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Address: Pietrapertosa, Italy
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Unforgettable emotion! It worth the trip.

The nature: wild and dramatic place in a green hillside The town(s): untouched homes built in the rock, where only one street it is NOT a stair The atmosphere: magic, with the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2014
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The nature: wild and dramatic place in a green hillside The town(s): untouched homes built in the rock, where only one street it is NOT a stair The atmosphere: magic, with the ancient castle ruins seem build in the sky The emotions: unforgettable experience flying for real over the valley The food: local and rustic like the land; delicious The... More 

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New York City, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This was something to see - quite amazing! We drove to Castelmazzano from a neighboring town of Calvello in the Basilicata region. The attraction "Flight of the Angel" is a ride from the small, medieval town of Castelmezzano to its neighbor, Pietrapertosa in a harness on a zip line. You glide back and forth between two very grand and scenic... 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

For 40 Euro you get two rides, a TO and a FROM. Zip line is located between two mountain villages, Castelmazzano and Pietrapertosa . I'm 76 years old, and even though the trek up the mountainside is arduous, you will find the ride one of the most awesome things you have ever done. You zip line over the valley at... More 

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West Vancouver, Canada
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58 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Volo dell Angelo is not for the faint of heart nor is it for people who fear heights! It is absolutely out of this world!! It is extremely high, very fast and utterly thrilling! There is a bus that takes you part way up at Castelmezzano. The rest of the walk is steep and it takes about 20 minutes, but... More 

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Houston, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

The flight itself is fantastic. The haul up to the departure point in Castelmezzano is awful. I understand that the walk goes through a public area but there should be some way to transport people up there.

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Burley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

Absolutely amazing experience flying like a bird. Downside was that it ended too soon !!!

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