20 000 participants for this exceptional Coupe Icare 2021!

Many thanks to all the participants, institutional and private partners, our service providers, volunteers, exhibitors, and the public!

A thousand bravos and a thousand thanks to all!

See you in 2022, and let's hope to be able to re-schedule the aerial demonstrations that we all dream about!

Coupe Icare 2021

48th COUPE ICARE, from 14 to 19 september 2021

A program for all passionate fans of flight

Appointment from Tuesday 14 to Sunday 19 September in Saint-Hilaire for a truly entertaining Coupe Icare.


- The 39th Icares of Cinema, international free flight and light air sports film festival : from Tuesday 14 to Saturday 18 September. Five evenings to dream in front of the big screen!

- Icare Folies : from Tuesday 14 to Sunday 19 September. Twice as many artistic and musical programs, for twice as much fun for young and old!

- 1st Icare Test : from Tuesday 14 to Wednesday 15 September. Two days to test fly material provided by the exhibitors: wings, harnesses, flight instruments ....

- Icare Expo : from Thursday 16 to Sunday 19 September. International trade fair, World’s n°1 for professionals of paragliding and paramotor

- Leisure flights: paragliding and paramotor

- Icare Balloons, leisurely hot air balloon rides : from Friday 17 to Sunday 19 September

What's new in 2021?

- The slackline activity : On Friday and Saturday on the South Launch from 10 am to 6 pm, come and try out the slackline activity with the tightrope walker artist and world champion Théo Sanson. Whether you are a complete beginner or more experienced, you will appreciate his wise advice (free of charge)!10 lines just for you and your friends

- Come and explore the sky! With an experienced astronomer, you will be able to contemplate how the objects of the solar system move in relation to the stars, work with the phases of the Moon... in a didactic and entertaining way. At this time, you can also see the moon, with its craters and mountains, Jupiter and its moons, and Saturn with its rings. From Tuesday to Thursday, from 10 pm onwards,

And also...

- A falconry demonstration by Les Aigles du Léman
- A paper airplane contest: Friday and Saturday from 1 pm to 3 pm...
- And of course, the annual best glide competition

All the news 2021

The usual hit parade for the general public is unfortunately cancelled, that is:
- Icarnaval (the costumed flights by paraglider and hang glider)
- Icare Show (air show and demos)
- Icare Mômes (Kids area)
- All usual activities and animations on the site of Lumbin.



You will find on sale all the products derived from the Coupe Icare: T-shirts (men, women, children, different colors), posters, mugs, recyclable glasses, magnets, key rings, mouse pads, water bottles, lighters, ...

It's here

The Coupe Icare is supported by
- The Region Auvergne Rhône Alpes
- The Département de l'Isère
- The Communauté de Communes Le Grésivaudan
- Grenoble-Alpes Métropole
- The French Free Flight Federation
- The FFplum (French Microlight Federation)
and also by the villages of Plateau des Petites Roches and Lumbin, and by some partners.

Thanks to them for their support and contributions.