Top 10 best paragliding spots in Spain

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Have you always dreamed of flying? Now is the time to take your first flight. In this article you will discover the 10 best places for paragliding in Spain.

Spain has many beautiful landscapes that you should explore from the heights. If you're still not quite sure what this new adventure is all about, here you can discover a complete guide to paragliding. You don't need any experience to take to the skies, just a few strong steps will be enough for you to share the sky with the birds. You will be accompanied by professional pilots during your new adventure, guaranteeing you a safe and exciting flight. Now you have the opportunity to select the destination that most appeals to you from Gran Canaria, Alicante, Tenerife, Cadiz, Vigo, Bilbao, San Sebastian, Marbella, Tarragona, Valencia and many more...

Tandem paragliding near Las Canteras, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

The first paragliding spot in Spain is located at Las Canteras beach in Gran Canaria. Located in the northwest of the island of Gran Canaria in the city of Las Palmas. This beach is known for its crystal clear waters and mild climate all year round. If you are visiting the islands you can't miss this tandem paragliding near Las Canteras flying between 400 and 600 meters above sea level. You will have the opportunity to discover from the heights its quarries, the Silva bridge, the Puerto de La Luz and even from afar you will be able to see the island of Tenerife.

Tandem paragliding in the Canary Islands
Adventure experiences

Why paragliding in Gran Canaria?

  • Enjoy Las Canteras beach in a different way, admiring its crystal clear waters from the air.
  • Take off from different locations and then land in the same place depending on the weather conditions.
  • Have fun in the Canary Islands at any time of the year thanks to the good temperature.

Tandem Paragliding in Santa Pola, near Alicante

In this paragliding flight over Alicante you will be accompanied by an instructor pilot who will handle the paraglider and will be in charge of all the flight operations so that the passenger can enjoy the adventure of flying. The pilot and passenger will be connected to each other through special harnesses. You will have the opportunity to experience the thrill of free flight in a safe and controlled way thanks to your instructor. You will take off from the beach of Santa Pola, 20 minutes from Alicante, located on a small peninsula on the Costa Blanca. You will enjoy from above the magnificent blue waters surrounding the Mediterranean Sea, the lighthouse of Santa Pola and finally you will discover the Tabarca Island, one of the most fascinating corners of the coast of Alicante.

Tandem paragliding in Santa Pola
Paragliding Factory

Why paragliding over Alicante?

  • Experience the thrill of paragliding and choose the duration of your flight.
  • Enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views that Alicante has to offer.
  • Learn with great experts and enjoy a safe and exciting flight.
  • Feel the freedom to fly like a bird over Alicante

Tandem Paragliding in Conil de la Frontera, Cádiz

In the south we find one of the most famous paragliding spots in Spain thanks to its warm climate combined with the winds coming from the Atlantic Ocean. This paragliding flight in Conil de la Frontera, 20 minutes from Vejer de la Frontera, is located in the province of Cadiz. In this adventure you will be accompanied by a pilot who will use the wind currents coming up the cliffs to stay longer in the air so you can enjoy your flying adventure for as long as possible. Depending on the weather conditions, the pilot will decide which is the best area to take off, deciding between Conil Beach, El Roqueo or La Fontanilla.

Tandem paragliding flight over Conil de la Frontera
Paragliding Factory

Why paragliding in Cádiz?

  • Fly over the golden sandy beaches and stunning cliffs of Cádiz
  • It takes advantage of the combination of the Cadiz wind current coming up the cliffs to stay in the air longer.
  • Enjoy an incredible perspective of the blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Choose the duration of your flight

Tandem paragliding flight from Teide, Tenerife

Tenerife is one of the best places for paragliding in Spain thanks to its mountainous geographical features. If you dare to paraglide in Tenerife you will be able to see the Pico del Teide at 3,728 metres, the highest mountain in Spain. Tenerife is the largest island of the Canary archipelago with an area of 2,034 square kilometres and 342 kilometres of coastline. You will take off from Izaña at 2200 metres from the Pico del Teide right in the Teide National Park and land in Puerto de la Cruz on the north coast of Tenerife. You will enjoy the rocky landscapes that this island offers you in the Orotava Valley and enjoy a privileged view of Puerto de la Cruz.

Tandem paragliding from Mount Teide
Enminube Paragliding

Why paragliding in Tenerife?

  • Paragliding in Tenerife in any season of the year
  • Discover all the activities to do in Tenerife
  • Enjoy the Teide National Park from the sky to Puerto de la Cruz for 3 hours.
  • Keep in your mind a unique view of the Teide volcano from the heights.

Tandem Paragliding in Oia near Vigo

Paragliding in Oia is a unique way to discover the Galician Coast where you can enjoy the many Galician cliffs. Oia is located in the province of Pontevedra, 27 kilometres from Vigo. This region is known for its strong tides that collide with its large cliffs. Thanks to its weather conditions, specifically its winds, you will be able to stay in the air for a longer period of time. Your adventure will start in Santa María de Oia, very close to the centre of Vigo, and you will have the option to choose the duration of your flight, with a maximum of 40 minutes.

Paragliding in Oia
Paragliding Factory

Why paragliding in Vigo?

  • Enjoy safe flying for all levels of experience thanks to its gentle winds and varied topography.
  • Feel the Atlantic Ocean under your feet in a new and exciting way.

Tandem paragliding in Sopelana near Bilbao

If you are visiting Bilbao, the city known for its cultural offer, its excellent gastronomy and its buildings with modern structures, one activity you can't miss is to fly over the northern coast of the Basque Country to enjoy all these beauties from the heights. Don't miss the opportunity to fly in a tandem paraglider in Sopelana for 20 minutes near Bilbao. Feel the wind in your face and enjoy its landscapes such as the green mountains, the majestic Nervión River, Barrika Beach, La Salvaje Beach, Punta Galea and Gorrondatxe.

Paragliding in Sopelana
Paragliding Bizkaia

Why paragliding in Bilbao?

  • Take control of the paraglider if you have good weather conditions.
  • Ask the professional pilot to perform some aerobatics and enjoy an adrenaline rush.
  • Enjoy the Basque coast, mountains and natural parks from the heights.

Tandem paragliding in Zarautz near San Sebastián

As you may well have discovered, the north is one of the most famous places to paraglide in Spain. The cliffs of the San Sebastian region are very popular due to the wind currents coming from the Bay of Biscay as they rise up to the beaches and meet the cliffs, creating thermal currents where you can enjoy your paragliding trip. Your adventure will last 20 minutes and depending on the wind direction you will start taking off from the beach of Orio or the beach of Zarautz. You will enjoy the charming villages of the Basque Country and the Bay of Biscay with your new paragliding adventure in Zarautz.

Tandem Paragliding in Zarautz
Paragliding Factory

Why paragliding in Zarautz?

  • Remember your flight as it will be recorded with a GoPro camera.
  • Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and coastal lifestyle of Northern Spain.

Tandem paragliding in Ronda close to Marbella

The city of Ronda is located in the province of Malaga, in southern Spain. It is known for being one of the oldest cities in Spain and Europe. Paragliding in Ronda is one of the best opportunities you will have to fly over Andalusia. You will be able to enjoy spectacular views of Andalusia such as the Puente Nuevo, Mirador de Aldehuela, Mirador de los Viajeros Romanticos and the Jardines de Cuenca. The pilots will accompany you on this new adventure to offer you a safe flight but you will have the option to personalise the flight as you wish.

Paragliding in Ronda
Flying Andalusia

Why paragliding in Ronda?

  • Personalise your flight
  • Paragliding in Ronda is perfect as it is located at the top of a gorge and offers spectacular views of Andalusia.
  • Enjoy impressive monuments from above, such as the oldest bullring in Spain.

Tandem paragliding in La Mussara near Tarragona

Mussara is a small town located in the province of Tarragona surrounded by a mountainous environment full of pine trees and holm oaks. It is known for its typical rural architecture and its well-known stone houses. You will have the opportunity to go paragliding in Mussara where you can enjoy the sea and the mountains at the same time. Flying the coast of Catalonia has never been as easy as it is now, in this flight you will be surrounded by the waters of the Mediterranean Sea and the Muntanyes de Prades. This paragliding adventure in Tarragona will start by taking off from La Mussara National Park. You will experience the thrilling freedom that paragliding will give you as you fly 950 metres above the sea with views of Salou and Reus.

Tandem Paragliding in La Mussara
Paragliding Factory

Why paragliding in Tarragona?

  • Fly 950 metres above the sea, with Salou and Reus in the background.
  • Enjoy a paragliding flight combining sea and mountain landscapes.
  • Choose the flight time that suits you best from 20 minutes to 40 minutes.

Tandem paragliding at Villar del Arzobispo near Valencia

Flying over the mountains surrounding Valencia is the last option we propose in this article for paragliding in Spain. 50 km from Valencia is the small village of Villar del Arzobispo at 520 metres above sea level. This region is known for having the most rugged landscapes of the Valencian Community. On this paragliding tour in Villar del Arzobispo you will have the opportunity to soar through the Valencian skies for 30 minutes and enjoy the sensation of flying over the Mediterranean Sea. It is a unique experience that will allow you to enjoy a rural, peaceful and picturesque environment and discover the region in a new and exciting way.

Tandem Paragliding in Villar del Arzobispo
Paragliding Valencia

Why paragliding in Valencia?

  • Discover Valencia's rocky landscapes from the air
  • It enjoys a Mediterranean climate with mild temperatures almost all year round.

Now that you know all the information about the 10 best places to paraglide in Spain, don't miss out on the thrilling sensation of flying through the skies and experience a unique adventure full of adrenaline and beauty by discovering which one is your favourite. You'll have the chance to explore everything from the Canary Islands to the Mediterranean coast and the majestic mountains of northern Spain. But if you are still undecided and would also like to discover Europe by flying, here you can discover the 10 best paragliders in Europe.