Roman Bridge (Vaison-la-Romaine)

Roman Bridge

Roman bridge in Vaison la Romaine, France
Coordinates 44°14′20″N 5°04′29″E / 44.238957°N 5.074689°E / 44.238957; 5.074689Coordinates: 44°14′20″N 5°04′29″E / 44.238957°N 5.074689°E / 44.238957; 5.074689
Crosses Ouvèze
Locale Vaison-la-Romaine, Vaucluse, France
Design Arch bridge
Material Stone
Width 9 m
Longest span 17.20 m
Number of spans 1
Construction end 1st century AD
Roman Bridge
Location in France

The Roman Bridge at Vaison-la-Romaine (French: 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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