Paragliding in Kathisma, Lefkada Island, Ionian Islands Greece

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Take off GPS Coordinates:
38°46'33" (38.776)N; 20°36'15" (20.6044)E
Landing GPS Coordinates:
38°46'37" (38.7771)N; 20°36'0" (20.6002)E
The magical island of Lefkada or Lefkas is situated opposite the west shores of Aetoloakarnania, in the Ionian sea and is part of the Eptanisa island complex. Lefkada differs from all the other islands, because it is connected with the continental Greece by a floating bridge. It boasts breathtaking beaches with clear blue waters, cosmopolitan seaside towns, mountainous villages, lush nature and is well-known as an attraction for extreme sports lovers!

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!!!