Lucerne is the capital of the Canton of Lucerne and the district of Lucerne. It is situated on the shore of Lake Lucerne with a sight of Rigi and Mount Pilatus on the Swiss Alps, in the north central Switzerland, the German speaking part of the country. Lucerne is the most populous city in central Switzerland and a nexus of telecommunications, government and transportation of this region. Lucerne has always been a very attractive destination for tourists.
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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.