There is several takeoffs in and around Drama. The take offs are easily accessible with roads up to every one of them, and you can be at most of them in 10 to 60 minutes from the club house which are located at the foot of the main takeoff, Korilovous.
Taking off from the foothills of Falakro Mountain (the place is called Kedros, located 20km away from the city of Drama, next to village of Petrousa), is worldwide famous due to the world cup games of 2010. The area is ideal for taking off, for haul flights as well for recreation flights. It’s easy to access and quite comfortable regarding the landing spots.
About 10 minute walk from the city center, on the ring road, we find the club house. The location holds a nice and comfortable landing area which during summer sometimes can be a little bit bumpy because of the thermals coming from the town center.
A 7-8 minute drive up from the club hose, we find the main takeoff (480m ASL) facing south. Drama’s unique microclimate and proximity to the Rodopi mountain range makes the conditions to fly almost every day all year around.
Video from a trip with the Norwegian group FlyDrama (www.flydrama.com). It was an amazing experience that is highly recommended. Watch out for next tour dates on www.flydrama.com (Norwegian). The first video was form a Paragliding XC Championship in Drama in 2012 and the next one is from FlyDrama summer tour 2012.