Shopping Cart -

Your cart is currently empty.
Upgrade to today
for only an extra Cxx.xx

You get:

plus This issue of xxxxxxxxxxx.
plus Instant access to the latest issue of 350+ of our top selling titles.
plus Unlimited access to 30000+ back issues
plus No contract or commitment. If you decide that PocketmagsPlus is not for you, you can cancel your monthly subscription online at any time. Auto-renews at $14.99 per month, unless cancelled.
Upgrade for $1.48
Then just $14.99 / month. Cancel anytime.
Learn more
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the Australia version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Read anywhere Read anywhere
Ways to pay Pocketmags Payment Types
Trusted site
At Pocketmags you get
Secure Billing
Great Offers
Web & App Reader
Gifting Options
Loyalty Points

Superlative Weekends

Good, better, best – why waste time with the also-rans when you can pick from these record-setting travel experiences?


Trying to recreate James Bond’s death-defying stunts is generally not a good idea, but at the Verzasca Valley in Switzerland, travellers can make an exception. Here, outdoor specialist Trekking Team offers the chance to copy the famous opening scene of GoldenEye and plunge from the top of the 220-metre-high Contra Dam – seven seconds of adrenaline that’s also the highest bungee jump in Europe (from £175; True daredevils can even jump the foodlit dam at night, or backwards. Two hours to the north, the same company runs tours of the Hölloch cave system, Western Europe’s longest, for a further superlative.

Verzasca doubled as Russia for the bungee jump in GoldenEye
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Lonely Planet - February 2016
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.

Other Articles in this Issue