tours

Paragliding Guidance and Tours for Soaring and Thermal Flying

Planning to progress your paraglider skills?

Come and experience some of the best Paragliding sites in Portugal and experience flying Mountain Thermal
and Soaring Ridge flight conditions on the same tour.

Whether you like only thermal and XC, soaring ridges or a mix of both, we will find the best tour to fulfill your needs.
We also offer the full guiding service with accommodation for Small Groups, paragliding Schools, Paragliding Clubs.
Our goal is that you do not spend a day without being able to fly. 

We’re used to working with groups, free flight clubs and family holidays so please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Start planning your business or holidays travel and use the free time for paragliding. We have the perfect site for your kind of flight.

Discover and fly different flight locations. We offer two different Tour Packs.

Mountain thermal and Soaring Ridge Tour

Know the best flying spots in Portugal

Experience flying Mountain thermal and Soaring Ridge flight conditions on the same tour.

 

This is a Saturday to Saturday tour.

These packages are aimed for all those pilots who want to dedicate a week to developing or improving their flying skills in new locations, with all the logistics you need.

Whether your goal is become a more experienced pilot, it begins with the decision to get used to different flight spots. Make this commitment with a safe and successful flight training!

Guiding comes in many forms, from the simple (“There’s the take-off. Hope to see you later!”) through to the superior air-to-air radio assisted guiding.
We believe there is room for most types of guiding, Portugal Paragliding opted to give you the highest quality service. We know the flying sites and understand the flying conditions intricately.

Whilst we encourage each and every pilot to progress at their own pace and fly only in conditions that they understand and are comfortable with, we are confident that most pilots will learn a great deal from this experience. will include full site briefings and task-focused flight plans to suit every ability level. 

These flying spots are most suitable for Intermediate to advanced pilots. Flying together with other pilots will reward you with a great experience and ability to adapt to different types of flight conditions and knowing how to adjust your flight accordingly.

Difficulty level: Intermediate and advanced pilots
These locations provide all the pilots with experience and excitement.

We will give you tips and pointers helping you maximize your flying experience.
We will keep you up in the air for as long as possible and of course a full retrieval service however far you go!

You will get different approaches to different flying conditions, different places, and flying styles.
Gain the necessary information to keep flying safely and flying better at new and different sites.
Check out with us first to make your next vacation even less stressful and more memorable!

The costs can be calculated for each specific program, considering the number of people participating, number of days, standard hosting, and mileage to be covered. Free flight tour with 7 days duration with standard hostel accommodation or network of low-cost hotels,  minimum groups of 4 and max. 8 people on a max. of 2 groups.

You can have all included logistics and get the best use of your holidays. From the airport transfers or transportation to the flight site Briefing on the flight zone and rescuing at the landing site. 

Coast Soaring only Tour Package

 Portugal offers truly amazing ridge soaring flying sites for pilots of all levels with friendly landings. 

 

This is a Saturday to Saturday tour.

These packages are aimed at all those pilots who want to dedicate a week to fly in new locations with all the logistics you need. You can enjoy your time flying safely. 

The coastline offers several easy coastal soaring flying sites above cliff and sand dunes. Conditions are really friendly the air is calm and smooth which makes it enjoyable for beginners too.

All of the spots have comfortable landing spaces down on the beaches or you may opt for the our usual top-landing.

You will get specific guidance/coaching and flying tips for every flight spot and if necessary, radio communication and instructions from an instructor always on site. 

For that reason, at these locations, it is quicker to become an experienced paragliding pilot, as there are more flyable days in one or two weeks than in most other places. You can improve your paragliding skills, gain experience in handling or top landing technics that could take months elsewhere.

Difficulty level: Beginner, intermediate and advanced pilots
These locations provide all the pilots with experience and excitement.

Are you are planning to come on vacations and use your time flying?  ​
Portugal offers truly amazing flying sites for Ridge Soaring for pilots of all levels. 
Here, we have a very pleasant year-round climate conditions and the largest number of flyable days in Europe.
During Spring or Autumn, while the rest of Europe is frozen, we can still enjoy flying.

The coast line is only a thirty-minute drive away from down town Lisbon and offers several easy flying sites.

We will give you tips and pointers helping you maximize your flying experience.

The costs can be calculated for each specific program, considering the number of people participating, number of days, standard hosting, and mileage to be covered. Free flight tour with 7 days duration with standard hostel accommodation or network of low-cost hotels,  minimum groups of 4 and max. 8 people on a max. of 2 groups.

You can have all included logistics and get the best use of your holidays. From the booking of activities, airport transfers or transportation to the flight site Briefing on the flight zone. 

Daily Coast Soaring Guidance

You may also have our Daily Guided Soaring close to Lisboa

 

This is a service we offer those who have a few days off during a business trip or a short vacation and still want to take some time to fly.

You will get specific guidance/coaching for every flight spot from an instructor always on site.

These locations provide all the pilots with experience and excitement.

Conditions are really friendly the air is calm and smooth which makes it enjoyable for beginners too.

Needless to say, for those who need to improve their particular skills like; ground handling or top landing Technics that is also an opportunity to gain some air time.

Here, you will find an ideal place for a nonstop launching and top-landing improvement. You may work on launching, flying and landing techniques every day as long as you need/want.

These services are aimed at all those pilots who want to use a few days of travel or vacations to fly in new locations with all the logistics you need.

You can enjoy your time flying safely.

These flying spots are suitable for pilots of all levels. On your daily activity we provide:

  1. Transportation, coaching about the flying sites.
  2. Launching supervision by an instructor.
  3. Flying tips. Radio communication and instructions
Difficulty level: Beginner, intermediate and advanced pilots
 

Families are welcome

On this paragliding activities your spouse, partner or friend will not be bored for sure if you take them with you.
Also, as we are part of Extreme Lisbon company, you may use your time in other outdoor activities:
Coasteering, Surf Lessons, Canoeing/Kayaking, Stand Up Paddle, Scuba Diving, or just have a Airplane trip Experince. 

On the eventually non-flyable day, we may decide to go visiting the areas of interest and natural wonders.
We have programs for the whole family and alternative activities if there are no conditions to fly someday.
From historical routes to visiting the wine cellars and wine tasting events, you chose.
Our goal is to not spend a day without flying.
All those activities will give you a great photo opportunity, to show all your friends back at home what a nice time you had.

The paragliding community in Portugal are warm, and foreign pilots are always welcome.
The only risk you will incur is not wanting to ever leave.