Visiting an incredible Bay of Kotor is simply inevitable when coming to Montenegro, and therefore it is on the list of almost every worldwide visitor traveling through Europe.
The fascinating beauty of the Boka Bay, its spectacular nature and the history of ancient towns, take a breath away from everybody who ever went there. But to see the landscape of the whole bay from a bird’s eye perspective is one of the unforgettable experiences that remains as a beautiful memory for anyone who decides to fly with a paraglide above it.
The deepest natural fjord on the Mediterranean Sea, the Canyon of Škurda River, the old towns of Kotor and Perast, mountain Lovćen that proudly protects the Bay, representing only a part of the indescribable beauty that is worth seeing. But most of visitors do not have enough time to devote an attention to this part of Montenegrin coast that it deserves, which makes paragliding an excellent solution for that! Take up to the sky from Lovćen, and during the flight see all of the picturesque area of the Boka Bay, the walls of the old town of Kotor in entirety that surrounds this UNESCO-protected little town, cruisers that bring thousands of curious tourists every day and much more that cannot be described in words but only felt by heart.
It is paragliding located on the southern slope of Lovćen, below Štirovnik, above Kotor. Žanjev do is one of the most beautiful panoramic airfields in the world, with a view of the Bay of Kotor, Croatia and the mountainous hinterland of Boka.
On the asphalt road Cetinje-Lovćen-Kotor, there is a lookout point on the 26th kilometer of the road. Less than 300 m after the lookout point, there is a turn for a mountain path that leads around the hill to the airfield. The trail is marked and takes a 15 to 20 minute walk up the hill. Follow the mountain trail, after leaving the forest, follow the trail for the right hand to the transmission line, from the transmission line for the right hand along the hill to the takeoff.
The wind at the take-off point may be intensified due to the altitude. The direction suitable for take-off is south, southwest or west.
For landing, pilots most often use the city stadium in Kotor. Frequent turbulence or venturi effect due to the landing position is also possible.
This airfield is not registered and is prohibited from taking off without the prior consent and official approval of air traffic control (SMATSA).
Elevation: 1266 m
Altitude difference: 1266 m
Average flight length: 5 km
Average flight duration: 15 min
GPS: 42.405756, 18.796322
Wind: S, SW, W
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