Verzasca Dam, Lake Locarno, Switzerland
In the opening sequence of the 1995 movie GoldenEye, James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) jumps off the Verzasca Dam in Switzerland.
The dam, also known as the Contra Dam, is 220 metre (720 feet) high hydroelectric dam, and is located close to the city of Locarno.
You can make the famous jump yourself at the very same dam, via the bungy operator Trekking Team. The jumping height of 220m not only means world record off ground, it is also the most famous bungy jump world wide. Professional jump masters onsite ensure your safe jump. All you have to bring along is the courage to jump!
Trekking Team AG
Tel. +41 (0)91-780 7800
Fax. +41(0)91-780 7801
Mobil +41(0)79-6 007 007
Thanks to Antonio for the alert