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Ponte delle Torri (Bridge of the Towers)

Ponte delle Torri (Bridge of the Towers) Review

Standing massive and graceful through the deep gorge that separates Spoleto from Monteluco, this 14th-century bridge is one of Umbria's most photographed monuments, and justifiably so. Built over the foundations of a Roman-era aqueduct, it soars 262 feet above the forested gorge—higher than the dome of St. Peter's in Rome. Sweeping views over the valley and a pleasant sense of vertigo make a walk across the bridge a must, particularly on a starry night.

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  • Address: Via del Ponte, Spoleto, 06049 | Map It
  • Location: Spoleto
Updated: 12-05-2013

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