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Village in Val Verzasca

Corippo

Blink and you'll almost certainly miss this pint-sized hamlet, which looks as though it would topple down the terraced hillside with the slightest puff of wind. With a population of just 13, Switzerland's smallest v…
Village in Val Verzasca

Lavertezzo

While the church-topped village is as pretty as can be, it plays second fiddle to the grandiose backdrop of thickly forested mountains and the jade-green Versasca River in Lavertezzo. The narrow, double-humped, Roma…
Village in Val Verzasca

Sonogno

A once-abandoned hamlet at the head of the valley, Sonogo is enveloped by chestnut and beech woods. Its pocket-sized centre is an adorable collection of granite houses, swaddled with vines and flowers, and dwarfed t…
Swiss in Val Verzasca

Grotto Efra

From the terrace you can look out to a waterfall darting over a wooded cliff face at this delightful little grotto. The polenta and costine (spare ribs) are cooked to perfection and there's occasionally someone stru…