VIADUCT OF ROCHEROLLES

Viaduct of Rocherolles Rocherolles, 87250 FOLLES Tel. 33 (0)5 55 76 09 28 Fax 33 (0)5 55 76 68 45 Email Website www.tourisme-bessines87.fr

Built by the group of Paris-Orléans, from 1852 to 1854 by well built, trimmed blue granite bricks to border the valley of the Gartempe. 5,40 metres high, 187 metres long, 12 arches on two levels. Up to 2000 workers built it. The construction cost one and a half million gold francs. 7,8 km from Bessines : from the center go to the roundabout, turn left D220, after the hotel, second road on the right "Folles", after the village "Villard " first on the right D94. Follow the signboards.

GPS lat. 46° 6' 44" - long. 1° 25' 47"

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Place : Viaduct of Rocherolles Rocherolles, 87250 FOLLES Tel. 33 (0)5 55 76 09 28 Fax 33 (0)5 55 76 68 45 Email Website www.tourisme-bessines87.fr