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The Pont Jacques Chaban-Delmas is a vertical-lift bridge over the Garonne in Bordeaux, France. It was inaugurated on 16 March 2013 by President François Hollande and Alain Juppé, mayor of Bordeaux. Its main span is 110 m (361 ft) long. As of 2013, it is the longest vertical-lift bridge in Europe. It is named in honour of Jacques Chaban-Delmas, a former Prime Minister of France and a former mayor of Bordeaux.Add Pont Jacques Chaban-Delmas to your Bordeaux travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Bordeaux trip itinerary maker app.
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Pont Jacques Chaban-Delmas Reviews
We decided to walk on both sides of the river crossing the old bridge first. Then taking in the sights on the opposite bank, the Botanical Gardens and Darwin. Unfortunately we didn't take into... more »
We were eager to see the famous Chaban Delmas bridge over the River Garonne (2013) and were rather disappointed. The lift-bridge may be an exceptional technical feat but, looking at it from Quai de... more »
Elegant architectural building, the bridge works with vertical displacement. It's nice to see from above the water flow around the white pillar that deflect the river flow away from the poles.
It is beautiful at night and there isn't many people,well , at least when I went.
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