Bridges are magical. Bridges are found all around the world. They can connect you from one country to another, one state to another, one continental to another. Let’s face it bridges are important to all travelers. Here are a few famous bridges we have seen around the world.
Travel is the bridge between you and everything.Rumi
Bridges around the world: Europe
Whether you walk across on the lower level with the cars or go to the top and look down as you cross the river Thames on the Tower Bridge in London, England, you are sure to have an amazing view.
Under the water tunnel bridge connecting England to France in just 3 hours.
Is it a Chateau, or is it a bridge? It’s both. See this beauty in Chenonceau, France. Then drive over to Beauugency to see this bridge across the Loire River. The next few bridges are in Paris. Pont Alexandre III, Pont de Bir-Hakeim, formerly the Pont de Passy, and Pont Neuf.
The Bridge of Sighs in Venice, Italy, lead prisoners from court to their prison. Prisoners would look out the windows and sigh at the last sight of the water, sun, even their lover outside before descending into the prison. Be sure to shop along the Rialto Bridge in Venice.
The Little Belt Bridge is a strait between the island of Funen and the Jutland Peninsula in Denmark. The Great Belt Bridge is a strait between the major islands of Zealand and Funen in Denmark. Search for the trolls all around Denmark when you come to visit.
Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin, Ireland. From the belfry/ top to the crypt/ bottom don’t miss this Cathedral and of course the passage over Winetavern street.
Cross the river Vltava from the old town to the Prague Castle via the Charles Bridge in Prague. How many statues can you count?
Bridges around the world: USA
You may have heard about the Bridges of Madison County, or maybe you saw the movie. We visited Iowa and had to stop at a few of the covered bridges for pictures.
The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco covered in fog, a normal day in the life of this beautiful bridge. *** Travel Tip: Take a jacket, the water makes it chilly.
In Tulsa, Oklahoma there are several bridges. Here are a few we like. The first picture is of the bridge across West 23rd street. Then we have the 11th street bridge on the famous Route 66. Finally, we have a picture of the crossing bridge for The Gathering Place.
Before you go, looking for bridges around the world, be sure to read our blog on travel tips here.