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Viaduc de Millau, Millau

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At Viaduc de Millau, drive across the tallest bridge in the world, with a mast height of 343 m (1,125 ft) above the base of the structure. Consistently ranked as one of the great engineering achievements of all time, this cable bridge spans 2.5 km (1.5 mi) of the Tarn River and valley. Driving over the bridge brings you extreme views of the river. Built in 2004, it has the 12th highest bridge deck in the world, with 270 m (890 ft) between the road and the ground below. Tours of the facilities help you enjoy the best parts of this modern bridge. Beware that there can be traffic jams during peak travel times. By using our Millau trip itinerary website, you can arrange your visit to Viaduc de Millau and other attractions in Millau.
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  • The Viaduc de Millau is one of the great engineering achievements of all time. This Viaduct of (1,125 feet [343 meters]) opened in 2004, at the time it was the tallest cable-stayed road bridge in the....  more »
  • One has to see this, it is quite incredible. Drive over it. Go down and search for the longest pole, 342 won't believe something like this is possible.....  more »
  • On our trip to the South of France we passed this wonderful viaduct. After a short walk from the parking space, you have a beautiful view of the whole bridge. The museum is also worth visiting, very interesting to see all the engineering that went into constructing the bridge.
  • I have been wanting to visit for years! Finally, got to go and I wasn't disappointed. Now I can say I've seen it from above, driven over it and looked from underneath.
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