516 Arouca Bridge & Paiva Walkway Semi-Private Tour

The world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge was inaugurated on May 2, 2021.

The 516 Arouca Bridge is the world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge, located in Arouca, in the district of Aveiro, Portugal. With a length of 516 meters and a height of 175 meters, it connects the two banks of the Paiva River. As you cross it, you’ll enjoy breathtaking views of the Paiva Gorge and the Aguieiras Waterfall, both part of the UNESCO Arouca Geopark. This bridge is near the renowned Paiva Walkways.

Set against the backdrop of the Paiva Walkways, the bridge invites you to take a walk along the 8 km walkways on the banks of the Paiva River. This route is a true visual delight! Immerse yourself in the sound of the Paiva River’s waters and marvel at the splendid Aguieiras Waterfall.

Additional notes to visit the longest pedestrian bridge

Individuals aged 6 and above are the only ones allowed to visit the 516 Arouca Bridge. During the visit, you must not run, smoke, or bring animals on the bridge due to the unpredictability of animal behavior during the crossing.

The experience lasts approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. The guide will meet visitors at the designated location and accompany the group to the bridge entrance. A briefing about the infrastructure and landscape will be provided. Along with information on the rules and precautions to be observed during the visit.

The guides are ready to conduct tours in both Portuguese and English.

In short, the longest pedestrian bridge is a true engineering marvel, located in a UNESCO Global Geopark. If you “have no heart problems,” this adventure is perfect for you! At an altitude of 175 meters, the bridge offers a phenomenal experience. Schedule your visit and immerse yourself in nature and the spirit of adventure.

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