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Old Echternach Bridge

This road bridge over the Sauer river was probably already present in this location since early... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
podrozniczka60
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New Jersey
Old, destroyed, rebuilt.

This bridge let's you cross the Sauer river. It was old Roman and destroyed during World War II in... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Johan D
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Gadsden, Alabama
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Place du Marche, Echternach 6471, Luxembourg
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This bridge let's you cross the Sauer river. It was old Roman and destroyed during World War II in 1944 but reconstructed some years later. It is the border between Germany and Luxembourg. There is a walk trail under the bridge along the river.

Thank Johan D
Reviewed 21 June 2018

I suppose when you come to Echternach it’s almost obligatory to cross the bridge into Germany and back. In these days of free movement within Europe and a lack of internal borders however, the bridge is effectively relegated to being - well just a bridge...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

This road bridge over the Sauer river was probably already present in this location since early Roman times. The old bridge was destroyed in 1944 by the German Wehrmacht but later rebuilt in 1950. The statue of the Abbot Johannes Bertels (1544-1607), the author of...More

Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Echternach is a border area to Germany and the old bridge was with the river Sauer the frontier and had border trafic with control; Now the frontier are open ; Many German tourists visit Echternach for the dancing procession and for Sant Willibrord, the abbay,...More

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