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Helicopter flight over West Lyon (69)

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4.5 (2 reviews)

Vourles (69)

  • 4 hours
  • Up to 3 people
  • From 3 years old

Treat yourself to an exceptional experience with a helicopter flight over the city of Lyon. You'll see the whole of the western part of the city, with all its remarkable buildings and surrounding towns. You'll take off from Vourles before gaining altitude and experiencing the first sensations of flight aboard this extraordinary machine.

You can cancel free of charge up to 48h before the date of the activity.

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Activity description :

The Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region is yours to see from the sky, at its most beautiful and most grandiose: the Lyon conurbation! The City of Light and its buildings, as well as the entire western part of the city, are on the programme for this helicopter flight.

Lyon, ideal for a helicopter flight:

With its 1.3 million inhabitants, Lyon is one of France's largest cities. You'll be able to enjoy the urban area with its monuments, as well as the surrounding villages and vineyards as you travel up the Rhône.

The helicopter you'll be flying in:

  • The Robinson R44: it has a total capacity of 4 people, including the pilot. Its speed can easily reach 180 km/h and it is light, making it very manoeuvrable.

A word about your pilot and the support team:

The management team is made up of a flight director, 2 professional pilots and a management team to look after the logistics, your supervision and available to answer any questions you may have.

Course of your helicopter flight in Lyon :

Before take-off :

  • You will be met by the supervisory team and your pilot at the airfield take-off site, which is a private area specially set aside for your flight.
  • You will be given a safety briefing and an explanation of how your flight will take place.
  • You will then put on a radio headset, which will allow you to muffle the noise of the helicopter's blades and communicate with each other during the flight.

During your flight:

  • You will be invited to take your seat in the cockpit of the helicopter before the side doors close. You will then take off vertically, which is specific to helicopters.
  • You'll then enjoy the scenery from the air and the incredible sensation of flight.
  • You'll land gently in the designated area and receive a diploma as a souvenir of the experience.

The different flights on offer :

  • The 20-minute flight: West Lyon, Brignais, Chaponost, Brindas, Grézieu-la-Varenne, Pollionnay and Soucieux-en-Jarrest.
  • The 30-minute flight: West Lyon, Le Rhône, Irigny, Brignais, Chaponost, St Genis les Ollières, Charbonnières les Bains, La Tour de Salvagny, L'Arbresle, Monts du Lyonnais, Mornant.
  • The 40-minute flight: Around Lyon (Grézieu la Varenne, Mornant, Grigny, Bron, Décines-Charpieu, Miribel, Genay, Limonest, Charbonnières les Bains, Chaponost .
  • The 60-minute flight: Bron, St Exupéry airport, Crémieu cité Médiévale, Villefranche sur Saône, La Tour de Salvagny, Charbonnières les Bains, Chaponost, Brignais.

A helicopter flight in Lyon is a once-in-a-lifetime experience! It's also the perfect gift to give to a loved one for a special occasion.

Flight over West Lyon - 20 min

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4,5 (2 reviews)

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Une equipe de jeunes très sympathiques qui ont pris grand soin de mon papa de 80 ans. Une jolie vidéo du vol remise à la fin, payante mais on apprécie l'offre. Très bon moment.


16 oct 2022


Excellent À refaire on nous a bien accueilli 👍

Daroussi ,

7 feb 2023


Meeting point: 69390 Vourles.
The exact take-off point will be sent to you by text message 48 hours before the flight.

Getting there:
- 41 min from the centre of Lyon via A7
- 49 min from Vienne via A7
- 46 min from Saint-Chamond via A47

Know before you go

  • Flights are open to children aged 3 and over.
  • Parental authorisation is required for all minors.
  • Maximum passenger height: 190cm.
  • Maximum passenger weight: 120kg (above this weight, 2 seats are required). If the difference between the declared weight and the weight on the day of the flight is more than 5kg, the flight may be cancelled for safety reasons and the voucher cashed.
  • Each flight will be made with a maximum of 3 passengers.
  • The activity is accessible to pregnant women and people with reduced mobility.
  • The activity is subject to weather conditions. In the event of cancellation, you will be offered a rescheduled activity.
  • The time of the activity is given as a preference. The exact time will be proposed depending on availability.
  • You will receive a confirmation sms the evening of the flight with a google map link to guide you to the take-off area.

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