Drone Flying Experience in Periana Southern Spain
The trip is hosted by Steve Lowery, a well-known British photographer, and qualified drone pilot. Steve has been bringing clients to the south of Spain for several years for photography holidays, knows the area well and speaks fluent Spanish.
Each morning and afternoon we will visit an outstanding area of natural beauty, in order to fly our drones. All have been carefully selected by Steve. Some previous drone flying experience will be helpful, but not essential. Equally, there is plenty here to excite and interest the expert drone pilot.
At a Glance
- Day 1
Arrive at Malaga airport before 3 pm, for transfer to the villa in our own minibus. Early evening: first flying opportunity, around the villa. Dinner on the terrace at the villa.
- Day 2
Morning: Flying skills check-up; flying site safety briefing; flying technique tune-up. Afternoon: flying over a beautiful ruined farmhouse sitting in a saddle between two mountains covered in olive groves. Drinks and dinner in the neighbouring village of Periana.
- Day 3
Morning: Working on flying skills at the villa, including DJI Go app tutorial, how to get your camera settings right for best results, and using Intelligent Flight Mode. Afternoon: Flying high in the mountains in the nearby National Park, with amazing views in every direction. Drinks and dinner in the neighbouring village of Periana.
- Day 4
A trip north to a magnificent, deserted group of three lakes set in the spectacular mountainous countryside. Drinks and a barbecue on the terrace at the Villa.
- Day 5
Morning: Filming over a beautiful dry riverbed. Afternoon, flying alongside amazing orange-hued rock faces and over a deep gorge in the nearby National Park. Final Dinner at the best restaurant in the area, “El Charco” overlooking the beautiful Lake Vinuela.
- Day 6
Return to Malaga airport for 11am for return flights to UK.
Images of Periana and surrounding area
Staying at the villa Casa La Negra for 5 nights from 10th – 15th September 2019.
- Single occupancy
- All meals included
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