Air sports in Talloires
Meeting point at the Perroix landing site.
First hang-gliding site in Europe.
Instruction, tandem flights, days of discovery, all year long.
Tandem flights for new sensations and an unobstructed view over the lake and mountains.
Introductory and improvers courses that allow you to fly safely and under the control of state-registered instructors.
Paragliding school, tandem paragliders at Planfait and Col de la Forclaz.
Introductory and improvers courses all year. Bespoke training.
Discovery flight, luxury flight, training flight, children's flights... Overlooking Lake Annecy, the Col de la Forclaz is a remarkable take-off site for your paraglider. It's up there that we offer you your flight. Tandem flights are organised every day. It's another way to discover the region and anyone can do it!
After your flight, you will receive a certificate marking your maiden flight, look at the photos taken during the flight and purchase the images on CD if you wish. You can then take the shuttle back from Doussard.
Come dressed in trousers, a windbreaker jacket and ankle boots.
Prices : Discovery flight - 25 min - 90 euros ; Morning flight - 20 min - 80 euros ; Luxury flight - 50 min - 120 euros.
Tel : 06.12.13.05.30 04.50.27.76.85
Talloires and Montmin : the paragliding mecca !
Thanks to its location, its ease of access, the number of flights possible, the aerology and the panoramic views, Talloires has become the premier paragliding spot in Europe.
From the sky to the lake, we can admire the colourful splashes created by the paragliders.
Managers of the Planfait and Perroix sites.
Paragliding club, take-off supervisors for Planfait and landing supervisors for Perroix, situated in Talloires, Haute Savoie, on the banks of Lake Annecy.
LES CHAMOIS VOLANTS
ZA de Perroix – 74290 - TALLOIRES
Tel: 04.50.27.98.96 – 06.86.97.83.56
Web : www.leschamoisvolants.fr
Planfait take-off site
Orientation : West, south-west.
Access : from Talloires, heading towards Col de la Forclaz, at the village of Verel take a left and follow the signs for "Forêt Aventure".
Altitude : 950 metres
Flying conditions : easy take-odd except in crosswinds. Area covered in a plastic mat. Thermal flight, cross-country departure.
Dangers and difficulties : site can be very busy.
Montmin take-off site / Col de la Forclaz
Regulated & paying access for cars (except for people with reduced mobility)
For more information about obtaining an access card, please contact the Talloires Town Hall.
Access on foot is possible for pilots and spectators.
Coche Cabane take-off site
Accessible by a path from the col de la Forclaz, quieter than Montmin.
Grand Bornand Lachat take-off site
Altitude : 2050m
This site can be used in South-easterly - Westerly winds.
It offers the opportunity to fly over the Aravis mountain range to Lake Annecy.
Perroix landing site
Orientation : North /south
GPS : 45°50'55" N - 06°12'51" E Altitude 540m
Recommendations : flying over the houses to the south of the landing strip is forbidden.
Respect the landing direction (left-hand U above the housing area)
Don't cross the field to get to the car parks or restaurants.
Don't park in spaces reserved for firemen or local residents.
Access : from Annecy, go towards Talloires, along the D 909, next to the Perroix housing area.
Observations : Perroix has three schools / shops, campsites, hotels, holiday cottages, bars and fast food, and a sail repair centre.
Doussard landing site
Orientation : North / South
GPS : 45°46'51" N - 06°13'19" E Altitude 460m
Recommendations : frequent landings during high season: be careful of other site users (paragliders, hang gliders, kites)
Don't inflate your paraglider in the landing area.
Kites must be stored behind the community centre.
Respect the U approach for paragliders and hang gliders (see rules and diagrams on the signs)
Access : From Annecy, head towards the far end of the lake, then go towards Doussard and take the first turn on the right (route du pont Monnet)
Observations : Large car park, small bar and fast food restaurant in high season. Paragliding shop.
Marlens landing site
Orientation : North / South
GPS : 45°45'45" N - 06°20'27" E Altitude: 450m
Recommendations : powerlines nearby, strong breezes in the middle of the day.
Respect the zones reserved for parking and do not cross the field to get to them.
Access : 4 km from Faverges in the direction of Ugine.
Parking at the junction of the Faverges/Ugine road and the Marlens reservoir.
Observations : the "Espace Marlens" area has a holiday cottage, a school and a shop.
The Lake Annecy paragliding sites are managed by SIVUHL (Syndicat intercommunal à vocation unique des Hauts du Lac).
To organise SIV (Simulated Incidence in Flight) training, please contact local paragliding schools.