Here’s a mind-blowing look at the stunning Verzasca River in Ticino, Switzerland. It’s best known for its clear turquoise water and vibrant colored rocks, as well as its treacherous currents. The Verzasca Dam is a few kilometers upriver from this lake. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.
The Verzasca River valley (Valle verzasca) is in Ticino, the Italian-speaking region of Switzerland. Chestnut trees thrive at the bottom of the valley. Its water is crystal clear, and the depth does not exceed 10 meters. Its average temperature is 7 – 10°C. The river is a popular scuba diving location and the valley is used for bungee jumping. The diving conditions are usually best from late spring to early autumn.