Paragliding is an adventurous sport, that gives you the opportunity to fly like a bird and get amazing views of landscape from the sky. You can feel the veil of the clouds embracing your body. You may feel you wanna scream loud "freedom" and hear the echo of your voice. The fresh air is flirting with your face while the adrenaline you feel by being up there makes the mountains, the trees and the stones begging you to take your place on the ground, only for one moment.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Paragliding in Agia Lavra, Kalavrita, Peloponnese Region Greece
If you wish to admire the stunning views of the area from high above, then you should try paragliding in Agia Lavra, located only ten minutes away from Kalavrita. The flight affords a breathtaking view of some picturesque villages and the stunning Vouraikos Valley. The take off altitude is at 918 m/3011 ft above sea level and the take off point is found at 38°1’0″ (38.0168)N; 22°4’29” (22.0748)E. Note that, there is no inclination in the take off area.
In addition, the ideal wind direction is from west and the spot is suitable for paragliders of all skill levels. Favored with amazing Mediterranean climate, the spot accommodates paragliders at any time of the year. So, if you find yourself in the area, do not miss the opportunity to visit the historic monastery of Agia Lavra, which is linked with the Greek War of Independence in 1821.