Paragliding in Annecy

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Tandem paragliding Annecy

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Since 1985, we've been taking young and old alike paragliding over the skies above Annecy.

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Stage parapente à Annecy

Courses

Learning to fly

Join the world of birds! Our courses are suitable for all levels (from beginners to experts).

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Boutique Parapente Annecy

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You want to equip yourself

Our shop, ideally located opposite the Planfait landing, is open and our team is on hand to advise you.

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Discover Haute-Savoie from the air, and enjoy new sensations with a tandem paragliding flight over Lake Annecy ...

Since 1985, our paragliding school in Annecy has trained thousands of paragliding pilots. Flying in Annecy is an opportunityWe're delighted to be able to share with you this unique experience of free flight in such a magnificent setting. Discovery flights in tandem flight until internship Les Grands Espaces" paragliding school is here to help you become self-sufficient as you progress. We are one of the few schools to remain open all year round.Don't wait any longer, put your trust in us and take the plunge!

> TANDEM FLIGHTS all year round

Discover Lake Annecy and its magnificent mountains through the eyes of a bird... Paragliding is for everyone! Let the wind carry you...

Bookings at 04 50 60 79 06

> A SHOP for your equipment

Ideally located opposite the landing, our shop offers a selection of the latest products. You won't leave empty-handed ! Open 7 days a week - 9am to 5pm
Paragliding Annecy

> TRAINING for everyone

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We will be happy to share our passion with you ... From beginner's paragliding course to XC clinic
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> a TEST CENTER

Come and test the latest wings and harnesses among the leading paragliding brands: GINOZONESKYWALKADVANCESUPAIRSKY PARAGLIDERS

Gift vouchers

A birthday or special occasion? Give the gift of a first paragliding flight in Annecy, for an unforgettable souvenir! Different options are available as paragliding gift vouchers :  

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Les Grands Espaces it's also a shop about paragliding in Annecy, ideally located opposite some of the world's finest hang-gliding sites. TEST CENTER Come and try out the latest models from some of the world's leading paragliding brands!

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Mathilde RouetMathilde Rouet
19:33 23 Jun 24
My daughter made her first flight with Robin, who was very, very nice and made her feel very welcome. Super flight, a real moment of joy for her, great discovery.
EmmanuelleEmmanuelle
12:22 20 Jun 24
First jump on Thursday 13/06/2024 with the best Alain! Very good experience! The landscape is magnificent ! Flying over Lake Annecy was really incredible! Alain was very friendly and explained a lot about the elements observed, so the trip was both instructive and fun! The team was very pleasant. The view from the top of the Col de Forclaz is magnificent! Thanks again
Berenice GandaisBerenice Gandais
08:09 19 Jun 24
Many thanks to Karine for these magical moments. A feast for the eyes...a dream come true 40 years later 👍🐦
Alexandre MAlexandre M
16:37 16 Jun 24
Thanks to Max for his flight over Lake Annecy. Smoothie piloting. It was a superb sunny Sunday 16/06 with a magnificent view arriving at 1pm. At the top 👍
Angelos AdamakopoulosAngelos Adamakopoulos
19:26 02 Jun 24
I did a 5-day introductory course with 4 flights despite complicated weather conditions. The support was very good, and the instructors were very involved in the practical and theoretical teaching. A big thank you to the whole Grands Espaces team, you're top notch!
Carla Océane MendozaCarla Océane Mendoza
09:56 23 Apr 24
This introductory course was a springboard for my motivation to take up this sport, thanks to my 2 instructors, who were patient and paid a lot of attention to each member of the group. The welcome was warm and pleasant, with a very good general atmosphere.we also learned a lot: a technical but affordable and essential theory on a range of subjects (mechanics, legislation, equipment, meteorology...) which opened our minds a little more to the world of paragliding. This theory is fun, with the group actively participating, and is well rephrased when we don't understand a point, which really helps us to understand and assimilate everything at the end of the day or the week. Despite the weather, the commitment of Cédric and Ahcène enabled us to balance practice and inflation on the school slope, and lessons in the warmth of the classroom.As for the premises and equipment, I have nothing to complain about, everything is perfect, clean and efficient, with even a coffee machine! Finally, you can't talk about Grands Espaces without mentioning the setting: magnificent scenery around Lake Annecy, close to the Planfait and La Forclaz take-off points, the perfect place to learn paragliding.I had an unforgettable week, thanks to Cédric and Ahcène (top instructors) and I look forward to coming back! 😉
Julien S.Julien S.
08:44 17 Apr 24
Flying a paraglider in the idyllic setting of Lake Annecy, what a dream! I've just finished my introductory course, and all I can think about is going back! A fun team and very reassuring care, I felt at ease straight away. A big thank you!
Thibaut CThibaut C
08:09 04 Oct 23
A superb experience: top-notch instructors, breathtaking surroundings, and a top location for learning and making great progress without wasting too much time getting back up from landing to take-off. More specifically, a big thank you to Hacene who managed to put me at ease given my passive nature and for his technical advice, and also to Robin who didn't hesitate to take out the two-seater paraglider to correct my piloting errors, the icing on the cake ;-) Can't wait for the next course!
Sylvain DeslandesSylvain Deslandes
16:04 25 Jun 23
Super flight with Mika on Saturday 24 June, crazy sensations and Mika is really on top... very good welcome from the whole team and again a HUGE THANK YOU to Mika for this first flight which will remain forever engraved in my memory and in photos/videos... Looking forward to coming back soon. What a blast!!!
Olivier GRANGUETOlivier GRANGUET
21:29 12 Jun 23
This cross-country course at Grands Espaces made me want to fly again, because I really enjoyed the friendly atmosphere and the opportunity to make my own flight. I discovered group flying and the region in complete safety. Thank you to the whole team.
Cedric BertoCedric Berto
07:33 30 Apr 23
A super rewarding week. People and safety are at the forefront of the teaching at this school. It goes without saying that I recommend this school if you want to learn, progress, refine your riding and regain your confidence. All using their own unique method! Thank you for this week🤩
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Whether you're a curious novice or a seasoned paraglider looking to develop your skills, the Les Grands Espaces in Annecy is the ideal place to take off and experience unforgettable moments, always supervised by passionate professionals who ensure that the flight takes place in perfect conditions. The emphasis is always on safety. Whatever the activity, our school ensures that each participant is informed of the weather and aerological conditions before each take-off. Our instructors, all qualified with a State Diploma, accompany and guide each paraglider, ensuring a serene and memorable experience.