Vaison-la-Romaine Roman Bridge

Vaison-la-Romaine, France

The Roman Bridge at Vaison-la-Romaine (Pont romain de Vaison-la-Romaine) is a Roman bridge over the river Ouvèze in the southern French town of Vaison-la-Romaine. The bridge was built by the Romans in the 1st century AD, with a single arch spanning 17.20 m. It is still in use, and has survived severe flooding that swept away some more recent bridges.

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Founded: 0-100 AD
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Historical period: Roman Gaul (France)

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Flaviu-Victor Campean (17 months ago)
Breathtaking!
Kamal Samy (2 years ago)
Very nice architecture
orlando appleby (2 years ago)
A must see if you are in this amazing area. Be warned though the heat outside of the old town can be considerably higher. Take a hat and plenty of water.
Konstantin Bykov (3 years ago)
A historical place. To understand this place you need to read a lot. Beautiful.
Antony Robert-Nicoud (3 years ago)
This old roman bridge is historically important, but there's not much to do here and unfortunataly the surrounding buildings a quite ugly. Otherwise it's a nice site to start the tour of the medieval town (which is five stars)...
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