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Les Ailes du Mont Blanc

117 chemin des chosalets, 74400 Chamonix, France
+33 6 20 46 55 57
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Ranked #3 of 41 Activities in Chamonix
Type: Adventure
Owner description: Managed by Sandie Cochepain (world paragliding champion), Technical director Yohan Esteve and...
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Owner description: Managed by Sandie Cochepain (world paragliding champion), Technical director Yohan Esteve and Cyrilde Pinard (French Speedriding champion). Les Ailes du Mont-Blanc paragliding school is a team of passionate pilots and instructors, who love to share their passion for free flight with students and passengers alike. The team will take you on a journey in the world of free flying. From spectacular tandem flights around the Chamonix valley, teaching you to take your first solo flights through to cross country flying and high mountain “para-alpanisme”, such as from Mt. Blanc itself. In the winter the team can take you speedriding, a new sport for good skiers combining the sensations of freeride skiing with free flying using mini wings.

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Tremelo, Belgium
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Staff members are extremely knowledgeable about flying in the region. Highly motivated staff. Safe and efficient training skills.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Very friendly and accommodating staff, absolutely stunning views. Staff really did everything they could to make the trip as enjoyable as possible such as advising to change the date for a day with less clouds to make the most of the spectacular landscape and modifying the flight path to accommodate dizziness/fear/motion sickness. PLUS the option to use a GoPro to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

A wonderful company committed to safety and fun, good with nervous newbies like me and you'll definitely have a great time! The flight was beautiful, and once up in the air far less scary than expected. Absolutely would recommend les Ailes to anyone looking to 'do the jump' in Chamonix and absolutely worth the money. Also, I had a camera,... More 

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Walsall, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Absolutely stunning flight over Chamonix with great views to Mont Blanc, L'auguile due Midi etc. Superb expert care and reassurance from the Sandie and the Les Ailes team. An unforgettable experience and all captured on HD video!!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

The best view of Alps after Swiss. We hired a car from Brussels and drove till Chamonix. We stayed in the Mercure hotel at the foothills. Its a beautiful place with one of the best view of the snow covered peaks. On a clear day you can see the snow flying due to the wind and its just amazing. The... More 

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somerset
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

Take the cable car to the highest mountain in Europe Mont Blanc only second to the tallest mountain in the world. The views are incredible with lots of viewing platforms. Fantastic!

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Derby uk
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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

A few tips to help you plan your trip. 1.As soon as you arrive in Chamonix get in the queue for your numbered ticket.(we waited about 40 mins for this)you will then be able to work out approximately what time your number will be called (each number approx 10-15mins) we then looked around the town and had coffee etc while... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

once you get up to the top of the cable cars it is wonderful. Lots of viewing platforms and the views are stunning. There were climbers everywhere. the temperature in Chamonix was 32 and at the top 5. the cable car gets very busy and we had to wait 2 hours before we could ascend. this time was spent at... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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22 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

Fantastic, breathtaking views of three countries. We went on a crystal clear day and loved it.

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kuala lumpur
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2011

A very scenic village, with Mont Blanc as a backdrop. It looks like a big pretty painting...simply lovely! The town is quiet, with not much to do if you do not take the steep cable cars up to the mountains.

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