Diga della Verzasca

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Recommended by 31 out of 33 cyclists


  • Wiro L.

    Lake Vogorno is an artificial basin, the water of which is used to generate electricity. The construction of the dam, which is owned by Verzasca SA, lasted from 1960 to 1965. With a height of 220 m, the Verzasca dam is one of the highest in the world. Here man has created a work of great impact and great benefit.
    Inside there is also a small museum on the history and function of the reservoir. Daredevils like James Bond can experience a day full of thrills with the craziest bungee jump in the world: jumping on an elastic rope, from the top of the wall, 220 m deep, in the middle of the narrow rock walls at the valley exit, is a unique adventure and ensures one A top-class adrenaline rush. In the Valle Verzasca info shop it is possible to buy local products.

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    • March 31, 2019

  • Thomas

    James Bond's jump down the dam has made Lake Vorgono (relatively) famous. In 1995 filming took place here at Golden Eye.

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    • August 18, 2019

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Location: Tenero-Contra, Ticino, Switzerland


  • Elevation520 m

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