Paragliding

There are plenty of adrenaline seekers looking to experience a bird's eye view of the Julian Alps and the Soča valley. The excellent thermal conditions, wind conditions and mountain shapes make this a perfect area for paragliding.

Several sports companies in the Bovec area offer tandem paragliding flights. Tandem flights require no prior experience.

Popular paragliding take-off spots around the Bovec area:

 

TAKE-OFF
SPOT
ALTITUDE DESCRIPTION SUITABLE
WINDS
WARNINGS
Mangartsko sedlo 1947 m A picturesque take-off spot with magnificent panoramic views of the Julian Alps; accessible by car. SW, S, SE, E, W - Risk of strong valley winds;
- the landing spot in Log pod Mangartom is situated on private property, so parachutes must be folded on the roadside.
Breginjski (Kobariški) Stol 1406 m Over 20 km long, this ridge with vertiginous views of the valley is used as the take-off spot in a number of paragliding competitions; accessible by car. SW, S, SE, E, W - Landing in Kobarid; overhead power lines along the road.

 

Independent flights require excellent skills and a thorough knowledge of the local conditions; it is vital that you consult a flying instructor before the flight.

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