Paraglading in Chania

Over the years adventure wind sports have become very popular in Crete and with good reason – many areas on the island receive strong, gusty winds and therefore offer an ideal environment for these sports. Paragliding in particular has seen a surge of newcomer's to the sport with the most popular areas being Nea Chora (for beginners), Falasarrna, the Omalos plateau, the plain of Askifou, and Lake Kournas.

 

The most popular areas for paragliding in Crete include the following:

Falasarrna: Elevation variance is approximately 150-200 meters.
Omalos: Elevation variance is approximately 640 meters.
Varipetro: Elevation variance is approximately 150 meters.
Nea Chora: Elevation variance is approximately 10 meters.
Lake Kournas: Elevation variance is approximately 550 meters.
Askufou Plains: Elevation variance is approximately 450 meters.


As an eco-friendly company, Alpine Travel offers a number of outdoor activities such as hiking, swimming, canoeing and rock climbing. Various year-round itineraries and tailored individual packages also available. Examples: 8 days of biking, hiking, and sea kayaking in Western Crete. April to October.
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