We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
The most beautiful bridge from Roman days

This bridge i found as a near destination from Caseres and decided to visit as i love old bridges... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Lavon R
,
Israel
Amazing History

On our way back home from Madrid, we took the EX-207 (among other roads) to go through Marvão, and... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
JaninedeBric
,
Denver, Colorado
Read all 185 reviews
219
All photos (219)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“roman bridge”(3 reviews)
“architecture”(2 reviews)
“dam”(2 reviews)
About
Contact
Alcantara, Spain
Website
Reviews (185)
Filter reviews
10 results
Traveller rating
8
2
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
8
2
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews roman bridge architecture dam town portugal arabic
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 10 reviews
Reviewed 15 August 2018

When driving from Portugal to the village of Alcantara, you will have to cross the “Tagus River” and this by the “Roman Bridge of Alcantara”. This architectural work was built into the second century AD. The author had written”Pontem perpetui masvrvm in secula mundi” which...More

Thank hans-jaguar
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This bridge i found as a near destination from Caseres and decided to visit as i love old bridges. It was built between the years 105- 106 dc The architecture is so amazing. In one side is a small temple on the other side another...More

Thank Lavon R
Reviewed 21 April 2017

On our way back home from Madrid, we took the EX-207 (among other roads) to go through Marvão, and that put us unknowingly on a course over the ancient bridge over the River Tajo/Tejo near Alcántara. An amazing sight! And from reading the interpretive signs...More

Thank JaninedeBric
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This was an amazing site due to its antiquity- @103 AD!! Knowing Romans used the bridge so long ago is plenty to think about!! A beautiful area! Although a bit far from Madrid, the sites in Extremadura are worth traveling to.

Thank LovingParisForever
Reviewed 4 August 2016

OK, it is clear from the information boards that it has been restored but that does not detract from the supremely impressive piece of architecture that it is. Seemingly one of the six best pieces of Roman work surviving and I don't doubt it. Well...More

Thank REG42
Reviewed 5 July 2016

The bridge was spectacular and it was amazing to wonder how the Romans had managed to build this bridge 2000 or so years ago. There was, however, the feeling that this was not quite the original and that it had been restored many times during...More

Thank NomadicTraveller7
Reviewed 26 May 2015

This bridge, nearing its two-thousandth birthday, is both beautiful and functional - modern load limt - unlimited! The gorge that it crosses is also very picturesque. There is a very nice parking area on the Spanish side of the bridge. Its importance in earlier times...More

1  Thank InformedTraveller
Reviewed 24 May 2015

Just the thought that the Romans built with a view to the future and how history has shown what a marvellous structure it is.

1  Thank GordoSurrey
Reviewed 10 February 2014

It is amazing that this bridge was built by the Romans and we cans still drive on it! Stop, get out and marvel at this structure. Stop and wonder if in 1,500 years someone else will be doing the same.

2  Thank naddude
Reviewed 11 April 2013

You can actually drive across the old Roman Bridge, which is worth doing to go and see the view of the lake above the dam. Look for the sign 'mirador'.

1  Thank RobertW852
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Hospederia Conventual de Alcantara
189 reviews
1.11 km away
Hotel Balneario de Brozas
26 reviews
16.64 km away
Hotel AHC Palacio Coria
18 reviews
41.96 km away
Hotel San Cristobal
12 reviews
42.59 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 4 nearby restaurants
Restaurante Kantara
60 reviews
1.09 km away
Casa Rural la Chimenea
20 reviews
23.47 km away
El Pub Cafe-Bar
5 reviews
24.17 km away
Restaurante Hospederia Puente de Alconetar
54 reviews
29.35 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 16 nearby attractions
Clube de Tiro Desportivo de Monfortinho
8 reviews
33.26 km away
Penha Garcia
146 reviews
36.89 km away
Idanha-a-Velha
109 reviews
37.39 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Puente de Alcantara staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines