Paragliding in the Soča Valley

Paragliding in the Soča Valley

Takeoff spots above Bovec

Popular paragliding take-off spots around the Bovec area are Mangrtsko sedlo and Kanin (C station).  

Takeoff spots above Kobarid

With its setting of high Julian Alps peaks, Kobariski Stol is a paragliding pilot’s paradise.

Takeoff spots above Tolmin

Kobala is an excellent starting point for long cross-country flights on the southern crest of the Julian Alps and a well-known competition site.

Tandem flights

Many adrenaline enthusiasts want to experience the Julian Alps and the Soča Valley, from a bird’s eye view. Excellent thermal and wind conditions and the shape of mountains create good conditions for paragliders.

Stol and Kobala takeoffs are among the top slopes for paragliders

There are several takeoffs in the Soča valley, which allows paragliders to find a suitable takeoff in a different weather conditions.

Each year, many competitions take place in the Soča Valley on the European and on the world level.

Tandem flights

Some of the sports agencies in the Soča Valley carry out tandem flights with paragliders. Paragliding in tandem does not require any previous experience.


Fans of adrenaline are surely not going to become bored in the Soča Valley. Fly with a paraglider or gather courage to jump from a plane with a parachute, too.



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    Paragliding with outstanding thermals and unforgettable panoramic views offers long cross-country flying above the Julian Alps.