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Nice waterfall, great hike.

The waterfall is wonderful but the up to the top villages are better. They are dated to the 1500's... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2017
via mobile

This is an excellent waterfall in an area of Switzerland which has yet to be discovered by mass... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2016
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Foroglio, Switzerland
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Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

The waterfall is wonderful but the up to the top villages are better. They are dated to the 1500's and are frozen in time and still in use today. Take the hike to the top of the waterfall and keep going. I had a dip...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2017

Nice village and waterfall, but really nothing special. Not sure why people write that this is the best waterfall in Switzerland, there is better even in Ticino. Stop by if you are already in the area, by all means, but certainly not worth going there...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2016

This is an excellent waterfall in an area of Switzerland which has yet to be discovered by mass tourism. The trip from Locarno took about an hour and we were surrounded by spectacular scenery there and back.

Thank dferguson
Reviewed August 16, 2015

In the middle of Val Bavona Foroglio is a picturesque village. From the 'Grotto" Froda you can see the beautiful waterfall. there is a path leading to the waterfall. there is also a path to the top of the waterfall (20min), a bit steep, but...More

Thank mfg25
Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Probably the nicest and coolest waterfall in switzerland. Amazing mountain scenery paired with the deep sound of tons of falling water. Make sure you get as close as possible to get the max feeling.

Thank Chris G
Reviewed April 5, 2015

Huge waterfall in a quiet and remote valley, with a walkway leading to it. Lovely picturesque village right next to the waterfall. Worth the drive!

1  Thank Anka S
Reviewed October 13, 2014

It's a photographer place.. you will be gifted of spectacular sight of waterfalls while having a picnic or eating in the restaurant nearby the place.. if you love to walk.. there's also a nice place for you to go... all have beautiful sight of nature.....More

Thank sugar_98
Reviewed September 12, 2013

To sit at an out door table and watch the waterfall while eating was fantastic. The special prepared Polenta with cheese was great.

Thank GlennBattles
Reviewed June 18, 2012

Foroglio Waterfall is in the Bavona Valley, Ticino. The waterfall is a spectacular sight, rushing down an 80 meter high rock. A great place to walk, take a picnic with you and enjoy the sights.

1  Thank Patriciazu
Reviewed May 8, 2012

beautiful. at the foot of this waterfall there is a small village, so cute. if you want to do something special, take a picknick and walk up past the waterfall and go and find a nice spot to eat in the valley above.

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