Admire Pont Canal, an architectural marvel that allows the Canal de Garonne to cross the River Tarn without the two waterways ever meeting. Built for commercial transport of goods, the canal helps to link the Mediterranean Sea with the Atlantic Ocean. Hire a charter service in town to bring you across the water via the 356 m (1,168 ft) bridge, built in 1867 and one of the longest in the country, or you can drive to the base for a look at the 15 arches from below. Climb the steps for a closer look. From above, you can see boats drive into the lock, and watch the water level rise and fall, allowing boats to go up or downstream. To visit Pont Canal and other attractions in Moissac, use our Moissac family vacation planner.
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Belle promenade amenant à ce pont canal bordant aussi bien le canal que la rivière du Tarn. La ballade peut être faites aussi en bateau more »Beautiful promenade leading to the canal bridge bordering the Tarn river channel as well. The Ballad can be made also by boatView original
Ce pont qui permet aux bateaux du canal du midi de passer au dessus du Tarn est un ouvrage impressionnant ! Seule difficulté : son accès en voiture n'est pas facile même avec GPS. Belle balade à pied ... more »This bridge that allows ships of the channel of the South to pass above the Tarn is an impressive book! Only problem: access by car is not easy even with GPS. Nice walk on foot or by bike on this magnificent site!View original
A faire en début de soirée, lorsque le soleil est couchant, vous aurez la plus belle vue. Une promenade tranquille et romantique sur le bord du canal, et sur ce pont au dessus du fleuve est assez impr... more »In early evening, when the Sun is setting, you will have the best view. A quiet and romantic walk on the edge of the channel, and this bridge over the river is quite impressive. There are a few parking spaces, which is welcome because it is a bit far for a trip on foot from Moissac, even if it is quite imaginable. You determine the time to devote to this ride, because simply go back to finish. However, I advise you to go at least until the complete crossing of the River, to have a beautiful view of the stored trees on part surrounded by a channel and on the other. You would think a path leading to the entrance of a castle, except that the path is made of waterView original
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