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Sospel is not so far from Monaco, Nice and the French Riviera but it feels like stepping a long way back in time.
The village is very old and very pretty, a mix of French, Italian and Swiss influences.
The bridge is 12th century. Open...More
We had no plan to visit the vieux pont and didn't even know its building could be visited. It's a free attraction and a lovely lady is present to hapily give additional information. We were enchanted by the visit and the heritage preservation spririt of...More
Not much can be said about this bridge that others already haven't done so. It's nice, the river is cool and the entire town still has that older historical centre which is a rare find in these regions.
This little 12th century fortified toll bridge is very much a centrepiece of the village, with it's different size arches and little tower. The old village lays on both sides of the river and from all angles, it is very attractive.
Maybe it is the time taken to get here that enhances the experience. In my case it takes 4/5 hours to get here from Castellar. I love the whole town and especially the Pont Vieux .It must have had a fine history on the former...More
If U spend some time in Monaco area this is one of the places you have to go. The XIII century bridge, a special place where all women met to made their laundry, very quiet city with amazing huge cathedral, outstanding small restaurants.
I walked along the brigde, which is a nice architectonical site but not that special that you would go to Sospel to see just this. The fort st.Roch was my target to step out of the Train des Merveilles early - to never finish the...More