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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; trekking.ch). 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
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