Parasailing in Antibes, Nice, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur France

Average wind direction:
Average wind speed:
7 knots/8 mph
Average air temperature:
Maximum altitude:
40 m/131 ft
Nice is the administrative capital of the Alps – Maritime department, the second largest city on the Mediterranean coast after Marseille and the fifth most populous city in France right after Paris, Marseille, Lyon and Toulouse. It is situated on the southeast coast of France by the Mediterranean Sea. The Nice urban area extends beyond the administrative city limits. The mild Mediterranean climate and the natural beauty of Nice along with the big sporting activity came to attention of various types of athletes.

Antibes is a resort town, situated only half an hour in the southwest of Nice. It lies on the Mediterranean Sea, offering 48 amazing beaches for fun and of course many sporting opportunities. One of the sports which are very popular in the area is para-sailing and the perfect beach to practice it is right in front of the train station Gare de Biot.

It is a beautiful sandy beach with deep but clear waters. Para-sailing there is awesome as when you get up to 40 m /131 ft high, you can admire the lovely town of Antibes and the endless Mediterranean Sea underneath you. The procedure is very simple.

All you have to do is put on the equipment with the help of experienced people of course and then just let yourself get swept away by the boats velocity. You will slowly and steadily rise up and when you reach the maximum altitude, you will get the unique flight pleasure of a 15 minute amazing ride.

Enjoy the mild Mediterranean climate as the temperature ranges between 8-20°C/46.6-68°F, depending on the season. Of course there have to be the appropriate wind conditions in order to parasail. But if you get lucky or clever, check the local forecast first, and then enjoy the ride of your life.