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Verzasca Dam

Gordola, Locarno 6596, Switzerland
+41 91 780 78 00
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ok to see

The dam is ok to see but the bridge a few kilometers up the road is much better with clear Blue... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
salestraveler69
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Westford, Massachusetts
One Big Dam

Yes, you'll recognize from a 007 movie. Still, the views of the valley and the lake are... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
beetcanner
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Southern Nevada
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Gordola, Locarno 6596, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The dam is ok to see but the bridge a few kilometers up the road is much better with clear Blue water and a old bridge to cross over and hike. Young kids jump of the bridge. Parking is in real short supply. Now that...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Yes, you'll recognize from a 007 movie. Still, the views of the valley and the lake are spectacular. You can buy a ticket and bungee jump from the dam. Only for the folks with steel body parts. Bring your camera.

Thank beetcanner
Reviewed 7 August 2017

An impressive dam you can visit on the hiking trail. For the brave ones, there is bungee jumping, but for the rest of us, just looking down is exciting enough :)

Thank Maja_Bl15
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We always stop here, when we are driving up the valley to go swim in the beautiful waters north of the Dam. It is quite impressive, very high and beautiful view of the lake and the valey. Funny thing is always to watch the bungee...More

Thank M_a_r_a_964
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice view from the dam. Also there is bungee jumping opportunity. But if you are here, you should check Lavertezzo and Sonogno too, and search for the beautiful waterfalls!

1  Thank zeneszerzo
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Very nice dam and lake, Got tp watch bunji jumpers, part of the James Bond golden eye movie was filmed here. It has a nice hiking trail that goes of on a side of the dam

Thank Nina I
Reviewed 17 June 2017

A great drive and a beautiful trip up the valley. Don't forget to buy a parking ticket at the dam shop which covers all the parking places up the valley.

Thank JohnHMerrill
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The initial view of the dam was really great. My friend and I went in early June 2017 and the weather was damp and rainy. We arrived by bus from Locarno and initially missed the stop due to the bus stop not labelled clearly. The...More

1  Thank 2008tomlu
Reviewed 1 June 2017

beautiful location, beautiful scenery, recommended for everyone to visit, and great place to take some photos

Thank ElesarA
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

One of the highest dams in Europe. Must stop on the way to the Verzascatal 10 minutes away. Bungee jumping offer for adrenalin fans!

Thank Michael J
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The are different Jump at different times. I'm not allowed to send al link here. There are 007 Classic Jump World's Most Famous Bungy Jump. Ideal for First Timers. 007 Backwards Backwards towards the Depht. The special... More
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