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VIBRATE WITH NATURE ON THE GRAND PILAT DUNE SITE !

Take flight with paragliding !



Paragliding will give you a birds-eye view of the Pilat dune. A local club and various schools with teams of state-certified professional instructors will welcome and introduce you to its practice at the heart of the Grand Site.


For more information : http://www.bassin-arcachon.com/parapente




 


 

RESTRICTED AREAS

From the 15th June to the 15th September :
The Petit Nice swimming area is strictly forbidden.


AUTHORIZED AREAS FOR MANOEUVRE AND FLYING

From the 15th June to the 15th September :
This area starts 200 m south of the Corniche aid station
and ends 50 m north of the Petit Nice swimming area.

The rest of the year :
The northern limit for paragliding is the Corniche residential area.


FORBIDDEN AREAS FOR FLYING (Take off, manoeuvre, flying, landing) :

The Corniche residential and swimming areas (200 m south of the aid station).


TAKE OFF AND LANDING AREAS

The “Gaillouneys” sector includes both the northern and the western slopes. The main access to these areas is by the beach or by the path accessible from Petit Nice car park.


 

Whatever your flying level, please respect :
 
  • Rules of the air (altitude limits, hours, restricted areas...)
 
  • The access to the site, take-off, flying and landing areas
 
  • The peace of holidaymakers on the dune
 
  • Helmets must be worn at all times
 
  • You must hold an Aviation Liability Insurance policy
     


 

You fly on your responsibility, whatever the conditions and equipment on this site. In the event of an accident, involving you or others, the responsibility of the owners or site manager of the Dune will not be engaged.
 

Violations of the regulations may incur in an official verbal warning. The Directive of the department of Social Cohesion is responsible for the promotion and control of physical and sports activities for the Gironde region.           



 

Participants must abide by the stated safety by-laws to :

Arrêté municipal pour le parapente

Please do not hesitate to look at our free brochure on flight regulations.         

 


Also for your safety, it is forbidden by municipal by-law to sled, ski, snowboard or sand board.