Cascata del Toce, Formazza

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Cascata del Toce (Italian pronunciation: [kaˈskaːta del ˈtoːtʃe]) or La Frua, also known as Frütt Fall in Walser dialect, is a waterfall on the river Toce, located in the municipality of Formazza, Piedmont, Italy, at 1675 m above the sea level. It takes the name from the river Toce. The waterfall has 143 m of vertical drop e it is 60 m wide (at the base). The waterfall is only completely visible in summer months, during certain hours, as its waters are used for hydroelectric purposes.
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  • I don't do usually do waterfalls. But after a strong recommendation from our hotel, I am glad I was flexible. This waterfall is quite simply stunning and mesmerising. The waterfall is the 2nd highest....  more »
  • It is amazing but it is important to know when the flow of water is open. During "normal days" the flow is poor and even if it is still a great vision, it cannot be comparable with the one when the...  more »
  • An old trade route and wow this must have been a popular stopping point for hundreds of years. I love the way there is a jetti that allows you to feel extra close to this dramatic waterfall. the valley leading up to it has many waterfalls, more if rained. I reccomend a visit. it's up a long dead end road from beneco. but there are places to stay and great walking at good altitude after the dam and mountain hut.
  • Awesome place. Take this road past Domodossola, following the signs for Crodo-Premia-Formazza. The waterfall regarded as the most spectacular in the Alps, the Toce Falls, is in the Formazza Valley at the place called La Frua (1861 m. a.s.l.). ... A number of trails start from the Toce Falls

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