Farinet Footbridge

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Farinet Footbridge
Passerelle Ă  Farinet
Saillon, Valais, Switzerland
446 feet high / 136 meters high
318 foot span / 97 meter span
2001

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Image by Peter Berger.


The second highest footbridge in Europe, Switzerland’s Farinet bridge crosses an extremely steep chasm that is sure to scare those with weak knees. Only Niouc - also in Switzerland - is higher among European footbridges. Plan on a hike of several hours to reach the bridge and return. You can see some videos here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5TsmDgSM2Ig&NR=1 and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCaTTnml8n0&feature=related



Farinet Footbridge Elevation


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Farinet Footbridge satellite image.

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