Diving at the Roman Bridge, Verzasca River, Lavertezzo, Switzerland

Lavertezzo is a small village in Switzerland, located in the canton of Ticino. It is situated in the Valle Verzasca, on the river of the same name. The village is known for its natural beauty, and its two bridges, the Ponte dei Salti and the Ponte Vecchio.

Lavertezzo is a great place for scuba diving. There are a number of dive sites in the area, including the famous Roman Bridge dive site. The water in the Valle Verzasca is crystal clear, and the visibility is amazing. Diving is done from May to October each year.

With the Roman Bridge as your backdrop, the dive site has many photo opportunities from both inside and outside of the water. The site is shallow at around 7 meters. The water temperature all year-round is between 8 and 10° so a drysuit is recommended, even during summer. Due to the temperature of the water, dives tend to be between 30 and 40 minutes. Also, you will have to carry your dive gear from the parking lot to the dive site over rocks which can be strenuous for some.

The Roman Bridge is not the only dive site in the area. If you are a beginner, there are a number of dive schools in Lavertezzo that can help you get started. Also, as an experienced diver, there are plenty of challenges to keep you busy.

So whether you are a beginner or an experienced diver, Lavertezzo is definitely worth a visit. The scenery is breathtaking, and the diving is stunning.

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