The Bridges of the queen Jeanne in the Haute-Provence

The queen Jeanne is the queen of the hearts for the inhabitants of the Provence. She is considered as a building fairy. Numerous building and infrastructures have been built at her initiative.

In the Haute-Provence, two bridges are named “the bridges of the queen Jeanne” One of them being sadly abandoned.

But the second one is famous.

Built in the 16th century, above a small river in the gorge of the Charenches, the Vançon River, this bridge is 35m long and only 2m wide.

Since 1987, it is register as a national monument and has become a goal for hikers.




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