In the south of Switzerland , Italian-speaking canton Aka Ticino, runs one of the cleanest rivers in the world – the river Verzasca is incredibly beautiful scenery. Taking its origin from Mount Pizzo Barone Swiss Alps, where from a height of 2864 meters a torrent flows 30 kilometers long and at the end of its path flows into a mountain lake Maggiore, located between Switzerland and Italy. River Verzasca – This is perhaps the most beautiful river in Europe, which boasts Switzerland, its crystal clear waters attract many tourists from around the world. But to swim in it, perhaps, not everyone can, because the water is very cold, the temperature does not exceed 7-10 degrees and risked to enter it is not very comfortable, and the turbulent undercurrents in some places are very dangerous for swimming. But still wishing iskupnutsya in this clear water, with colored stone bottom is not small.
Verzasca river is not very deep, the maximum depth is about 15 meters, but because of its clear water attracts like a magnet divers that make stunning images from the depths. But you need to be well prepared, because do not forget that it is very cold water. With the bottom of the lake is easily visible not only underwater, but even that is above the water surface, for example, connecting the banks of the river Double Arch Roman bridge early XVII century, and people walked up and down on it. flickr/Chris Müller
In order to protect visiting tourists from such unreasonable acts locals arrange supervision, and warn holidaymakers about the danger. Also along the river there are warning signs. Swim yet in some places you can, river, flowing for many hundreds of years, he has done in the mountains depressions, which are similar to the bath, but a naturally occurring layered colored polished stone, the “bath” warmed by the sun and the water is not so cold.