Le Pont Vieux (The Old Bridge), Carcassonne

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Le Pont Vieux (The Old Bridge) is located in Carcassonne Center. Our Carcassonne online day trip planner makes visiting Le Pont Vieux (The Old Bridge) and other Carcassonne attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The first mention of Le Pont Vieux was in 1194, then it was a wooden toll bridge, and took ten years to build. During the Albigensian crusade the bridge was destroyed, and was not rebuilt till early.....  more »
  • Although it is lovely to walk across the old bridge i suggest you do this after your visit on your way back. If you approach the old city from the new bridge you get to see the old bridge in the...  more »
  • This is the old bridge that connects the City with La Cite, the old historical castle. It's a great place to get some great photos of La Cite as you are situated a little way back, so much more is available to capture. Very highly recommended đź‘Ť
  • Fabulous bridge that leads into the CitĂ©. Built 1100 and has survived floods. Best view of the citadel.

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