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Pont Valentre

Cote Valentre, 46000, Cahors, France
+33 5 65 53 20 65
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“the river” (51 reviews)
“old bridge” (14 reviews)
Cote Valentre, 46000, Cahors, France
+33 5 65 53 20 65
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Reviewed May 16, 2017

The bridge and surrounding area is quite beautiful and historic. After a walk along the river, the restaurant at the foot of the bridge is outstanding...I don't remember the name.

Thank NagromKralc
Reviewed May 13, 2017

I had visited Cahors about 13 years ago and was amazed I had missed this structure, but when visiting it on this occasion, it is no wonder....it is totally on the other side of town from the most ancient part of the town! I wonder...More

Thank Gail T
Reviewed April 29, 2017

The bridge is a stunning example of medieval engineering. It is impressive and beautiful from both up river and down river. The views of the river and town from the bridge are well worth the walk over this pedestrian bridge. There are locks and old...More

Thank cgny1fwd
Reviewed April 21, 2017

We explored briefly in daylight and again at night when there is discrete flood lighting. We had a view from our hotel room as well. Definitely something to visit if you are in Cahors.

Thank busbridge
Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

Nice bridge from 14th. century. Easy acces from city center of Cahors. Easy parking space. 30min. maximum riquired to visit. Public rest rooms. Nice picture from the shore of Lot river. A couple of terrasses nearby if you want to rest. Not to be missed...More

Thank joanbabot
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Beautiful bridge dating from the 14th century. It was an excellent experience to navigate our boat into the lock under this bridge on our boat Pénichette. There is a legend that the builder of the bridge made a deal with the devil to help complete...More

Thank vlazarek
Reviewed November 17, 2016

The Pont Valentre is the immediately recognisable feature of Cahors. It's a beautifully maintained structure, hundreds of years old, and from it there are beautiful peaceful views of the river Lot and Cahors town. The bridge is only accessible on foot - no veicles allowed...More

1  Thank Gregory H
Reviewed November 6, 2016

Connoisseurs of old bridges will be pleased to cross this extraordinary structure and find walking paths to enjoy on both sides of the river.

Thank Victoria R
Reviewed October 29, 2016

Lovely old bridge and not overly busy. Nice tranquil views over the river and just a short walk from town centre. From here you can take footpath back around the river to the newer town bridge.

Thank JonBunston
Reviewed October 21, 2016

The river and bridge were quite tranquil on the morning of our visit. Great reflections of the bridge on the water. A pretty place to relax.

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