• Pont d'Ael - Eissogne

Pont d'Ael - Eissogne

Resorts: Aymavilles

An example of roman architecture: Pont d’Aël aqueduct- bridge is a magnificent masonry built in 3 b.C., perfectly conserved and open to the public.

Technical Information

Route

After leaving the car in the parking lot in Pont d’Aël hamlet, cross the village and then the roman aqueduct- bridge and follow on the right signpost n.2A that starts slightly uphill.
The route continues until a lighted tunnel so as to cross the waterfall occasionally formed by the artificial reservoir above.
Go down near a rock face until a small metal bridge and after the wood continue until the walls of the old farmhouse in Eissogne hamlet.
This area, thanks to the dry climate, offers an interesting variety of flora and fauna, in particular, rare flora species, 11 different species of rare orchids and 96 species of butterflies.

Duration going there

0h45

Length

2650 m

Recommended times

from 01/04 to 31/10

Difficulties

E - Excursionist

Difference in level

220 m

See also

Roman architecture
In summer

The Roman aqueduct-bridge of Pont d'Ael

Aymavilles

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In proximity of the Pont d’Ael hamlet, on the right side of the road leading up to Cogne from Aymavilles, an aqueduct-bridge in masonry and stone blocks built above the Grand-Eyvia stream gives evidence of the magnificence of …

Note - this information is not directly connected to the Cammino Balteo path but it is part of the Aosta Valley tourist offer.