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Footbridges of the Bisse du Torrent Neuf

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Hikers following the course of the Bisse du Torrent Neuf, a historical irrigation channel near Savièse, encounter a sequence of suspension footbridges: 4 in all, each 90 metres long. These allow walkers to bypass the vertiginous path along the mountainside where the channel originally passed. Constructed from 1430, the “bisse” carried water from the river Morge to the hillsides around Savièse.

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Length: 90m
Accessible by car: No

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2'591'509E 1'124'571N
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46.272509, 7.328499
DMS
46°16'21.0"N 7°19'42.6"E
UTM
32T 371209 5125683
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