Hang Gliding in Cortina d’ Ampezzo, Belluno,
June to October
Cortina d' Ampezzo has been since the 70' the most important flying area in Italy and Europe as well. The Free Flight Italian Federation has been founded on the spot in 1976, while many free flight clubs have started to operate in the same year.
Cortina is the location where many and very important national and international competitions and championships take place. After a short period, when the free flight has been banned, Cortina returns to play an important role to the sport. The flying season begins in June and it ends in October.
Gauteng is the smallest province in South Africa, yet its economic power house. It is located in the heart of South Africa's Highveld Region and is highly urbanized and densely populated. Gauteng offers to its visitors an option to explore the hustle and bustle of its urban life or the natural attractions outside its main cities, Johannesburg and Pretoria.
Wenatchee is the largest city of Chelan County, located in North Central Washington and lies on the west side of the Columbia River. The city is also known as the Apple Capital of the world, due to the valley's many apple cultivations.
If you want to feel like Superman for a while, then you should try hang gliding. It's an extreme fly sport that gives you the opportunity to feel free like a bird and taken away by adrenaline. The amazing view of the landscape and the increasing speed you get at, is a really good combination.
Rio de Janeiro, commonly known as Rio, is the capital city of the Rio de Janeiro State, the second largest city of Brazil and the third largest metropolitan area in South America. Since July 2012, part of the city has been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in the category of ''cultural landscape''.
The Free State is situated on the flat boundless plains in the heart of South Africa. Known locally as the "breadbasket" of South Africa, it is an agricultural city and most of its land lies at 1000 m/3281 ft above sea level. It is the land of rugby, sunny skies and characterized by a continental climate, with warm to hot summers and cool to cold winters.
The Dolomites group is famous mostly for the snow sport activities. However, here in Trentino of Alto Adige in northern Italy, among slopes, peaks and valleys, one sport is very popular, paragliding. Paragliding is one of the few sports here, that can be practiced throughout the year.
Trentino-Alto Adige region, in north Italy, can be considered as one of the most known destination among fans of climbing. With the Italian Alps in Trentino side and the Dolomites di Brenta in Adige side, the entire region seems to be an extensive playground, full of options.
Alto Adige in Trentino of northern Italy is a top worldwide destination for performing alpine skiing. Many mountaineering ski tours cover the entire region of Trentino, crossing the borders with neighboring Austria or other northern Italian regions.
In Alto Adige - Trentino region, fans of caving can admire the impressive underground setting of the Dolomites mountain chain, shaped by the continuous flow of crystal clear water from the melting of ancient glaciers.
Torbole sul Garda, in the area of Lake Garda, is well-known as the ideal location mainly for sailing, due to the perfect weather conditions. Thanks to the many organized schools and clubs, all of them recognized by the Italian Sailing Federation (FIV), offer excellent services, including well established safety measures and an efficient rescue service.
The canyoning activity in Dolomites, is a very successful combination of mountaineering and fluvial techniques. In Trentino region, in northern Italy, the fans of canyoning have many options to enjoy the magnificent gorges of Italian Alps. The crystal clear waters coming down directly from the snowy slopes of the Dolomite’s peaks and the breathtaking landscape, not only from the top of the hills but also from the heart of the mountains would take your breath away. The area offers many possibilities for all skill levels.
The old fashioned winter ski-resort of Cortina d’ Ampezzo, in Veneto region becomes Cortina d’ Ampezzo Bike-resort during summer season. The Dolomites offer so many itineraries and trails that make the area a real paradise for the sport's fans. Cortina is a regular meeting point every year among visitors from all over the world. The most important bike event taking place annually here, is the famous ‘’Cortina – Doddiaco MTB Race’’, at the end of July, which is one of the most popular and important races in the Dolomites out-door activities scene.
Mountaineering in the Dolomites area is one of the most exiting experience you can get! The magnificent landscape carved from the continuous rapid water and the strong winds, offers unforgettable experiences and incredible images of unique scenery. Fans, with different level of difficulty, can practice here their preferred sport with totally safety. Here the nature offers a huge play room, full of strong emotions.