Paragliding & hang-gliding

Hovering high above in the Tyrolean sky, feeling free like a bird.

You know how it feels like hovering in the sky, high above Tyrolean mountain peaks, feeling free like a bird? Tyrol offers numerous mountains that are perfect strating points for paragliding as well as hang-gliding, e.g. in the area of the Zillertal valley, in the Brixental valley and in the surroundings of Lienz and Wildschönau. Most of the times the slopes are in sunny position and there are lift facilities and funiculars, facilitating the ascent with you equipment.

All over Tyrol you can perform paragliding or hang-gliding and enjoy the great experience of flying like a bird. Nevertheless there are several places which are the most popular. Noteworthy is above all the area of the Wilder Kaiser mountain range, which in recent years has been venue for numerous paragliding and hang-gliding events. Also Lienz and surroundings are popular, as it is considered to be weather-stable.

Also hang-gliding can be performed nearly all over Tyrol. Perfect conditions offers for instance the Venet, the local mountain of Landeck, where you can also find a hang-gliding school.

A perfect way to get a better insight into these sports is a tandem flight. A certificated instructor guides you safely down to earth. Leave behind everyday life and enjoy to be free like a bird high above in the sky. Have fun!

Action Club Zillertal, Mayrhofen
phone +43 512 5285 62977 / 664 4413074

Active Center Zillertal, Zell am Ziller
phone +43 664 3139800

Adventure Club Tuxertal, Tux (Zillertal valley)
phone +43 5287 87287 / 676 3070000

Alpinconsult, Innsbruck
phone +43 512 577248

Fliegereldorado Venet, Landeck
phone +43 664 4425411
(flight school Sturm, tandem flights)

Sport Camp Tirol, Landeck
phone +43 5442 62611

Flight school Mountain Fly, Ellbögen
phone +43 664 2828968

Flight school Parafly Stubaital, Neustift
phone +43 664 4453233

Magic Motion, Mieders (Stubaital valley)
phone +43 5225 63813

Flight school Westendorf, Westendorf
phone +43 676 847617100 / 676 847617200

Flight school Wildschönau, Wildschönau
phone +43 664 2622646

Mountain High Adventure Center, Kirchdorf in Tirol
phone +43 5352 62101

Gundolf Georg Parataxi, Wenns (Pitztal valley)
phone +43 5414 86494

Tirol Alpin Nature Events & Trainings, Leutasch
phone +43 5214 5152

Blue Sky flight scool Hochpustertal, Sillian
phone +43 4842 5176

Suggested accommodations

  1. Hotel Cappella

    Hotel Cappella

  2. Alpenhotel Fernau

    Alpenhotel Fernau

  3. Hotel Austria

    Hotel Austria

  4. Pension Bärenwirt
    Guest house

    Pension Bärenwirt

  5. Pension Kristall

    Pension Kristall

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