Arouca: Who wants to cross the longest suspension bridge in the world? ♦ Unsuitable for those with vertigo, a unique experience for the most fearless. There is little to go over what will be the largest suspension bridge in the world, next to the Passadiços do Paiva. Secrets From Portugal brings you this one for those adventurous spirits out there!
The ground is transparent so that there is no lack of the incredible panorama seen at each step of the 516 meters in length of what will be the largest pedestrian bridge in the world. At 175 meters high, above the Paiva River, the passage promises a unique experience for the most fearless, which offers renewed interest in the region’s already highly sought-after attraction: the Passadiços do Paiva.
The inauguration, still without a certain date, should take place between the end of October and the beginning of November, but there is already a price for the “toll”: € 12.
Inspired by the Inca bridges that crossed the valleys of the Andes mountains, it is called “516 Arouca” and will connect the two banks of the Paiva River in the area of Cascata das Aguieiras and Garganta do Paiva.
The structure, 1.20 meters wide, has been under construction since 2018, according to an engineering and architecture project prepared by Itecons, and cost almost € 2 million, being co-financed by the FEDER (European Regional Development Fund) PROVERE program. North 2020.
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