Madeira's distinctive, mountainous terrain and the rich diversity of the landscape make it a unique challenge for even the most experienced orienteering enthusiasts.
Madeira has been developing its facilities for this sport in the last few years and already has a selection of maps and a large number of fans. The archipelago's mild climate and excellent hotels have been attracting lots of orienteers from different countries, particularly from Northern Europe, for whom the island is the ideal spot for training.
For further information, visit the following website, from the Orienteering Association of Madeira: http://www.aorimadeira.net/
Hang gliding and paragliding
Porto Santo and its mild climate make this island a very attractive place for open-air sports throughout the year. There are modern sports facilities for professionals and amateurs alike.