Pont Saint Benezet

The Pont d’Avignon is one of the most famous monuments in the world thanks to its song sung by children from all over the world, but if the fame of this bridge is famous, its history is little known.
 
  • Only four arches remain on the 22 of its origin. What happened? What are the events that caused this destruction?
  • The real name of the bridge, Saint-Bénezet, is also unknownWho was this saint and how did he relate to the bridge?

Today, the Pont d’Avignon welcomes 400,000 visitors a year. It is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.