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Millau Viaduct

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Address: Millau, France
Phone Number: +33 5 65 60 02 42
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Mega detour but worth it

I'm the only person I know whose been here it's an epic detour from Marseille to Barcelona but worth just to say you have....it's awe inspiring, especially if your into massive... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I'm the only person I know whose been here it's an epic detour from Marseille to Barcelona but worth just to say you have....it's awe inspiring, especially if your into massive feats of engineering

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great work by Sir Norman Foster's team. The viaduct looks like an enormous modern sailing ship. A must see. However beware of the information center and shop. About the viaduct itself one can either buy a silly cheap little leaflet for € 2, it's not even worth it, or a photo book for € 49 (!!) or a dvd for... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i visited the visitor center under pylon nr 5 the entrance is free a optional tour costs eur 8 its interesting to see how they built it via the time lapse video and the engineering drawings i never cross it as i go into the town and sate eur 8 and fill my car up at the same time... the... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove down the autoroute to see the bridge and drive over it. We stopped at the rest area/viewing area just before the bridge on the North side. Not a great spot to see it so we carried on over the bridge. You cannot stop on the bridge or see much over the side. We came off at the next... More 

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Cormatin, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifully designed, amazing architectural feat against a backdrop of gorgeous countryside. We added almost an hour and a half to our itinerary to Spain to take this motorway instead, just to see this, and were not disappointed. If you're in a hurry, I would recommend going just before sunset so that you can get photos from the highway rest stop.

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Millau Viaduct is a cable-stayed bridge that spans the valley of the River Tarn near Millau in southern France. An absolutely jaw dropping edifice. Well worth a day trip just to see it and drive over it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing feat of engineering. The views of and from are spectacular. Great if the technical side floats your boat.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I drove down the centre of France specifically to see this bridge - fantastic sight. Driving across it made the trip worthwhile.

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St. George, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic sums this up in 1 word. We visited the visitor centre at the base of the Viaduct and then drove across. Well done movie (ask for the English) about the building. Great deal of information. The experience was phenomenal.

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One to tick off your bucket list. A good view of the bridge from the 'Aire' on the north end. Very interesting.

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