The Flying Eagle – Pollino National Park
From June 15th to September 16th, a flying adrenaline experience at 50 miles per hour
From June 15th to September 16th, in Southern Italy – Basilicata region, the Flying Eagle is an experience full of adrenaline: almost one kilometer of flight at 50 miles per hour flying over a marvelous valley of the Pollino National Park. It brings from the beginning point which is high 853 mts to the final station of 579 mts, with a difference in height of 274 mts.
Guaranteed fun and maximum security also for kids.
The Flying Eagle starts from the station in the valley with the harness on the Eagle, a suggestive vehicle with 4 seats equipped with hand bars and footstool.
The Eagle is towed until the station uphill, from where the flight begins towards the valley, a real “Flying Eagle” of almost 1 km distance, the longest in the world of this kind of attraction.
Children must be at least 10 years old with a height of 130 cm.
Ticket price: 15 Euros per person, 1 free ticket every 10 tickets purchased.
Reduced price ticket: 10 Euros for children less than 15 years old.
From Mid June to September 16th
THE TERRITORY of the FLYING EAGLE
San Costantino Albanese is a municipality of Basilicata in the province of Potenza, located in a slope of Val Sarmento, in the heart of the Pollino National Park with a very particular naturalistic landscape.
It was founded in 1534 from the population coming from Albania and from the city of Corone (Greece). It was a migration due to the invasion of the Albanian territory by the Ottoman Empire.
The peculiarity of San Costantino Albanese inhabitants are, still today, the language arbëreshë, and the traditional customs and Byzantine rituals.
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