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Dramatised tour of the transporter bridge at Rochefort sur mer

    The transporter bridge and the passage of time

    Take a stroll around the Transbordeur Bridge and cross the centuries.

    In 2023, you travelled back in time to 1900, with a stopover in 1966. We'll soon know what the 2024 programme will be. In the meantime, here's what you would have experienced in 2023.

    Our 2 actors set the clock to 1966 at the start of this journey, then we'll cross the Charente in a playful way on the transporter bridge to disembark on the other bank in 1900.

    In 1966, the year of the filming of the famous movie "Les demoiselles de Rochefort", the transporter bridge was still in public service (it was replaced the following year, in 1967, by a lift-span bridge, which in turn was replaced in 1991 by the Charente estuary viaduct. This viaduct is still in use today).

    1900 marked the inauguration of the Rochefort transporter bridge...

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    So make a reservation (see below), put on your shoes, turn up in front of the Transporter Bridge ticket office at 6pm and put your ears to the ground as this tour takes you on a journey through time.

    Meet some colourful characters as you wander between the two banks of the Charente!

    Follow the characters on the gondola of the Transbordeur Bridge and discover the history of this steel giant.

    Thursdays at 6pm from 4 July to 29 August 2024 *

    • Groups (max. capacity)
      • Minimum 10 people
      • 50 person(s) max
    • Accessibility
      • Motor disabilities - site with level access, including two paved areas on the platform where the gondola boards, 1? hour walking tour (walking and standing for long periods), wheelchair available on loan from the reception desk
      • Adapted services for the mentally disabled
      • Adapted services for the visually impaired
      • Independently wheelchair accessible
      • Reception staff trained to welcome people with disabilities
    • Services
      • Pets allowed - Pets allowed on a lead only
    • Prices :
      • Adult From 10 € à 12 € - Discount: Privilege card, jobseeker
      • Teenager 12 € - from age 12
      • Children 6 €
      • Adult group 10 €
      • Until 14 September 2023
    • * Subject to favourable weather conditions

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