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Pont St. Bénezet, Avignon

Avignon
France 84000
www.palais-des-papes.com
Concierge.com's insider take:

This 800-year-old bridge is an impressive structure even though less than a fifth of it still stands: Eighteen of its original 22 arches have collapsed or been washed away by the spectacularly fast-flowing currents of the Rhône. There are good views of both the city and its towers and turrets, and across to the satellite town of Villeneuve-les-Avignon, where many of Avignon's cardinals built grand mansions known as livrées cardinalices.

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