All over the world, there are stunning bridges sprawled across every country. From the famous Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco to the impressive Vasco da Gama Bridge in Lisbon and the scenic Sea Cliff Bridge in Australia, here are the most amazing bridges around the world…
Sea Cliff Bridge, Queensland, Australia
Sea Cliff Bridge can be found on the Grand Pacific Drive along the east coast of Australia. Since 2005, this location has become an iconic pit stop on a coastal road trip from Sydney to Melbourne. Most people pick up their car hire from Sydney and start their journey by stopping in and seeing the stunning vista from this memorable bridge.
Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, America
The iconic Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco is an essential road trip destination. From the San Francisco Bay to the Peninsula, this suspension bridge has to be one of the most popular bridges in the world. Spanning almost 3 KM long, this art deco bridge is a must-see on your west coast road trip in America.
Viaduc de Millau, Creissels, France
Want to travel across the highest bridge in the world? You need to check out the Millau Viaduct. Taller than the Eiffel Tower, this bridge links Béziers and Narbonne which takes you between Paris and the Mediterranean, how cool!
Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah Bridge, Malaysia
Also known as the Second Penang Bridge, the Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah links Malaysia and Penang Island. This bridge was constructed to ensure that it could withstand any forces of nature. Its design is not only stunning to look at, but equally as impressive due to its strength and engineering.
Vasco da Gama Bridge, Lisbon, Portugal
Portugal is known for its beautiful architecture, where the Vasco da Gama bridge is no exception. Known as the longest Bridge in all of Europe, from 1998 it has been able to decrease the amount of congestion in Portugal. Did you know that the speed limit here 120 km and hour?
Bixby Creek Bridge, California, America
A road trip through Big Sur is like no other in the world, especially when you can travel across the Bixby Creek Bridge. You’ll find this bridge on your drive along Highway 1. Spanning 260 feet high, this one of a kind wooden frame and stunning backdrop has made it one of the most Instagrammed locations in Big Sur.
Lions Gate Bridge, Vancouver, Canada
Opened in 1938, Lions Gate Bridge is an iconic Canadian bridge that stretches between Vancouver, British Columbia to the North Shore. You can take a road trip from Vancouver to Seattle or, if you are after a longer trip, San Francisco is a stunning drive. Known for its amazing music and theatre scene, Vancouver is a city full of culture and art surrounded by stunning mountains. Start of your trip exploring this magical city and then drive across the first Narrows Bridge to begin your road trip.
Atlantic Ocean Road, Averyoy, Norway
Although the Atlantic Ocean Road is not classified as a bridge, it has 8 bridges that help connect Averyoy to Norway’s Mainland. This place really is like no other – with its small islands connected by beautifully curved bridges. The scenery along the way is some of the most stunning in the world, if you ask us. Make sure to stop at Eldhusoya Island to take in the views that attract people from all over the world.
Manhattan Bridge, New York, America
Manhattan Bridge connects Lower Manhattan to Downtown Brooklyn in the vibrant New York City. Did you know that this bridge was built in 1909? This suspension bridge is known as a stunning display of engineering. When you drive over Manhattan Bridge, you will see breathtaking views of the city spanning all the way down the river. When you arrive in New York, you will want to check out both Brooklyn and Manhattan Island. New York is a city full of culture, amazing food and an endless array of places to explore. Whether you are wanting to take your time and check out the sights or simply stop in for a few days, you won’t be disappointed.
NEED MORE TRAVEL INSPIRATION?