• Paragliding


Discover the Abondance valley from a unique observatory station in the company of state qualified instructors!
State qualified instructors, Richard and Olivier will make you discover paragliding in the best possible conditions!

Paragliding Paragliding Châtel


Châtel (74390)
Activity on request

Open to all for young and old. No physical condition or experience is required.
Several formulas are proposed to you:

- The Discovery Flight:
Duration: 10-12 minutes *
Take off at 1600 meters altitude
Full rotation: about 1 hour (lift pass not included).
For your first flight, the Discovery Flight is the ideal formula to discover the mountains seen from the sky.
In calm and safe conditions, your state-certified pilot will accompany you in tandem for a peaceful flight of 10 to 12 minutes* over the Vallée d'Abondance.

- The great flight:
Duration: 20-40 minutes *
Take off at 2000 meters altitude
Full rotation: about 1 hour (lift pass not included)
With a slightly longer flight time, the Grand Vol offers you a nice walk over the Vallée d'Abondance.
You can contemplate the massifs of Cornettes de Bise, Mont de Grange, Mont Blanc and the Swiss Alps. If luck is with you, you can even observe the local wildlife!

- Thermal Theft:
Duration: Approximately 45 minutes*.
Take off at 2000 meters altitude
Full rotation: about 1 hour and 30 minutes (lift pass not included)
The Thermal Flight proposes you a superb air cruise thanks to the exploitation of the ascending currents. Sensations and pleasure of the eyes guaranteed!
The flight is for people who have already made a first two-seater flight and is practiced in the late afternoon.

* = as an indication, depending on the weather conditions of the day.

Bring a sweater, windbreaker, sneakers and a pair of sunglasses.

The departure is at the Richard Sports Bis store, then we will take off by 4x4 or ski lift.

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    Ski Pass to buy separately.
    Discovery flight: 70 €
    Grand flight: 100 €
    Thermal flight: 120 €
    Photo and video of the flight: 20 €.

    Methods of payment accepted : Bank/credit card, Check, Cash


    Open to children
    Languages spoken : French

    Depending on weather conditions.


    From 15/06 to 15/09/2024, daily.

    Subject to favorable weather. On demand.

    Activity on request

    • Accompanied
    • Equipment provided


    Parapente Châtel 56 route de Vonnes Richard Sports Bis 74390 Châtel
    Start near : Châtel (74390)
    Information update on 06/05/2024 by Châtel Tourisme