Pont De Recouvrance
- Address: 29200 Brest, France
- Phone: +33-750837715
- Ticket Price: Free
- Tags: Bridge, Family And Kids
Pont De Recouvrance - Review
Pont De Recouvrance is one of the manmade marvels, located in Brest, France. It was built from 1950 to 1954, and was the largest vertical lift bridge in the entire of Europe. This record was broken in 2008, with the construction of Rouen Pont Gustave-Flaubert. This concrete and steel beauty has its longest span to be of 88 meters and a height of 70 meters. This incredible bridge was used for almost 20 years by trolleybuses, till the time the trolleybus system was closed. Small upgrades and renovations have been done over time to ensure its quality and safety.
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1.05% of people who visit Brest include Pont De Recouvrance in their plan
95% of people start their Pont De Recouvrance visit around 1 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Pont De Recouvrance
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Pont De Recouvrance
Pont De Recouvrance, Brest Reviews
The bridge is very practical for the local resident as well for tourists. Crossing from Recouvrance to downtown Brest is easier. Tramway, cars, buses semi trucks and pedestrians when crossing the bridge will lead you straight to downtown. Beautiful view on the old cattle. When the wind is blowing hard you can here the bridge"sing" 😎
you can see the chateau from here. nice place to site at night or see the sunrise.
Beautiful and relaxing
Pont à hauban et levant pour permettre le passage des navires les plus hauts sur la rivière Penfeld. Il domine l'arsenal et le port militaire et relie le bas de la rue de Siam au quartier de Recouvrance, en remplacement du pont tournant détruit en 1944 par les bombardements alliés. Magnifique endroit surtout sous un ciel aussi bleu