Roman Bridge

Sommières, France

The Roman bridge in Sommières is 190m long. It was built on the instructions of Emperor Tiberius at the start of the 1st century. It was restored in the 18th century. At the town end of the bridge is the gothic town gate known as the 'Tour de l'Horloge'. Only 7 of the 19 arches can be seen, the others lie beneath the town where they act as cellars.

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Founded: 0-100 AD
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in France
Historical period: Roman Gaul (France)

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alice tabourin (4 months ago)
Very friendly, the person perfectly understood my interests and was able to inform me accordingly about Sommières, of course, but also about the surrounding areas.
barbara Lilin (4 months ago)
A very warm welcome and an extremely pretty and pleasant little town with everything you need to spend an excellent afternoon: lots of artisanal and original shops, several very nice tea rooms, a magnificent castle offering a superb view of the town , a very beautiful old bridge, a clock tower, a square with arches, lots of alleys...it's really a place that deserves a visit!
Déd Charb (5 months ago)
If the reception at the OT is good, this is not the case with the mayor who does not want to see camper vans in Sommières. Here is a city councilor responsible for enforcing order and the law on his territory who himself sets an example by not respecting the law. Don't forget that we are consumers. Goodbye to Sommières and all those traders.
Fouad Ballouki (8 months ago)
I came for information I went out more than happy I stayed half an hour to have lots of ideas for outings for my children really Tiptop a passionate lady who takes more than the time to inform you so she knows it if you want to be well received and super well advised go there. Thank you for everything you are the best
fabrice Teysseyre (9 months ago)
The reception is great. We were informed with great kindness. Thank you for all your advice.
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