Grenoble is the capital of the Isère department. It is situated in the Rhone-Alps region in southeastern France where the river Drac joins the Isère, right on the foot of the French Alps. Grenoble has a rich history to demonstrate, going back for more than 2.000 years when it was just a small Gallic village. Now it is a big industrial and scientific center in Europe. However, Grenoble is a big sporting center where many extreme sports are being performed.
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Paragliding in Kathisma, Lefkada Island, Ionian Islands Greece
Kathisma is located within 15 minutes from the city of Lefkada and is a beautiful beach with amazing crystal clear water. Thanks to its unique morphology, Kathisma is considered to be a favorite destination for those who are keen on adrenaline sports and outdoor activities, such as paragliding, mountain biking, hiking and trekking.
Paragliding in this spot, is a totally refreshing experience for pilots of all experience levels. You will soar high above the Ionian sea and the impressive Lefkadian shoreline, which offers beautiful landscape views and unique flora. Favored with Mediterranean climate, with hot and dry summers and mild winters, the site welcomes you from early spring months till late autumn. The ideal wind directions are from the west and southwest.
The take off altitude is at 132 m/ 432.9 ft above sea level and the take off point is found at 38°46’33” (38.776)N; 20°36’15” (20.6044)E. In addition, the landing point is found at 38°46’37” (38.7771)N; 20°36’0″ (20.6002)E, at an elevation of 155 m/ 508 ft, close to your umbrella! So, do not miss the opportunity to experience the thrill of free-flying in this enchanting location!!!