The Soča Valley belongs to the two best paragliding area’s in Europe. The valley, positioned after the hills which are the border to Italy and southers Julian Alps catches the sun the whole day, from East to West. It has outstanding thermals, steep mountain slopes and it offers unforgettable panoramic views, This creates very nice flying conditions which make it possible to do long cross-country flights. opportunities and long cross-country flying above the Julian Alps.
The two most used starting points are Stol near Kobarid and Kobala near Tolmin. There are regular busses bringing pilots and their gear up to the starting places.
Other starting point are Mangartsko Sedlo above Log pod Mangartom, the Kanin and Planja above Bovec and Srednji vrh – Matajur and Kuk - Livek above the town of Kobarid.
At the outdoor-sport agency www.xpoint.si you can order a tandem flight.