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All reviews barrage vauban covered bridge petite france the river three bridges original purpose wooden roof old bridge great photo opportunities beautiful at night lovely area boat tour nice stroll panoramic view middle ages walk around walking tour
Part of the defence system built by Vauban in the 17th Century ! from the terrasse you have a unique view on the city ! it is close to the socalled "Petite France" quarter and in my opinion worth going !
Built in the 13th century as fortification against military threat from the west, the Pont Couverts refers to the bridges which were covered by wooden roof but have since been taken down. The whole structure comprises four towers and three bridges.
The towers look imposing...More
Set of bridges located at the edge of Petit France. You can cross them and have a nice view over Petit France. One of them is also an indoor pathway with some funny looking statues. At night they are also nicely lit up.
We got different views of the bridge as we walked around the area and also took a boat tour so also got to see it from the water which was nice. Definitely worth a wander around, especially at night in December when everything is lit...More
Before the construction of the Barrage Vauban, the Ponts Couverts were Strasbourg’s main defensive structures on River III. The name comes from the wooden roofs that were built over the bridges to protect soldiers in times of war.
The Ponts Couverts are a spectacular way to cross...More
You are at one end of the city, and have a beautiful view of the town
Go down the inside of the old medieval bridge
And then go to the top and on the roof
You see the river branches and canals, the cathedral in...More
This set of three rivers over the canals of river Ill were built in the 13 century. You see the four towers from everywhere walking in the Petite France quarter. In summer an audiovisual display is shown on the bridge and nicely reflected on the...More