Built from 1890 to 1896, the 662-m long Briare aqueduct carries the Canal Latéral à la Loire over the Loire River. The longest steel canal aqueduct in France, this magnificent piece of civil engineering charms sailors and walkers alike with its waterway lined with pavements, elegant lamp posts and beautiful view of the Loire River and its banks.
The Briare aqueduct
The longest metallic canal bridge in Europe (662.69 m), built in 1896 by Daydé and Looted businesses and Gustave Eiffel company. This bridge spans the Loire and the old Canal de Loire dating from 1643.