Since Roman times, a bridge has stood over the Ticino river at this spot--Ponte Coperto itself was built in 1949 when Allied bombing destroyed the previous one, dating from 1354. Today, the covered brick and stone arch bridge is a great place to take in the sights of Pavia away from the crowds. A chapel stands on the bridge, just as it has since medieval times. For Ponte Coperto and beyond, use our Pavia holiday planner to get the most from your Pavia vacation.
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The bridge was totally restored, having previously been destroyed in WW2. It spans a very wide river, and put you in awe of the original craftsmen who built the original bridge so long ago. more »
The Ponte Coperto leads to a really nice and picturesque part of Pavia, which is great for a walk along the river and the colorful houses. The bridge itself is also nice, with high arcs giving way to.... more »
‘Covered against rain when it’s raining, sun when it’s too hot. Helps me get across the river. Excellent bridge, would walk across it again. 5 stars’ [cit.]
I was in Italy for a portion of my summer vacation! I had a wonderful time. This place was very nice at night.
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