Rooster Bridge

  • Historic site and monument
  • Engineering structure
  • Bridge
  • listed
  • Town of Art & History
  • 15th C
Route de Morignole 06430 La Brigue
Technical prowess or devil's bridge? This bent bridge is very curious…
At the beginning of the 18th century, the previous medieval bridge was destroyed by a flood of the Levenza River. In 1710, the Cometto masons, father and son, originally from Lugano, rebuilt the current bridge, which consists of a large, semicircular arch over the Levenza River with a significant diameter of 14.20 meters to withstand floods. On the right bank, a ramp on arches connects the current road (RD 43) and the bridge, crossing the floodable meadows at an angle of 110°. On the other...
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Openings
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Location
Rooster Bridge
Route de Morignole 06430 La Brigue
Spoken languages
  • French
Environment
  • Village 2 km away
  • Overview on river
  • Town outskirts
  • Cycle track/route within 500 m
  • Mountain view
Updated on 15 April 2023 at 14:27
by Office de Tourisme Menton, Riviera & Merveilles
(Offer identifier : 5000521)
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