Paragliding in Madeira and Porto Santo Islands

Paragliding in Madeira and Porto Santo Islands

Paragliding is a recreational flying sport. The equipment consists of a wing and a harness, and its instruments are a variometer, a radio and a GPS.
Madeira and Porto Santo’s mild climate, warm temperatures, and landscapes of rare beauty allow paragliding activity. This modality is becoming famous, not only among locals, but also among tourists.
There are several parts in Madeira Island in which this activity can be done. These are: Pico da Cruz, Chão da Lagoa, Lamaceiros, Cristo Rei, Arco da Calheta, Canhas, Prazeres, Fajã da Ovelha, among others.
In Porto Santo Island, the best way to do paragliding is climbing up until de highest peak, which is Pico do Facho.
Tourists who wish to practice this modality for the first time, are advised to contact professional guides, for a better acknowledge of the activity.


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