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The Devil’s Bridge or the Magdalene’s Bridge in Borgo a Mozzano

The Devil’s Bridge (Ponte del Diavolo) or Magdalene’s Bridge (Ponte della Maddalena) is an impressive medieval structure that crosses the river Serchio a few hundred metres after passing Borgo a Mozzano coming from Lucca along the State Road 12 of Abetone and Brennero towards the Garfagnana. The bridge is walkable, best park in the parking lot that is present along ...

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Pia Bridge (Ponte della Pia): a medieval bridge along the river Rosia

Along the road SS n°73 that from Siena leads to Roccastrada, a few kilometers after passing the village of Rosia, before the junction with the road SS. No. 541, is located, on the left of the road (coming from Siena) the Pia Bridge (Ponte della Pia). The bridge, that with a single arch, crosses the river Rosia, was once one ...

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Ponte Vecchio: the most famous bridge in Florence

Ponte Vecchio is the oldest bridge in Florence, its origin dates back to Roman times but it was repeatedly damaged by flooding of the Arno river, and was rebuilt several times, the bridge crosses the river at the point of least width and is today one symbol of the city of Florence. In medieval times, the bridge was made of ...

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