Up, Up and Away: Paragliding in Austria and Salzburg

Paragliding, tandem flights & hang-gliding in Tennengau

Even when you’re standing on a mountain top, the heavens can still seem quite far away. Go hang-gliding or paragliding in the Salzburg Alps and conquer lofty heights. Start your flight right on the Karkogel mountain in Abtenau! This popular starting point with a height of 1,100m is a worth-while area for paragliding in the Alps for beginners and pros alike. Whether you want to take a tandem flight, a leisurely soaring flight or an intense long-distance flight, you’ll be able to reach the starting point in just minutes thanks to the Karkogel cable car.

Paragliding lessons and tandem flights in Salzburger Land

Would you rather go on your first paragliding flight accompanied by an experienced pilot? No problem: well-trained paragliding instructors will show you the Alps around Abtenau from a bird’s eye view. After just a few steps the wind will take you right away. Your pounding heart will quiet and you’ll start to take in the amazing views and the indescribable feeling of gliding through the air as if you were on an eagle’s wings.  If you are interested in paragliding in the Alps alone, it is best to take a paragliding course. With your paragliding licence in hand, you can take on the most beautiful paragliding region in Salzburger Land yourself!

Abtenau, a European championship area: paragliding like the best

In 2010, Abtenau was the site of the 11th European Paragliding Championship. Thirty three nations competed here for a place on the winner’s podium. Discover championship mountains for paragliding in the Salzburg Alps, excellent lift and the breathtaking views of mountains and valleys.

Paragliding lessons for beginners and advanced

 

Rudolf Zwilling
5441 Abtenau
Tel. +43 676 5566005

 

Abtenau, a European championship area: paragliding like the best

In 2010, Abtenau was the site of the 11th European Paragliding Championship. Thirty three nations competed here for a place on the winner’s podium. Discover championship mountains for paragliding in the Salzburg Alps, excellent lift and the breathtaking views of mountains and valleys.

More informations of hang-gliding und paragliding in the SalzburgerLand you´ll get at the Tourist Office Abtenau.

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