Looking for an exciting photo from this year’s beach holiday? With so many cheap flights there is no excuse to lock up this inner daredevil. Take advantage of one of the many evening offerings in a sunnier climate and hit the road for a hot break with spectacular skydiving. Mediterranean. Whether you’re a complete beginner or an experienced professional, there are plenty of breathtaking landscape zones in the Mediterranean that just beg for an invasion.
Spanish paradise for skydiving
Book a trip to Barcelona and after a night of cultural paradise in Spain’s coolest city, head to Empuriabra on a busy day. This unique coastal city, with its picturesque canals and extensive marina, is the Mecca of skydivers and is known for its Mediterranean skydiving system. Arguably the largest parachuting centre in Europe, this skydiving area is famous for its stunning scenery, where the mountainous terrain is combined with radiant blue water. The skydiving centre is open all year round and is ideal for thrill-seekers who have taken advantage of the late break and want to experience their thrills in the short term. Choose from tandem jumps or many accelerated free fall courses, and since all jumps are recorded in high resolution, your glorious moment is sure to go down in history.
Sky and Snow Adventures, Empuriabrava, Spain. 020 7430 0800
Extreme tandem jump on the Israeli coast
If you manage to catch one of the cheapest flights to Israel, you will probably spend your holidays in the Mediterranean, including the stairs. Less than half an hour’s drive from Haifa is a seaside parachuting centre specializing in tandem jumping. This center is ideal for impatient beginners who want to go crazy by learning as little theory as possible. There are a number of options for belly wraps.
Control enthusiasts can choose a test in tandem, where the instructor gives you the opportunity to pull the parachute cord in time, and daredevils will enjoy the jump with a parachute Jet Tandem, which requires an oxygen mask because of the high altitude!
Paradive, Habonim Beach, Israel. 00972 46391068
Parachute jump over Ephesus on Turkish coast
Turkey has long been the main goal of a beach holiday for those who are looking for cheap flights, but go to Izmir and you will be able to experience a completely different kind of Turkish holiday. Located near ancient Ephesus, you can master a not-so-ancient sport like skydiving. If the ruins have tired you and the wind whistles sharply on your sizzling face, ignite a sense of adventure, having revived the traditional struggle on camels!
Skydive Efes, Izmir, Turkey
Classical lessons of parachuting on the volcano
Cheap rest can be regularly held on the volcanic island of Sicily, a real trap for the sun and the location of a fun center of skydiving. On the picturesque landscape of Etna try the classic approach to skydiving – Static Line. After a 10-hour lesson, the newcomers jump from the plane to an altitude of 1200 meters, and they are sent to land on internal communication. Skydiving in tandem is available for those who want to get to know the still active volcano from above faster, or you can choose a longer course of accelerated free fall and admire the calm waters of Taormina Bay with seven invigorating jumps.