Beware of the north east prevailing winds at
this altitude for they can bring you strong gusts and a low cloudlevel !
The romance and charm of paraglising in golden skies
Two other, particularly impressive flights for
experienced pilots only (or, as a guest on a Tandem Glider) are
Portela above Porto da Cruz on the
northern side of Madeira, and the flight along Cabo Gir„o, the second highest
seacliff in the world (take off at Pico da Torre).
And on the neighbouring island,
Porto Santo, 75 kms away, there are 2
more locations that can get reached within a days journey (a day trip by
Tandem paragliding over the harbour of Funchal