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Paragliding over Vila Cortes


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Who runs Paraglide Portugal?

Arnold Marx is an experienced tandem
and cross country pilot.
He began flying in
South Africa in 1992,
spent years doing
tandems in Aspen, USA
and has many many
hours of flying in hot,
dry terrain like Texas,
the Colorado Rockies, Kuruman and
Rustenberg (South Africa) and now the
Serra da Estrela (Portugal). He flies both
paragliders and
hang gliders.
His wife Marié,
is a talented hostess
and chef, who worked in the catering and
hospitality industries for many years and now
takes great delight in looking after her own customers and making them happy.
How to find us

Airport Pickup:
We can collect you from Porto -cost per trip shared.
We can collect you from Lisbon -cost per trip shared.
We can collect you from Madrid -cost per trip shared.

The Bus:
Take a bus to Celorico da Beira and we'll meet you there.

GPS Coordinates(the best way if coming by car):
Put our GPS coordinates in to your navigator:
40°32'56.2"N   07°31'19.0"W

From Lisbon:
Take the A1 north towards Coimbra/Oporto for approx. 90 km.
Take Exit 7 onto A23 towards Abrantes/CasteloBranco/Guarda/Spain for approx. 210km.
Merge onto A25 heading towards Viseu/Aveiro for approx. 25km.
Take exit 25 towards Gouveia/Seia/Serra da Estrela, continue on N17 for approx. 12km
Turn left at church in Vila Cortes da Serra,continue for 350m.Lodge off to left on dirt track
50m before the bridge over the creek.

From Porto:
Head south following signs for A1/Lisboa appox. 70km.
Take exit towards A25/Viseu/Guarda/Spain , continue for approx.115km.
Take exit 24, follow signs Gouveia/Seia/Serra da Estrela, continue on N17 for approx. 12km
Turn left at church in Vila Cortes da Serra,continue for 350m.Lodge off to left on dirt track
50m before the bridge over the creek.

 

Email us
arnold@paraglideportugal.com

alternative

arnoldmarx@gmail.com

Phone Arnold
email to request number

Phone Marié
email to request number

Phone Lodge
email to request number


Arnold and Marie

We look forward to meeting you!
 


Paraglide Portugal , Arnold and Marié Marx , Quinta da Regada , Vila Cortês da Serra , Portugal  ::   arnold@paraglideportugal.com