Discover the most beautiful paragliding sites around Chambéry in Savoie, at the intersection between three stunning mountain ranges.

A variety of launches around Chambéry, with views of Bourget Lake, Aix-les-Bains and the landscapes of Savoie

Chambéry is surrounded by numerous take-off and landing sites for paragliding. We fly from the launches located on the foothills of the Bauges mountain range or in the Combe de Savoie; all will offer you a breathtaking view!

We select the launch site based on the weather forecast in order to have the best flying conditions possible on the day of your tandem flight!

We will provide you with an approximate location a few days before your flight, but the final decision and instructions to meet us there will be sent the night before. Thank you for your understanding!

Discover our other flying locations around Aix-les-Bains and the Massif des Bauges.

Experience a paragliding tandem flight in Chambéry

Discover the different tandem flights that our school offers in Chambéry. Whether you want a peaceful aerial stroll or a dose of adrenaline, our certified paragliding instructors will be able to tailor the experience to your liking!

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Discovery paragliding tandem flight in Chambéry

This tandem flight is for anyone who would like to gently glide into the skies of Chambéry. With just a few steps, you will find yourself in the air, comfortably seated in front of your paragliding instructor. The beautiful landscapes of Savoie will be passing under your feet, along with very scenic views all around. It is the ideal flight for a first paragliding experience.

  • Price: 90 euros
  • Duration: 10 to 15 minutes
  • Weight: Maximum 85 kg

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Paragliding is accessible to all! Passengers as young as 5 years old can experience its magic! During a long aerial glide of 10 to 15 minutes, your child will experience the world around them from a whole new perspective. They will even have the opportunity to steer the paraglider if they wish before joining you at landing smiling from ear to ear!

  • Price: 80 euros
  • Duration: 10 to 15 minutes
  • Age: from 5 to 11 years old

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Thermal paragliding flight in Chambéry

A 25 to 30 minutes flight guided an experienced instructor who will show you what paragliding is all about ! Thanks to the ascending currents of the afternoon, called “thermals” or “updrafts”, we will extend our time in the sky and go higher above the magnificent landscapes of Savoie and the Chambéry region. If you wish, your instructor can give you the commands for a moment, allowing you to steer the paraglider yourself. Your pilot can also perform some aerobatics for a dose of adrenaline to finish the flight!

  • Price: 120 euros
  • Duration: 25 to 30 minutes
  • Weight: Maximum 100 kg

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The Prestige flight is for those who wish to stay in the sky for even longer. Since it is longer than our other flights, we will have time, if the weather is with us, to fly a little further away from the take-off site. You will then have an even broader view of Bourget Lake, Chambéry and the peaks of the Belledonne Range.

  • Price: 150 euros
  • Duration: 35 to 40 minutes
  • Weight: Maximum 100 kg

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Prestige paragliding tandem flight in Chambéry

Steering and aerobatics taster

When weather conditions allow, we offer all our passengers the opportunity to add thrills and/or try their hand at steering the glider at the end of their flight, at no additional cost.

For steering, your instructor will offer to give you the controls and explain how to safely make your first turns in the sky.

If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush, your instructor will perform aerobatics such a Wing Overs, spirals, and other daring maneuvers that will remind you of what it feels like to be in a roller coaster!

Your instructor will suggest these options at the end of the flight, and you can you can then let him know if you’re up for it. Of course, feel free to refuse if you’d rather finish the flight in a calm and peaceful way, our top priority is to give you precisely the flight that you want !

A paragliding tandem flight in Chambéry, a perfect gift for any occasion!

Give your loved ones an unforgettable experience with a paragliding tandem flight near Chambéry! A birthday, a wedding, a bachelor or bachelorette party; these are all perfect occasions for a gift that they will remember forever!

You can purchase a gift voucher directly on our online purchasing platform. Simply fill in the requested information, pay for your order, and print the gift voucher (or choose the digital version). The recipient will have one year to contact us and schedule their tandem flight.

Buy a tandem flight gift voucher in Chambéry.


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Le Sire

The Sire launch, in the Féclaz ski resort that overlooks the city of Chambéry, is an ideal place for a paragliding tandem flight in Savoie.

Located at an altitude of 1500 meters, it offers breathtaking views of the city of Chambéry, the Chartreuse mountain range, and Bourget Lake. Once in the air, you will fly over majestic cliffs plunging towards the lake. They extend to the right all the way to the Revard Lookout, and to the left all the way to the Croix du Nivolet, an iconic cross 21.5 meters high that overlooks Chambéry and its region. With a little bit more altitude, the Bauge’s Margériaz and Colombier mountains will appear, as well as the Belledonne range to the south and Mont Blanc, further behind the Bauges.

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Where to meet us for a tandem flight at Le Sire?

We will wait for you at the landing in Montagny. A large car park is available for free. If you are staying near Chambéry, you can also join us by bike since it is only 5 km from the city center of Chambéry (allow 25 minutes).

What to do after my tandem flight from Le Sire near Chambéry?

The Chambéry area has loads of activities of all kinds, here are some ideas to guide you:

Put your hiking shoes on and go for a hike! You can use the Rando Bauges website to find a hike that would suit you and allow you to discover this UNESCO Geopark on foot.

Another activity that should not be missed is a stroll along the shores of Bourget lake. During the hot summer days, its natural beaches will allow you to cool down after your tandem flight. Enjoy the beauty of the shore, dive into the crystal-clear waters of the lake, or simply relax on the pebble beaches for a pleasant break.

For cycling enthusiasts, we invite you to explore the complete guide cycling routes around Chambéry. Whether you are a fan of steep winding roads or flatter routes along lakes or rivers, you will certainly find an itinerary that suits your preferences.


Located just 5 km from Chambéry, the Vérel launch site is very popular among local pilots. You will get a magnificent view as soon as you arrive at the launch site as it is above Bourget Lake, just below the Nivolet cross. You will have a close-up view of Chambéry from your seat under the paraglider, and also a beautiful panorama over Bourget Lake, Aix-les-Bains, and the iconic summit of the Dent du Chat. Your paragliding tandem flight here will be nothing less than magical.

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Where to meet us for your paragliding tandem flight at Vérel ?

You will meet us at the landing site in Montagny, the same landing used for tandem flights from the Sire launch. A large free parking area is there for you to park your car.

If you are staying near Chambéry, you can also join us there by bike. Located just 5 km from the city center of Chambéry, the journey will take about 25 minutes. Enjoy the scenery that you will soon see from the sky during this short ride.

What to do after my tandem flight in Vérel near Chambéry ?

Here are some activities you can do near Chambéry after your paragliding adventure :

Explore the surroundings of La Thuile lake. It’s a wild and authentic area at the south end of the Bauges mountain range. Although swimming is prohibited, it’s a peaceful and refreshing place surrounded by trees, perfect for escaping the summer heat away from the crowds. It’s a great spot for a picnic and a walk in the mountains.

Enjoy a refreshing hike by visiting the Doria waterfall near Chambéry. You will discover a magnificent waterfall at the end of this hike in a very natural setting.

Thrill-seekers should definitely go to the via ferrata of the Roc de Cornillon, located on a cliff just below the Dent du Chat. It’s a vertical adventure combining climbing and hiking, with a breathtaking 180-degree view of Bourget Lake, Chambéry and Aix-les-Bains. A memorable experience for outdoor adventure enthusiasts!


When strong winds do not allow us to fly from the launch sites closest to Chambéry, we go a little further south to the valley called the “Combe de Savoie”.

There are two launch sites in this area located halfway between Albertville and Chambéry. Their selection to host the Paragliding World Championships in 2023, bringing together the best pilots from around the globe, is no coincidence : these sites offer ideal flying conditions for your paragliding experience in Savoie.


Just 25 minutes from Chambéry and Albertville, this launch is ideal for morning flights: we can offer long flights there from 11 a.m. as it is facing east ! You will admire the “Combe de Savoie”., which stretches for about forty kilometers from Chambéry to Albertville. With the Bauges mountains to the north and the Belledonne range to the south, you will have exceptional views over a variety of peaks.

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Where to meet us for a paragliding tandem flight in Montlambert?

You will meet us at the landing site located in Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte (“Des Iles” landing).

Be careful: Depending on where you are coming from, the GPS may bring you on a very narrow road that passes through vineyards!

We recommend entering this GPS point as your destination instead, and then turn onto the small road that heads southwest. You will share the road with cyclists for about 500 meters before crossing a small bridge. Then, you will keep going until you reach the paragliding landing site.

What to do after my paragliding tandem flight in the “Combe de Savoie” near Chambéry?

The Carouge recreational area will be a great place for you to cool down after your tandem flight. It’s a great picnic spot because it’s in a preserved natural setting, and many activities are possible directly on site. There is a beach area by the lake where you can swim and enjoy the sun. You can also rent a pedal boat, a kayak, or even take sailing lessons.

Make sure to stop by the Miolan castle ! Visitors of all ages find this medieval castle fascinating. Explore its ancient fortifications, wander through its dark dungeons, and let yourself be transported to another period in time. Captivating discoveries and spectacular views of Chambéry and its surroundings are on the agenda here!


Chamoux is a well-known location for paragliding in Savoie as it was the base site for the Paragliding World Championships in 2023. After takeoff from the Montendry launch site, on the foothills of the Belledonne range, you will have incredible views over the “Combe de Savoie”. Your eyes will be dazzled by the syncline of the Arclusaz, a typical geological formation in the Bauges mountain range. With a bit of luck and altitude, the iconic silhouettes of the Aiguilles d’Arves and Mont Blanc will appear on the horizon, making this flight in Savoie a moment that will stay in your memory forever.

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Where to meet us for your paragliding tandem flight in Chamoux-sur-Gelon?

You will meet us at the landing in Chamoux-sur-Gelon. A large free parking lot is available for you to park your car. You will be amazed by the view of the magnificent east face of the Dent d’Arclusaz straight from the car park.

What to do after my paragliding tandem flight in Chamoux-sur-Gelon?

For those who want to cool down and relax, we suggest heading to the Grésy-sur-Isère recreational area. With green landscapes and a lake dedicated to swimming and fishing, it is one of the few recreational areas where parking is still free during the high season. It is an ideal place for a picnic or a walk with the Bauges’ east-facing cliffs as a very scenic backdrop.

Combine your paragliding tandem flight in the “Combe de Savoie” with a ride along the Tour des Bauges bike route. This cycles path connects Aix-les-Bains to Annecy through Chambéry, Montmélian, and Albertville. It offers a varied panorama between lakes, vineyards, and mountains, winding through the foothills of the Bauges Regional Natural Park. It’s an ideal way to continue your exploration of the region after your flight, from the ground rather than from the air.

And for wine enthusiasts, don’t miss the Route de la Cluse de Chambéry. This wine route will take you through Apremont and the areas where Mondeuse, Abymes and Chignin-Bergeron wines are produced. You will get to taste a variety of local wines known for their quality and unique character.

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What to expect from a paragliding tandem flight in the Alps?

Our team always selects the best launch site for the day based on the weather conditions. This ensures you have a safe and enjoyable experience during your tandem flight. We will be able to give you an estimate of the flying location a few days in advance, but we will confirm the location of our meeting the day before your flight with a text message.

The day of your flight, our team will welcome you at the chosen landing area near Chambéry. From there, we will take a shuttle to the launch site, along with the other participants from the same time slot. Once we arrive, you will be able to take in the views before your certified instructor explains what to expect for take-off.

Once securely attached, your pilot will tell you to take a few steps forward to position the wing above the both of you. After that, a slight acceleration will be enough to allow for takeoff. You will soon find yourself suspended, sitting above the landscapes of Chambéry!

The duration of the flight depends on the type of flight chosen.

If you wish, we also offer two options included in the price of your flight:

  • An initiation to steering the paraglider ; your instructor will give you the controls and guide you so that you can safely steer the paraglider.
  • aerobatics manoeuvres such as wing-overs, spirals and more that will delight thrill-seekers!

After this unforgettable moment, it will be time to gently return to the ground and share this magical adventure with your loved ones.

What is the price of a paragliding tandem flight in Chambéry?

The price of a paragliding tandem flight in Chambéry generally varies between €80 and €150. These prices depend on several criteria:

  • The chosen company: each is free to set its own prices.
  • The type of flight chosen: it is often the duration of the flight that determines the type of tandem flight, and therefore the associated price.
  • The options chosen: some companies offer options such as photos and videos, initiation to steering the paraglider or aerobatics at the end of the flight.

At Bauges Parapente, we do not charge a supplement for these last two options because we consider them to be an integral part of our services. Our goal is to introduce you to our passion in the way that suits you best, with or without steering and sensations.

In addition, paragliding schools generally offer reduced rates for children to allow them too to discover the magic of paragliding.

Here are some examples of prices at Bauges Parapente:

  • Kid’s paragliding tandem flight: €80
  • Discovery paragliding tandem flight: €90
  • Thermal paragliding tandem flight: €120
  • Prestige paragliding tandem flight: €150
  • Paragliding discovery day: €200
  • We are a paragliding school and also train pilots! Paragliding beginner course starting from €560.

At Bauges Parapente, we offer you the best prices in Chambéry!