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After a 22km hiking we arrived to Espalion. On the hill opposite us stood the castle of Calmont... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sagiberg
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herz
Beautiful bridge, several hundred years old, from pilgrims to todays tourists

Nice small bridge, nice view of the river and the old houses in the old town. Vieille ville. Check... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2016
christine h
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Stockholm, Sweden
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“World Heritage Site”
Jun 21, 2018
“a pretty and old bridge but nothing much else to see”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a 22km hiking we arrived to Espalion. On the hill opposite us stood the castle of Calmont d’Olt, with charming historic presence, dominates the town. We approached the riverbank and the ancient bridge dating back to the 11th century. The bridge is a UNESCO...More

Thank sagiberg
Reviewed June 21, 2018

The bridge is ok, but the rest of the town is fairly unexciting. Don;t go out of your way to visit, but if you're passing through may be worth stopping.

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Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Nice small bridge, nice view of the river and the old houses in the old town. Vieille ville. Check out the statue of one of the first scuba-diver ever...

Thank christine h
Reviewed September 28, 2016

Incredible that it's still functioning after all these years. A great view of the old houses on both sides - so picturesque.

Thank Karen L
Reviewed June 14, 2016

The old bridge is one of the loveliest elements of the townscape. Built across the gorgeous Lot it is now closed to all but pedestrian traffic. While it is great to be on the bridge a short walk to the local park sets the bridge...More

Thank John P
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Although cold when we arrived the scenery was like a fairy tale. To look across at the old tannery where they used to wash the hides from whatever level the river was at was quite special and the bridge was truly scenic. It is interesting...More

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