Asfeld Bridge

  • Historic site and monument
  • Engineering structure
  • Military Patrimony
  • Bridge
  • UNESCO World Heritage
  • Town of Art & History
  • Classical
  • 18th C
  • Classified
05100 Briançon
A true work of art, combining technical and aesthetic prowess, this bridge was built to provide a link between the upper town and the forts located on the left bank of the Durance.
An aerial and vertiginous work of art, the Asfeld Bridge has spanned the Durance since the 18th century to link the upper town of Briançon and the forts that defend it.

As part of the work program begun in 1720 under the orders of the Marquis of Asfeld, who gave it his name, this stone bridge plays a central role in the defense of Briançon, an indispensable stronghold in the Alps and a veritable defensive lock in the Durance valley. This daring work, which in a single arch spans a 55 meter...
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Asfeld Bridge
05100 Briançon
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  • To see the Asfeld bridge, you have to go out through the Durance gate on the eastern side of the town. Go down the small path, sensations guaranteed!
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