Roman Bridge

Saint-Thibéry, France

The Roman Bridge at Saint-Thibéry was segmental arch bridge on the Via Domitia in southern France. The structure is dated to the reign of emperor Augustus (30 BC – 14 AD). The ancient bridge had nine arches with spans of 10–12 m. The roadway rested on wide piers, which were protected on both sides by arched floodways and large cutwaters. The original length of the structure is estimated as 150 m, its road width as 4 m. The missing spans are known to have been destroyed by flood some time before 1536.



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Founded: 30 BC to 14 AD
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in France
Historical period: Roman Gaul (France)

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Greg in Agde (14 months ago)
Beautiful natural stopover with a shaded picnic area, the Hérault river, and the old mill-lock.
Albert Nonime (19 months ago)
Small charming and shady corner, only small downside, strong smells of manure on the way to St Thibery
Laetitia Laeti (2 years ago)
Magnificent corner with Roman bridge and with a shaded picnic table. Adventure canoe launching place and next to the pedalorail. We did not do these 2 activities because just a stopover on the road. We will come back to that.
Thor Alexander (3 years ago)
The bridge has seen its best days for a long time. Access is via a narrow tar road with parking spaces at the end. Next to the bridge is a very with water turbines and a covered fish ladder. Canoe tours or the Dresine start at this place on the railway tracks next to it.
Zénon (4 years ago)
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