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Volo dell'Angelo

Address: P.zza Rivendi, 1, Castelmezzano, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0971 986020
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

If you are looking for the experience which allows you to fly this is the one!I have done it and I can say it is unique, even I get used to high mountains this flying trip is amazing. You need to make a reservation and be sure it is open.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The flying is unique amazing experience highly recommended, team is great, really worth the travel, there is room for improvement 1) not enough signage to the tickets office 2) no explanation or material in English 3) the way to the first station includes significant challenging walking uphill that was not mentioned at the beginning Bottom line, recommended but be aware... More 

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Pisa, Italy
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I booked online via their website and reserved two tickets. This was about 2 weeks before we were to arrive in the area. They contacted me a couple days before the trip and said they were closed due to misunderstandings with the state owned park. They offered a refund or a change of date. I have requested a refund 4... More 

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San Francisco, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

In the town of Pietrapertosa in the heart of the Basilicata you will find "Il Volo del Angelo" or the "Flight of the Angel" a zip line that carries you between two mountain towns - Pietrapertosa and Castelmezzano in the Lucanian Dolmites. I took took this zip line in September 2013 and had a fabulous exhilarating experience and had breathtaking... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

If really keen to do this check with them when they are open! We saw the starting point and it looked like a real adrenaline trip but all closed up.

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Macerata, Italy
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
6 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We did the Volo dell'Angelo in a party of four and started from Castelmezzano to Pietrapertosa having booked online. On arrival in Castelmezzano there was a tourist information booth that directed us to the ticket office to collect our tickets. Everything seemed well organised from the ticket office, to the mini-bus that ferried us to near the departure point (15... More 

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Tivoli, Italy
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Well, this really is one of the best amazing things I've done in my life. After a few minutes walk on the mountain near Castelmezzano, we arrived at the first "launching" station. The staff was very helpful and courteous, the also helped me with my GoPro. After wearing the helmet and the harness, they linked me to the cable and... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

I went today to do my "flight". It was hailing when we first arrived at Castelmezzano. They told me to wait to see if flight can happen later. We waited 40 minutes and the hail stopped but it was still sprinkling and there were tons of lightening! They told me "Okay. Flight go!" ARE YOU NUTS??!?!?! There is lightening everywhere!!... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Awesome!! You must try! It really feels like you are flying. It's surreal. Not just for thrill seekers.

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Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
8 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

Great entertainment between two charming villages in Basilicata (1h15 drive from Matera) at 1000m high. You totally fly! It is a bit scary but very fun and exciting. You can purchase tickets online. It's very professional and secure. I recommend also the walk between the two villages, short (1hour) but it goes up and down a lot, partly under the... More 

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