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A complete list of bridges in France with pictures. Famous French bridges, the biggest and the highest. From the earliest arch and beam bridges to the newest suspension and truss bridges, this list has them all. We build bridges to span obstacles, be it a valley, waterway, or another road. A bridge's function designates its design. A bridge can can be temporary, or it can last for millennia. Many Roman bridges are still standing (and even in use) today. No surprise then that bridges often become iconic landmarks for their region.

What are the bridges in France? There a lot. Some famous, some not as much. But either way, this list of French bridges will be a cool guide if you're curious about what bridges are in France.
Agen aqueduct is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Bridges in France
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The Agen Aqueduct is an aqueduct which carries the canal de Garonne across the Garonne. It is located in the Agen commune, in the Aquitaine region of France. ...more

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Angers Bridge is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Bridges in France
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Angers Bridge, also called the Basse-Chaîne Bridge, was a suspension bridge over the Maine River in Angers, France. It was designed by Joseph Chaley and Bordillon, and built between 1836 and 1839. The bridge collapsed on 16 April 1850, while a battalion of French soldiers was marching across it, ...more

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Pont d'Aquitaine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Bridges in France
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The Pont d'Aquitaine is a large suspension bridge over the Garonne, north-west of the city of Bordeaux, in France. It forms part of the ring-road of Bordeaux and carries the A630 autoroute. It was completed in 1967 and its main span is 394 m long. The eastern and western aspects of the bridge are ...more

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Briare aqueduct is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Bridges in France
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The Briare Aqueduct carries the Canal latéral à la Loire over the River Loire on its journey to the River Seine in France. It replaced a river-level crossing from the canal to meet the Briare Canal that was hazardous in times of flood. Between 1896 and 2003 it was the longest navigable aqueduct in ...more

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