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Valle Verzasca

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Address: Via cantonale, Vogorno, Switzerland
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One of the most charming places in south of Switzerland

A beautiful place of still untouched well preserved traditional rustici (stone houses). Several small villages worth to visit. Beware of tourist ripoff in some restaurants. But... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 4, 2016
Woola C
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

A beautiful place of still untouched well preserved traditional rustici (stone houses). Several small villages worth to visit. Beware of tourist ripoff in some restaurants. But you will never be disappointed if you eat at Pizzo Vogorno, open every day as the owner is not afraid of work.

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Kiryat Gat, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

When you think about something that is hard to describe in words or picture - is exactly Valle Verzasca. Its a natural wonder located in Ticino (south Switzerland) and very close to Italy (Como Lake), with still water that is perfect for a swiming on a hot summer day... In this small vally around this beautiful river, is a big... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

A valley with attractive views, crystal clear waters, small villages lost in time with houses made of stones, waterfalls and a reputation for having the most famous bungy jump in the world. This is Valle Verzasca which is a valley in the Locarno district of the Canton of Ticino, Switzerland. Accessible by bus, car, motorbike or camper van. Travelling as... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Drove up to this gem on a cool cloudy day from Como and it ended up being one of the highlights of our trip. What else can you say about this place that the pictures don't already tell. Point Blank, if your anywhere close, it's imperative you make the jaunt to this slice of paradise. My only complaint was I... More 

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Thank DeityAllah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

Such a beauty that is hard to describe in few words.We didn't expect to be taken by it but we are. The time here has stopped.It feels like you are back in Jurrasic park.The mountains are so tall and powerful looking.The rocks are huge and the waterfalls are everywhere coming down from the top of these beautiful giants.Even though we... More 

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Thank Jurica P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

I haven´t seen something so amazing like that in europe until now. Swiss has such an amazing and beautiful nature! I felt in love with that country!

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Valle Verzasca is one of the natural wonders of Ticino. Stunning nature with the amazing river and it's riverbed made of rocks that have been moulded in millions of years.

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Zug, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

A must being as a foreigner visiting this lovely part of Switzerland. Taking time every corner for a view, stop and visit. Dont expect gourmet food, it is local food good wine, cheese and local specialities.

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Europe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

It's a beautiful valley in the hinterlands of Locarno. The river is clear and cold, ideal for a short swim in mid summer. Along the valley, you find many tiny pretty villages. Great to take some pics, have good food and a short walk. Unfortunately along the river, only limited hiking is possible and many visitors have to move along... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Magnificent valley full of interesting spots along the river. There are museums, monuments, plenty of hikes, a walk of sculptures... But avoid July and August as the valley easily gets very crowded with tourists! Spring and Autumn are highly recommended instead...

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