Aerial sports: Lake Annecy seen from above

If you are subject to dizziness, go on your way. For the rest, Annecy is the destination to take off. Discover the lake and the surrounding mountains in a new light  by rising above. Guaranteed sensations! Paragliding, helicopter, airplane and even hot air balloon: you get many choices.

At the aerodrome of Annecy-Meythet, located north of the city, climb aboard a gyrocopter for a magical flight! The lake under your heel, meet the highest summits of the Alps for an unforgettable getaway. Starting from 7 years old.You can also go to Poisy to embark on a plane with panoramic canopy and to fly over the majestic landscapes of the massif of Mont Blanc. The most adventurous can even take the joysticks, over a single of an initiation course!In Talloires and Menthon-Saint-Bernard, several schools of paragliding offer flights for  beginners as well as for those more experimented. You can board solo or with a monitor, which will guide you through breathtaking landscapes.In Metz-Tessy, experience your maiden flight in ULM and fly over Lake Annecy and the Aravis mountains, all with a magnificent view of Mont Blanc. Educational flights are also offered to those who would like to learn how to pilot.Finally, for those who prefer a smooth flight, go to Talloires to climb aboard a majestic hot air balloon, which will make you fly over the lake and the massif of the Aravis in peace.There are many agencies offering these different activities, make inquiries at  the Annecy Tourist Office or the surrounding municipalities. The lake and the highest peaks surrounding it will have no more secrets for you: you will not want to go down again! Book now your accommodation on the My Home In Annecy website and climb to the seventh heaven.

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