takes place on the official air, at Samoëns 1600 on the Saix plateau. People from the organization will be present to guide you and organize departures.
All paragliders will thank you for preparing your takeoff in the air, to allow everyone to take off.
• Plateau des Saix, N to NW, 1650 meters

Access to take-off air:
Follow the signs for the Grand Massif Express from the show, about a 10-minute walk along the campsite.
At the arrival of the GME, you will cross the plateau to go to the plateau above, where the Vercland gondola arrives, to facilitate your access, take the pink Tagatagada shuttles which circulate regularly between the 2 plateaus.
You can also use the yellow shuttles, which will take you between the leisure center and the GME.
08:40 / 08:55 / 09:10 / 09:25 / 09:40 / 10:10 / 10:40 / 11:10 / 11:40 / 12:10 / 12:25 / 12:40 / 13: 10/13:40/14:10/14:40/15:10/15:40/16:10/16:40/17:10/17:40

Please note that the GME gondola is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Purchase of packages:
To allow you to make the most of your weekend, a special rate has been offered to use the gondolas as many times as you wish during the day to access the take-off area.

Take-off air:
Located near the living room, on the Lacs Aux Dames leisure center, you will find a space allowing you to rest.
Thank you for respecting this space, in order to respect agricultural land.
Note that other spaces are not allowed.
A plan with take-off air?

Material bending space:
A space in the heart of the lounge will allow you to fold your equipment, without disturbing the other Testivaliers on the landing area.

Bar and catering:
Near the brands, you will find a refreshment bar offered by the “Passion’ailes” association.
You will find in the heart of Samoëns (accessible with the yellow shuttle), at the foot of the GME or in Samoëns 1600 many restaurants to relax before resuming flights.

Bearded Vultures:
Thank you for respecting the local environment with the preservation of the bearded vultures, installed in the Giffre valley.

Find out about holiday packages including accommodation, activities and the festival at very great prices !


Free access.


Animals allowed
Languages spoken : French


From Friday 7 to Sunday 9 April 2023 between 9 am and 6 pm.

  • Pets welcome


74340 Samoëns

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Information update on 08/07/2022 by Office de Tourisme de Samoëns