Canhas is a small village in the municipality of Ponta do Sol, in the Portuguese island of Madeira. The agricultural way of life takes you back in old times, when nature was human's friend. It is one of the access doors to Paul da Serra, the amazing and the only plateau in Madeira. Paul da Serra is the only source that feeds the stream-lets that flowing down the Island.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Paragliding in Compolibat, Toulouse, Midi-Pyrenees France
Compolibat lies near Toulouse, a place where every para-glider wishes to be. The spot is absolutely perfect for paragliding. The thermals and the appropriate winds will help the para-glider rise up on the sky and fly like a bird. The medium difficulty launching point is in Compolibat at 600 m/1969 ft above the sea.
The winds that are blowing at the launching point come from west and northwest. You should be careful for power lines near the launching site though. When you reach the launching site, you put on your equipment and just walk and fly into freedom. The view from 500 m/1640 ft above the ground is simply spectacular.
After a short flight, you will land safely at the medium difficulty landing point in Stade at 380 m/1247 ft above sea level in front of spectators and loved ones. Paragliding in Compolibat is an experience you shouldn’t miss.