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Valle Verzasca, Switzerland

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The Valle Verzasca is a valley in the Locarno district of the Canton of Ticino, Switzerland. It comprises the municipalities of Mergoscia, Vogorno, Corippo, Lavertezzo, Brione, Gerra, Frasco, and Sonogno. As of 2004, the total population of 3,200. Mergoscia is at the geographical center of the Ticino, and none of the passes out of the valley cross cantonal or national borders. The valley is formed by the Verzasca River and is situated between the Leventina and the Maggia and culminates at Pizzo Barone.GeographyLocated between the Leventina and the Valle Maggia valleys, Valle Verzasca extends over a length of 25km in north–south direction, and is situated in the north of the Lago Maggiore. The valley floor ist at about 500m to 900mabove sea level. The surrounding mountains respectively passes have an average altitude of 2400m. The Valley is crossed by the Verzasca river, it is dammed at the southernly outlet of the Valley, forming the Lago di Vogorno, before it flows in the Magadino plain in the vicinity of the Ticino River in the Lago Maggiore.
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  • Before the trip saw pics online, but when they saw with their own eyes — all prettier and even weirder. Clear water colors from turquoise to Emerald, white and white-Brown rocks and stones. It is possible to climb and walk. Were at the end of September. The weather was warm, but note that in the mountains is much cooler, grab your clothes warm. In the afternoon, tourists were not very much turned out gorgeous photos.
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  • We went from locarno and travel along this beautiful valley. Full of small villages, the very impressive dam, the Roman with the Emerald Green River Bridge and the charming village of Sonogno. A walk was really
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  • Super really beautiful ride! I highly recommend this site! Shoe market Advisor!
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