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The Valle Verzasca is an alpine valley in the Lepontine Alps

 

Switzerland 1991 Ponte dei Salti bridge

Switzerland 1991, Ponte dei Salti.
The double arch stone bridge "Ponte dei Salti" in Lavertezzo was built in 17th Century, and is one of the most distinctive sights in the valley.

The historic bridge "Ponte dei Salti" was also depicted on the special postmark of 6633 Lavertezzo from 10th September 1991, up till Swiss Post closed the post office on 29th March 2003.

 

Switzerland 2016, Valle Verzasca.
The miniaturesheet was issues as part of the series "Typical Swiss Landscapes".

It shows the double arch stone bridge "Ponte dei Salti" in Lavertezzo 536 m in the Valle Verzasca.
In the background the church of Lavertezzo and the foothills of the Pizzo di Vogorno (2'442 m).

 

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