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Cliff Diving in Ponte Brolla, Ticino, Switzerland

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in Adventure | Comments Off on Cliff Diving in Ponte Brolla, Ticino, Switzerland

Ponte Brolla is a village in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland, the political half of the municipality Pedemonte (north of the bridge) and half of the municipality of Locarno (south of the bridge) belongs. It is located north-west of Locarno in the place where the Cento Valli and the Maggia Valley branch. At Ponte Brolla the Maggia Maggia leaves through a narrow gorge with bizarre rock formations and unites with the Melezza. About the gorge is spanned by a 33 m high single-arched Roman bridge that gave the place its name.
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Was shut down until this 1965 chain in Ponte Brolla from the Maggia Valley Railway by the Cento Valli web. On the hill north of Ponte Brolla are the ruins of a fort dating back to 1000 BC, the “Castelliere”, with a view to the Lago Maggiore.
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