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Rue du Pont Vieux, 06380 Sospel, France
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Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Eye catching bridge, in heart of this small town. Good to photograph or from which to take some ! Rounded, cobble-stoned surface, so take your time crossing, especially if wet (or icy) !

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank elDoctor59
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

Sospel speaks for itself, happy to say it has not changed much over the last 20 years. A must go place

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 21, 2017

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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank OutnAbout007
Reviewed August 7, 2017

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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank eatella
Reviewed August 6, 2017

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.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Nectaria_Coutayar
Reviewed July 19, 2017

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.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank KathmanduMazza
Reviewed March 27, 2017

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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank longley203
Reviewed January 26, 2017

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.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Lomianki
Reviewed September 10, 2016

pretty little old bridge in centre Sospel. Nice for some photos and part of a quick stroll about the old town..

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank JaneP655
Reviewed October 26, 2015

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

Date of experience: September 2015
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