Pont Valentré bridge, Cahors, France
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Info. Pont Valentré bridge crossing the Lot river, Cahors, France
The Pont Valentré is a majestic medieval bridge in southern France that was built in the 14th century. It stands above the Lot river and can be crossed on foot to the town of Cahors. The structure is 138 metres long and supported by six Gothic arches and three square bridge towers. The bridge was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1998 as part of the pilgrimage route that passes through Cahors to Santiago de Compostela in Spain.