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Pont Canal de Briare

Briare, 45250, Briare, France
+33 2 38 31 28 73
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What a fantastic view of the Loire from the bridge. Bit tricky steering a 4.4m wide boat over a 5m... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
Paul S
Wellington, New Zealand
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Really surprising

Wasn't sure what to make of this when we were told we were visiting it. However the scale of the... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Ben M
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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This is an incredible architectural feat - we traveled over the bridge in a canal boat and then went back to bike on it.
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Briare, 45250, Briare, France
+33 2 38 31 28 73
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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic view of the Loire from the bridge. Bit tricky steering a 4.4m wide boat over a 5m wide bridge but we did it twice quite easily

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Wasn't sure what to make of this when we were told we were visiting it. However the scale of the canal is quite remarkable, that much water suspended in the air is a strange thing to see. Great views from the bridge also and good...More

Thank Ben M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Beautiful bridge over the water where you can cross over the Loire by boat. It's a wonderful experience.

Thank vlazarek
Reviewed 7 February 2017

What an amazing experience to navigate over this narrow aquaduct bridge of water overlooking the Loire River (the last "wild"river in the world i believe) My husband had to concentrate every second of the way across while i chatted to walkers and gapers who are...More

Thank Pamela K
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Again a fun nice short stop thing. At the outskirts of Briare an viaduct for boats! Made in the Good old sturdy way of then.. You could sit a one of the small restaurants on the terrace to take a look at the boats crossing...More

Thank Frans R
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Good walk unless you suffer from vertigo. Certainly a different experience following a canal over a bridge over the Loire.

Thank Julia C
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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely town with plenty of interesting things to see. Good public swimming pool. Would definitely return as we only had 24hrs in all to explore before taking our locaboat.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Pleasant views, historical structure, Would have been lovely had the sun been shinning. Well worth a visit. Would be nice to take the restaurant cruise.

Thank budgie348
Reviewed 2 February 2016

This is the only bridge ever build for boats! The boats are on the bridge not the folks. It is beautiful even during a rainy day.

1  Thank Marc O
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Beautiful place to visit day or night. Sunrise and sunset with great photos of the Loire River. Night time is amazing when it's lit up!

Thank travelbugforever21
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