Mediaeval bridges

Four rivers run through the Ribagorza, the Esera, Isábena, Noguera Ribagorzana and Noguera de Tor. These rivers changed the landscape considerably over the centuries, but were also of great importance to the personalities of its citizens. The rivers caused limitations on one hand but acted as the 'cement' with which the bricks of the society could be laid on the other hand. The various bridges in the Ribargoza are proof of man's urge to bridge these limitations.

Bridge of Capella

The geographical winding character of the area and the rivers' roughness made it necessary to build a lot of bridges to connect various villages and hamlets. If you arrive from the southwest the first bridge you see near Olvena gives you a good impression of the relation between this country and its bridges.








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