8 Best Skydiving Destinations in Europe

An article dedicated to my adventurous freak friends. A tour of the 8 best skydiving destinations in Europe for that perfect thrilling and adrenaline-rush experience. Floating in the air high above in the sky with the mind and heart in control, that’s what completes you as a skydiver. Europe has a lot to offer when it comes to skydiving, soaring like a bird and feeling the essence of flying like a bird. Many of these dropzones or skydiving destinations are located in close proximity to the prominent cities of Europe. You can combine your sightseeing trip with the adventurous ride and create a memorable experience. Approximately there are 550 dropzones in Europe and selecting the 8 is tough. Yet I tried to narrow them down to 8 for the ever-lasting and fun-filled skydiving, brushing across the air and the clouds.

Algarve, Portugal

Algarve in Portugal is a prominent tourist place, encapsulated by the wonderful beaches, delectable seafood and renowned historic sites. The skydiving combined transforms the tour into an enthralling one. Plunging you from a height of about 15,000 feet in Turbine Dorniers or Super caravans, you can enjoy an action-packed adventurous skydiving experience. It is one of the top skydiving destinations in Europe especially because of its pleasant and sunny weather. The Aerodromo Municipal de Portimão near Alvor is the operating sight for the sport.

Unterschüpf, Germany

Unterschüpf is a small pristine hamlet located between Nuremburg and Frankfurt and overlooking the picturesque Bavaria villages. It is one of the mesmerizing skydiving destinations in Europe, offering spectacular views of the mystic landscape of Germany. The place is quite famous among the adventure seekers due to its wondrous environment, a perfect combo for skydiving within the vicinity of Mother Nature. You will be dropped from a height of 13,500 feet with the assistance of Cessna, the skydiving plunging engine operated by Skytandem, the company in charge of the activity.

Interlaken, Switzerland

Switzerland is a dream destination for many, a place gifted with the quintessential beauty of nature. The snow-clad mountains create a dreamy environment all around. Skydiving amid the Alps, glaciers and lakes is an incredible experience. Interlaken is the ideal place for the perfect opportunity. Surrounded by the mountains, valleys, lakes, glaciers and meadows, the place is one of the astounding skydiving destinations in Europe. You will be dropped by a helicopter to float over the vivacious beauty of the place.

Empuriabrava, Spain

Empuriabrava is equipped with one of the state-of-the-art facilities for the skydivers. Located in the northern part of the country in Girona, its skydiving centre was established in 1985. The place is significantly phenomenal in hosting several skydiving world championships. The key attraction of the place is the views of the Pyrenees and the Mediterranean sea. Imagine floating high above in the sky and watching underneath the blue waters of the sea. Indeed a spending experience right? But yes you must possess the mindset of an adventurist.

Siofok, Hungary

Siofok is one of the prominent skydiving destinations in Europe. The place in Hungary offers a breathtaking experience and is a popular drop zone among many. There are 2 helicopters for plunging you from a good height to float and dive in the sky. The scenic beauty of the place is enchanting, soothing the eyes of the skydivers as they go ahead with their mind-blowing experience. The arrangements at the center are superb and can be availed easily by the adventure seekers.

Voss, Norway

Voss is a town located in the northern part of Norway. Well, it is closed during winter since the country experiences heavy snowfall and some parts are not safe to access at that time of the year. It’s open from April till October every year. The place has the grand caravan planes to plunge you into the sky and enjoy a fascinating experience amid the beautiful stunning landscape. It hosts a 3 day long extreme sports event, where along with skydiving other winter sports are organized.

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Toulouse, France

France is a haven for skydivers hosting some of the outstanding and beautiful skydiving destinations in Europe. Toulouse is ranked high in the list and is being constantly luring the adventure freaks to explore its captivating skydiving experience. The place is located at the middle of the aerospace industry in Europe and equipped with the best-in class facilities. The countryside beauty of Toulouse is unparalleled and hence an obvious reason of attraction for the sports lovers.

Bled, Slovenia

An offbeat location in Europe, Bled in Slovenia is gifted with nature’s enigmatic beauty. Flanked with exotic mystic views of the scenic landscape, it hosts a skydiving centre for the ultimate fun-filled and thrilling experience. The scintillating views of the Julian Alps and the Karavanke further enhances the feel and essence of skydiving. The freshness in the air and the soothing breeze entertain you as you plunge into the sky from the Turbo Porter planes.

Author

Kuntala

A travel enthusiast craving to explore the exotic destinations in the world, deciphering the mysteries and the thrill concealed in them.

Kuntala

A blogger interested in travelling and exploring new places and sharing ideas with all. Curious about the unique features of a place and its ethereal beauty.

13 thoughts on “8 Best Skydiving Destinations in Europe

  • December 7, 2020 at 4:53 pm
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    alright. this could be an year end challenge to be tried. Amazing spots too each of them.

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    • December 8, 2020 at 10:22 pm
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      Such an amazing skydiving destinations. I love to visit Europe again and also to travel all these adventures places. Thanks for sharing ❤️ ❤️

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  • December 8, 2020 at 3:56 pm
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    Otherwise, I’m too scared of heights to try a parachute jump, but the look down must be magnificent.
    Thanks to the list of the best locations for skydiving in Europe, really great destinations.
    Friendly greeting,
    Nina

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  • December 8, 2020 at 9:37 pm
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    I’ve always wanted to go skydiving one day! And since Europe is always top of my bucket list, what better place to try it?

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  • December 9, 2020 at 4:10 am
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    Although I think that the sight must be fantastic, it’s not for me because I would be too scared 🙂

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    • December 10, 2020 at 2:22 am
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      I was too initially but now its fun

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  • December 9, 2020 at 11:57 am
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    skydiving is so very awesome. i wish I could try it one day!

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    • December 10, 2020 at 2:21 am
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      Thats great, glad you liked the article

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