Hikers, pedestrians, bikers, river lovers, grab your smartphones! The general cultural heritage inventory department of the Rhône-Alpes region offers a location-based application on the bridges of the Rhone. One can now stroll along the river, discover the bridges of the Rhone river (history, description, photos, audio guides) with just a single click or even identify a bridge by type, date of construction, or construction material and geographic location.
The information on bridges are available wherever you are.
The smartphone app « The Bridges of the Rhone » (Ponts du Rhône) is a free heritage guide, published by the Rhône-Alpes Region (Department of Culture, General Inventory of Cultural Heritage).
It’s a tool for hikers and the Via Rhôna users, to discover the rich heritage of the bridges crossing the river : history, description, photos, audio guides …
The guide is available for both iPhone and Androids.
- Shake your phone and discover the bridge closest to you.
- Listen to the audio of a bridge, and look at his photos.
- Record your favorite bridges.
- Locate and identify a bridge by type, its time of construction, the building material and its geographic location
Région Rhône-Alpes (Direction de la Culture – Service de l’Inventaire général du patrimoine culture). http://ponts-rhone-alpes.in-situ-concept.fr/