Bridges in Normandy

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Pont de Normandie

The Pont de Normandie is a cable-stayed road bridge that spans the River Seine in northern France, connecting the towns of Le Havre and Honfleur. At 2,143 meters in length, it was the longest cable-stayed bridge in the world when it opened in 1995. The bridge is notable for its elegant design, featuring two tall towers and a sleek roadway suspended by cables. It is a popular spot for tourists and a key transportation link for the region.

Tancarville Bridge

The Tancarville Bridge is a stunning feat of engineering and a major landmark in the town of Tancarville, France.

This cable-stayed bridge spans the Seine river, providing a crucial link between the towns of Tancarville and Le Havre. Built in the 1950s, the Tancarville Bridge has become a symbol of the region’s modernity and progress. Its sleek, modern design is a contrast to the traditional architecture of the town, making it a popular spot for tourists and locals alike. The bridge offers breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside and is a popular destination for walks and picnics.

Phare de la Roque

The Phare de la Roque is a lighthouse located in the town of Saint-Samson-de-la-Roque.

This lighthouse, built in the 19th century by the architect Léonce Reynaud, stands on a cliff overlooking the estuary at a height of more than 50 metres and has a fixed white light.

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It was electrified in 1900 with a petrol generator. It was extinguished in 1909.

From this headland between the Risle and the Marais-Vernier, you can see Le Havre, Honfleur, the Pont de Normandie and the Pont de Tancarville.

The lighthouse has been listed since 15 September 2011.

The bridge over the Canal du Havre is shown in the last two pictures.

Pont sur le Grand Canal du Havre