Paragliding - Savoy (Chamonix) Landing Site

It is forbidden to land on this site during the winter.
The site is a 10min walk from Chamonix train station. From Chamonix by car, take rue Joseph Vallot in the direction of le Brévent and les Praz, and take the first street on your left. The landing field is opposite the Residence du Savoy. There is a very small parking area, with more space uphill after the roundabout.

Autonomous to XC Pilots.

Suitable in the morning before the valley wind develops.
Altitude: 1050m. GPS: N 45° 55' 42" E 006° 51' 65"

The site is enclosed and surrounded by buildings. Although this site is large, it is generally in the lee and so can be difficult to land, especially in the valley breeze. During the winter this is a beginners ski slope and landing is absolutely forbidden.

Click on the links below for guides to specific sites:

Launch sites:
  • Aiguille du Midi (Chamonix)
  • Flégère/Index (Chamonix)
  • Grand-Montets (Chamonix)
  • Grand Prarion (les Houches)
  • Merlet (les Houches)
  • Mont Blanc Summit
  • Passy-Plaine Joux (Passy)
  • Plan de l’Aiguille (Chamonix)
  • Planpraz (Chamonix)
  • Prarion N/E (les Houches)

  • Landing sites:
  • Bois du Bouchet (Chamonix)
  • Les Chavants (les Houches)
  • Passy-Chedde (Passy)
  • Passy-Marlioz (Passy)
  • Savoy (Chamonix)
  • The Cachet Gravel Pits (Chamonix)