In Italy, a pedestrian bridge has been opened, which is the highest in Europe

Discover the new Tibetan Bridge in Italy – the highest pedestrian attraction in Europe.


Italy offers a wide range of leisure opportunities at any time of the year, including cultural events, beaches, or active recreation. A new attraction that draws tourists' attention has emerged in the Umbria region.

Suspension Bridge
Suspension Bridge / Jason Fifield, PDM 1.0 DEED

For those who love active recreation, the pedestrian bridge Ponte Tibetano ("Tibetan Bridge"), laid across a gorge, has recently been opened. It is the highest of its kind in Europe, standing at a height of 175 meters. This bridge connects two points: the medieval village of Sellano, located one hour's drive southeast of Perugia, and the village of Montesanto, located on the opposite side of the Viggi river in the Valnerina valley.

Walking across the bridge, which is just over 500 meters long, will take 30-45 minutes. The bridge has 1023 steps with gaps between them to add to the thrill. Considering its unique location and construction, the organizers have introduced certain rules for visitors.

For safety, each participant will be given a safety harness, and there will be requirements for footwear and minimum height (120 cm).


The bridge can accommodate up to 90 people per hour. It is recommended to purchase tickets online, at a price of 25 euros.

Visitors should note that in adverse weather conditions, the bridge may be temporarily closed.

It is also planned for the bridge to become part of a circular trekking route, starting at Lake Viggi and ending with a crossing over the bridge to the village of Sellano.

For a comfortable stay in Italy, it is important to note that in tourist areas, the vast majority of hotels, restaurants, and stores accept Visa and Mastercard payments. However, for visiting museums, it is recommended to purchase tickets online in advance, especially for popular attractions, as available tickets and spots in tour groups can be sold out several months ahead during peak season.

In small Italian villages and towns, there may be a need for cash. It can always be withdrawn from a local ATM. Usually, establishments inform about the possibility of card payments by placing a visible sign with the inscription "Carta — si"


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