Pont Transbordeur - Maison du Transbordeur, Rochefort

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Bridge Tourist Spot
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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  • You can see this impressive piece of industrial engineering from parts of main town - it's that big. I followed the satnav and it took us over the new bridge to the far side - I think there's a visito...  more »
  • If in the area worth a look. Even under renovation. Always amazed me building such a structure rather a full bridge. How much more engineering and cost is required.  more »
  • Worht a quick visit bit it was not working the day we arrived. the scale is impressive. I factually ound the storks nests in the regions power pylons more interesting  more »
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  • Interesting to understand how works a ferry
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