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Tandem paragliding flight

Tandem paragliding flight "Happy Ending" in the Canavese area

Duration
1,5 hour

Difficulty
Easy

Cancellation
Moderate

Participants
From 1 to 10

Highlights

  • Fly tandem paragliders in the Canavese region and observe the Gran Paradiso and the Piedmont plain from above.
  • Let yourself be carried away by tandem updrafts with an experienced instructor, for your comfort and safety.
  • End the experience with a tasty aperitif of local cured meats and cheeses in company.

Your guide

Federico L.

Years ago by chance I entered the fantastic world of paragliding and since then I can no longer do without that endless sense of freedom.

Activity available in
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Full description

Experience the extraordinary thrill of free flight in a paraglider, flying over the Piedmontese plain from the Graian Alps. You will admire the most beautiful views of Piedmont from above, from Gran Paradiso to the plains stretching as far as the Ligurian Apennines, before enjoying an aperitif with friends.

You will fly tandem with a professional pilot: all you have to do is admire the landscape and enjoy the flight until youland, which will be slow and gradual.

Get ready for a moment you will find hard to forget, a mix of unique sensations granted only to those who dare to take flight!

What we will do

We will meet the pilot at the agreed time near Turin. Once we reach the take-off area, we will have an exhaustive briefing on the ground, in which we will be given all the technical information we need to tackle our paragliding flight in the best possible way.

Once we have donned the necessary equipment, we will be ready for take-off: just a few steps of run-up together with the pilot and, before we know it, we will be in the air!

We willtake off in the two-seater paraglider and will immediately be surrounded by the dimension that has been denied to humans: natural fragrances, birds and a multitude of colours will make us feel new and unique emotions.

During the flight - lasting about 10 to 15 minutes- we will remain at low altitude, flying over the most striking views of Piedmont from above.

The descent will be slow and gradual, ending with a soft landing on grassland. Finally, we will share our experiences while tasting typical local products, with an aperitif in company.

The activity lasts a total of about 1½ hours.

Who it is aimed at

Tandem paragliding is a fantastic experience of absolute freedom, open to everyone. The only requirements are the weight of the participants, which must be between 40 kg and 110 kg. No specific knowledge or special skills are needed, just a few steps and before you know it you'll be flying!

Vertigo while sitting comfortably in the air does not develop. As for nausea, in rare cases it is possible to suffer from it just as on a ship, car or plane, which is why it is advisable not to overdo it with food and especially alcoholic drinks.

Other information

Attention! Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time of the activity.

This activity can be carried out all year round, depending on weather conditions, and is individual. It is not possible to fly simultaneously with other people, but several flights can be made, one after the other, depending on the pilot's availability.

Important: The day before the activity, you will receive a communication from the pilot confirming the meeting time and address. In case of unfavourable weather conditions, the activity may be suspended or postponed.

You can purchase the HD video of the experience for 20€. Ask for it after booking.

Minors must present written and signed parental consent to proceed with the activity. If consent is not provided, the pilot will not allow participants to carry out the activity, which will not be refunded.

Recommended clothing

  • sportswear
  • trainers/trekking shoes
  • windbreaker

What is included

  • Professional pilot
  • Paragliding equipment
  • Insurance
  • Glass of wine, beer or non-alcoholic drink
  • Tasting of local cured meats and cheeses
  • Video

How it works

  • Book
  • Gift
  1. 1
    Send a booking request

    We will only pre-authorise the payment

  2. 2
    Receive confirmation within 48 hours

    In case of confirmation, you will be charged the cost of the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

  1. 1
    Buy a gift voucher

    Valid 12 months from the date of purchase

  2. 2
    Choose your preferred date

    Get in touch with the guide with the contact details on the voucher and choose the day for the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

Meeting point
Turin

Turin
Exact location provided after booking

Frequently asked questions

What happens in case of bad weather?

If you have made a fixed date reservation and the weather conditions are not suitable for the safe conduct of the activity (in the expert opinion of the guide), you will be refunded the full amount paid. The guide may suggest an alternative date or time for you to conduct the activity. You can freely choose whether or not to accept these proposals. If you can’t retrieve it, we will process a full refund! If you have set the date for your Gift Voucher and bad weather did not allow the activity to take place, the Voucher remains regularly valid until the expiration date indicated on it.

If I cancel the reservation, can I get a full refund?

For this activity, the cancellation policy is moderate. You get a full refund if you cancel within 8 days from the activity start date. Within 7 and 5 days from the activity start date you will get a 50% refund. You can find the full policies in the Cancellation Policy section.

What payment methods do you accept?

On Freedome, you can pay with any rechargeable credit card or prepaid card (including Postepay) from Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB networks. We also accept debit cards enabled for online payments. You can also use the digital wallets Apple Pay and Google Pay.

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