With over 450 sites and nearly 90 schools, Italy is one of Europe’s top paragliding destinations. With launch spots up and down the country and some of the most spectacular gliding in Europe, Italy paragliding holidays are not surprisingly very popular.
Tuition and holidays are available for all levels, from complete beginners looking to get started on basic courses, to more advanced gliders looking to experience new thrills.
Italy paragliding holidays in Piedmont
One of the best-kept secrets in the Alps, Piedmont is one of the most flyable places in the region. Fewer crowds at launches and big thermals mean you’ll spend less time worrying about other pilots and more time enjoying the scintillating scenery. With flights of over 130 kilometres being recorded here and national championships regularly taking place in the area, this is a top destination for Italy paragliding holidays.
Italy paragliding holidays in Dolomites
This stunning mountain range offers year-round flying and a selection of schools and take off sites to choose from. Beginners can enjoy tandem flights to experience the sheer joy of gliding, before starting their journey towards becoming a solo glider. Val Gardena offers excellent conditions for gliding, with plenty of the thermals that make this region so good for gliding.
Italy paragliding holidays in Umbria
Soar above Assisi in the Umbrian hills from the take off at Mount Subasio. Beginners are ideally suited to Monte Cucco but there is plenty here for the experienced flyers too, with both national and international competitions being held here frequently. Flights of 100 km are common with other popular launches at, Gualdo Tadino and Gubbio.
Across Italy there are many sites and schools to choose from. The combination of elevation, great conditions and stunning scenery make Italy paragliding holidays hard to beat anywhere in Europe. With beginner courses from as little as €600 for seven nights accommodation and tuition (with group discounts being available), your dream of flying over the Italian countryside could be about to become a reality.