*Flight period: from May to September. Months when morning temperatures are higher, and depressions or other adverse weather conditions diminishing. To avoid cancellations and postponement: causing frustration for passengers and flight’s teams.
Access: 15 minutes from the A75. From St Flour: take the D926 towards Aurillac/Ussel, then turn right on the D14 and follow the direction of Coltines Airport.
Maximum passenger weight: 95 kg!
Our team accompanied by the birds will await you at the place of takeoff, the appointment time being fixed in advance upon booking. A casual and warm outfit is recommended, as well as good shoes.
The introduction lasts one hour: we welcome you to Coltines-St Flour Airport, we explain the safety rules, we equip you. The birds are ready for takeoff and you will be too. You take off from the planèze in a Tandem MICROLIGHT with the birds, you set off for a dream in the wonderful world of migrating birds. The rising sun casts fiery colours on the largest volcano in Europe. The pilot explains the biology of the species that are flying with you. The birds are watching you flying with them. Your eyes meet.
You can experience there a true moment of eternity. Your flying machine lands in unison with the birds. It’s time to get off the ultralight, you realise that you have just experienced something unique.
The planèze of St Flour is a protected site classified as a NATURA 2000 zone. The village of Coltines with its typical market town and its Auvergne museum of agriculture.
Perched on a volcanic headland, Saint-Flour, city of art and history, cultivates its mountain character with audacity and modernity. At the crossroads of the Margeride, the Cantal mountains and the Truyère gorges, its natural attractions, prized by nature sports enthusiasts, compose striking landscapes.
Halfway to the south, Saint-Flour is also a privileged and lively city. The largest volcano in Europe is still active, its sources, the hottest in Europe, spring at Chaudes Aigues (Occitan word: “hot springs”).
Majestic ironwork of Gustave Eiffel, the viaduct of Garabit has brought together the two banks of the Truyère for more than 120 years and arouses the admiration of the holiday makers who discover it by following the roads which furrow these gorges with the varied tourist attractions. Murat: located in the heart of the Auvergne mountains, the Pays de Murat offers unique landscapes and a prestigious volcanic heritage.
The Lioran resort is nestled in the middle of the fir trees in the heart of the Mounts of Cantal, the Lioran resort covers 150 Hectares
Additional service :
Potentially possible to provide you the images of your flight for a fee of €98 including VAT. Ask the team that welcomes you at the airport on the day of your flight to see if this is possible (in these conditions the payment cannot be made before the flight).