Helicopter Flying in Spain

What’s the Flying like?


Experience flying over some beautifully scenic terrain with a fabulous mix of mountainous areas, beautiful coastlines and the historic city of Valencia.

We have specially chosen this airfield for its friendliness towards visitors, facilities and local attractions to make your ‘Flying Holiday’ as relaxed and exciting as possible. Flying will be available on ether the R22 or R44 and packages are available for both training and self -fly hire. 

Accommodation


There are two main options for accommodation or you can choose your own. There is basic accommodation at the airport, it does however have facilities like a swimming pool, bar and restaurant on site. Our preference is to take rooms at the Refuge located only 1.3 km away, as we know there are three other fixed wing schools joining us and we intend to take over the Refuge. This accommodation has a swimming pool, barbecue, pine forest, playground, basketball and football field. There is a shuttle service provided between from the aerodrome to the refuge and back. The idea of this is that we can create a party atmosphere with like minded pilots and maybe persuade them to move to the dark side of helicopter flying! We also know an aerobatics pilot is coming down so that may be another opportunity for us.

Other Activites

Canyoning

The sport of jumping into a fast-flowing mountain stream and allowing oneself to be carried downstream at high speed, canyoning is available locally to those who enjoy extreme sports.


Vineyards

This famous wine region consists of ten municipalities. Its 40,000 acres of vineyard is home to approximately seven thousand winemakers giving an idea of the importance of the wine for this region.
The red grape variety Bobal is typical from this area and represents about 90% of all vines grown. More than a hundred wineries are part of the Control Board that controls, ensures, and promotes the quality
of these wines. These warehouses are of cultural and tourist interest, making it possible to visit a vineyard and try wine or an award-winning Valencian cava.

Bike Riding

There are countless possibilities for cycling offered in the region. Dedicated cycle networks throughout the area offer you the opportunity to discover the dramatic landscapes at your own pace. Valencia cycling
offers challenges for all levels of ability.


Hiking

Hiking and trekking around the Valencia region is extremely rewarding. Most of the major hiking zones are found in protected natural parks where you can find a varied landscape including mountain peaks, canyons,
forests, rivers and waterfalls. You may also find abandoned monasteries and medieval castles. Walking routes can easily be downloaded from the internet.


Traveling Around

Valencia

A vibrant, noisy city on Spain’s east coast, next to the Mediterranean, Valencia boasts amazing cuisine, a fascinating history, and stunning architecture and culture including several annual fiestas. Although Valencia is Spain’s third largest city, it is easily walkable, with a great mix of historic and modern, and plenty of greenery thrown in.

 

More detail

http://www.phoenixhelicopters.co.uk/spanish-base/

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