Pont Transbordeur - Maison du Transbordeur, Rochefort

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Pont Transbordeur - Maison du Transbordeur is one of only eight transporter bridges left in the world. A transporter bridge passes vehicles and people over water in a pod suspended from a trolley rolling under the deck. Today this engineering work of art is reserved for pedestrians and cyclists. The bridge connects the two banks of the Charente, between the towns of Rochefort and 'd Échillais. Visit the museum to learn more about the bridges of Rochefort. Arrange your visit to Pont Transbordeur - Maison du Transbordeur and discover more family-friendly attractions in Rochefort using our Rochefort holiday planner.
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  • The ferry is a great tour to do. Crossing the Charente is great but there will be a small wool because there is wind
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  • Closed for construction, you can see the bridge from the banks of the Charente River, but this is enough to understand the principle of the bridge.
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  • off the beaten path the transporter bridge is a must-see! unique and functional a roundtrip walk worth it
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