Salto do Cavalo

Magnificent flight spot on the fantastic valley of Furnas!


The Salto do Cavalo flight allows several hours in thermal flight, with great possibility of cross. Landings are easy and broad.
The access is made in a private property near the road.
At Salto do Cavalo it is not allowed to fly without the knowledge of the local pilots and without the necessary authorization.

 


Paulo LuisInformation kindly provided by Paulo Luis


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The maps below contain the routes to Serra Gorda, from the three nearest municipalities and the route to the Pastinhos (another paragliding spot, near Serra Gorda). You can download the respective files to the GPS.

In the maps, besides the relevant points in the Sierra Gorda, you will also find useful information of the route. Gas stations and restaurants are some of the examples of relevant points on the maps.


ROUTE PONTA DELGADA – SALTO DO CAVALO

ROUTE RIBEIRA GRANDE – SALTO DO CAVALO

ROUTE LAGOA – SALTO DO CAVALO


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