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Pont du Diable, Ceret

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Named a World Heritage Site, Pont du Diable is a stone bridge over the Hérault River and one of many France's many "Devil's" bridges. Built by Benedictine monks in the 11th century, it spans a steep gorge and connects the abbeys at Aniane and Gellone. The bridge was widened and raised up in 1770, but retains its original shape and structure. Arrange to visit Pont du Diable and other attractions in Ceret using our Ceret vacation planner.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • It's worth to stop, beautiful view, but beware of dog poop plaguing the city. Damage
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  • Bridge of stone of an only arch that gives access to the town of Ceret. You can cross walk. It is very well preserved. History: The construction of the bridge began in 1321 and finished in 1341. It was built with funds from the city of Céret, aided by neighboring peoples. It was partially rebuilt in the 18th century. Between 1718 and 1762 was several repairs. It began with the rehabilitation of the South buttress. In 1735, the road was rehabilitated, cracks were sealed and the bedside walls and buttresses rose. These works were completed six years more afternoon. In 1750 it was launched the renovation of the retaining walls of the Avenue bridge from the side of Perpignan while that proceeded to the same renovation of the side of Ceret in 1762. The French Government proclaimed it a historic monument in 1840. The name's the same "bridge of the devil" comes from a legend similar to the of other bridges of the devil in that same Devil built the bridge in Exchange for taking the first soul to the cruzara.
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  • The old bridge, which is breathtaking. Worth a visit, or you can simply enjoy riding on a modern bridge.
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  • Called bridge of the devil, medieval bridge, it is worthwhile to do it with these beautiful views of the mountains in the background.
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  • Very nice view
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  • Wonderful book not to be missed
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  • Mythical bridge of the Department with his legend. To see once
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  • I've seen better
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