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Valle Verzasca

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Address: Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 91 746 17 77
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Breathtaking

Switzerland is a magical place and Val Verzasca is one of its treasures. The river that passes through the entire valley is BEAUTIFUL! It has green and blue shades, it's 100... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Fabio M
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Paderno Dugnano, Lombardia, Italy

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Paderno Dugnano, Lombardia, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Switzerland is a magical place and Val Verzasca is one of its treasures. The river that passes through the entire valley is BEAUTIFUL! It has green and blue shades, it's 100% clear and, with the canyons around it, it creates a wonderful atmosphere. Go and check it out!!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a place that should be on everyone's bucket list. The scenery is absolutely breath taking. I went during August and was able to enjoy taking a dip in the river. The river was a crystal clear and the water was FREEZING. If I had to take a guess the water was approximately 40 degrees or less, however it... More 

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I was there with my partner last month, was in awe of the place. It was like a magnet. Every inch of the place was magic. Despite my crutches, I managed it all in my own time. If you have not been, please GO.

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Jena, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The canyons filled with blue and green water are magical, and the little villages are so picturesque. Great place for a simple to medium difficulty hike. Only downside was the crowd of people at the bridge of Lavertezzo - apparently we arrived at the same time as several school trips at once - rowdy teenagers playing music on their phone... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We started at the Verzasca Dam and drove through the valley. Found some great stopping places where we could clamber down to the river where there are lots of rocks and stoney areas to have a rest or a impromptu picnic by the water. The water is beautiful - crystal clear and a bright azure colour. Hiking would be great... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

One of the most beautiful natural sites on the planet Earth. The green water is mesmerising and cold cold cold. The Roman bridge is a must see and if you are daring enough a bongy jump from the river dam is something special.

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Odessa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We lived in a hotel in Ascona. But to miss such a beautiful place as the Verzasca valley, even there could be no question! To get to this valley by car about 20-25 minutes. The road is very beautiful, it passes by the dam on the Verzasca River. I recommend to go in the morning until the road is heavily... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and two teenagers just finished a trip to Lavertezzo in Valle Verzasca. We stayed in a cottage built in 1600's and it was a 10-15 hike to the river. The river and valley was absolutely stunning. We spent a day laying on the rocks on a beautifully sunny July Saturday but the river was too cold to get... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

If you travel through Ticino you don't want to miss the highlight of visiting Verzasca valley. Whether you just spend a few hours or a full day, it has it's stunning bridges, deep valleys, cold river and absolutely stunning little villages. I recommend making a day trip to Brione (take the bus) and walk back to Lavertezzo, which is the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

After passing the Contra dam and its lake you are rewarded with what must be one of the most beautiful river walks in the area. Turquoise, green and blue tones of crystal clear water rushing over water carved rocks to form true pieces of natural art. I was here on a very sunny autumn day and the varying colours of... More 

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