Pont-Canal de Briare

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The Loiret can pride itself on possessing one of the most exceptional works of art in existence. Constructed between 1890 and 1896, this metal canal bridge spans the Loire in a giant stride to connect the Canal Latéral à la Loire with the Canal de Briare. Bordered by 72 lamposts and magnificent pillars adorned with coats of arms at either end, the bridge encapsulates the aptitude of man’s skill with iron and stone without sacrificing aesthetics. While its monumental beauty is revealed under a blue sky, its charm is revealed when the water mirror dispapears in the morning mist which rises above the river…

Spoken languages ​​:French, English, Dutch
Languages ​​documentation:French, English, German, Dutch
Visiting languages:French
Home groups:yes
Pets allowed

Period (s)MorningAfternoonOpening dayClosing day
01/01/2020 - 31/12/2020 - -
01/01/2021 - 31/12/2021 - -

Individual visits

Free visit (permanence):yes
Free visit (request):no
Guided tour (permanence):no
Guided tour (request):no
Duration of the visit:00:45
Free tasting:
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Group tours

Free visit (permanence):yes
Free visit (request):no
Guided tour (permanence):no
Guided tour (request):yes
Duration of the visit:00:45
Free tasting:
Tasting fee:

  • Picnic area
  • Parking

Associated services

  • Bridge
  • 19th century

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