Roman Bridge of Vila da Ponte

Montalegre
Description

“Vila da Ponte” has a lengthy history. Described in archaeological remnants and heritage that will found in the pedestrian path of Via Romana. The bridge gives name to the village, in granite, being the first bridge to be built over the river stream of Cabril. Presents a roadway across the bridge support board, with the left ramp on the left wider than the one on the right and with slab pavement, based on three arches of different sizes, which raise from left to right. The two smaller ones are of perfect arches, while the third is slightly pointed. On the right bank, at the entrance of the village, there is a transept with frame and front inscription.

Cross and linger acroos the roman pathway, a pedestrian route that provides lengthy and peaceful stroll through the history and heritage of the village, as the various funerary monuments, among castros and cists, confirming the presence of population for centuries.

Location: Montalegre
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