Friday Fun Facts – The Pont d’Avignon

Did you know?  There never was any dancing on the Pont d’Avignon.

No one ever danced on the Pont d’Avignon (more precisely the Saint-Benezet Bridge) as the song claims, but under it… In the middle ages, the bridge traversed an island called “Isle de la Barthelasse” where guinguettes (docked party boats) used to dock under the arches.

Did You Know? Friday Fun Facts - Pont d'Avignon

 

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