Paragliding in Cortina d’ Ampezzo, Belluno,
Annually at Easter time
June to October
Already since the '70s, Cortina d' Ampezzo was considered to be the most important flying area in Italy and Europe as well. The Italian Free Flight Federation was also founded here in 1976 when many clubs have started to operate many free flights at the same period.
Cortina is also hosting many and very important national and international competitions and championships such as the International German Open and the National Trofeo Montegrappa. After a short period when free flight was banned, Cortina returns to play an important role to the sport.
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