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AERIAL VIEW photo of a paramotor near Millau viaduct, Aveyron, Midi-Pyrénées, Occitanie, France. VUE AERIENNE paramoteur proche du viaduc de Millau.

The thrill of paramotoring in the vicinity of the world's tallest bridge (as of 2020). Millau Viaduct, Aveyron, Midi-Pyrénées, Occitanie, France.

AERIAL VIEW photo of Millau viaduct, Aveyron, Midi-Pyrénées, Occitanie, France. VUE AERIENNE viaduc de Millau.

With a height of 343 meters, the Millau Viaduct is the world's tallest bridge. This aerial motorway crosses the Tarn Valley, its total length is 2460 meters. Aveyron, Midi-Pyrénées, Occitanie, France.

AERIAL VIEW photo of Millau viaduct above the Tarn Valley, Aveyron, Occitanie, France. VUE AERIENNE viaduc de Millau.

Inaugurated in 2004, the Millau Viaduct was built to provide a quicker way to reach the Mediterranean from Paris. Before the viaduct was opened to traffic, vacationers had to drive through the nearby city of Millau in the valley, often plagued by heavy congestion in the summer months. Aveyron, Midi-Pyrénées, Occitanie, France.

AERIAL VIEW photo of Millau viaduct, Aveyron, Midi-Pyrénées, Occitanie, France. VUE AERIENNE viaduc de Millau.

The bridge tower at Pylon 2 on the right bank of the Tarn River has a height of 343 meters (or 19 meters taller than the Eiffel Tower). The deck, over which the A75 motorway passes, is 270 meters above the river. Millau Viaduct, Aveyron, Midi-Pyrénées, Occitanie, France.

AERIAL VIEW photo of a roman aqueduct bridge, Pont du Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, Occitanie, France. VUE AERIENNE pont-aqueduc romain.

Built some 2000 years ago, the Pont du Gard is a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1985. Languedoc-Roussillon, Occitanie, France.

AERIAL VIEW photo of a roman aqueduct bridge, Pont du Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, Occitanie, France. VUE AERIENNE pont-aqueduc romain.

The Pont du Gard is a Roman aqueduct bridge built to bring water to the city of Nîmes. An impressive achievement for the technology of its era. It stands 48 meters above the Gardon River and has a length of 275 meters. Pont du Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, Occitanie, France.

AERIAL VIEW photo of Valentré bridge, Cahors, Lot, Midi-Pyrénées, Occitanie, France. VUE AERIENNE pont de Valentré.

The Pont Valentré is a 14th-century fortified bridge. It was built to allow access to the medieval town of Cahors, situated inside the protection of a meander on the Lot River. It is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage list since 1998. Lot, Midi-Pyrénées, Occitanie, France.

AERIAL VIEW photo of Rocamadour sanctuary and castle, Lot, Midi-Pyrénées, Occitanie, France. VUE AERIENNE sanctuaire et château de Rocamadour.

The Castle of Rocamadour dominates the Basilica and the medieval town of Rocamadour in the deep Alzou Valley. In this picturesque setting, the medieval town with its many historic buildings was a favorite destination for kings and nobles, replaced nowadays by tourists. Lot, Midi-Pyrénées, Occitanie, France.

AERIAL VIEW photo of Comprégnac, Aveyron, Midi-Pyrénées, Occitanie, France. VUE AERIENNE village de Peyre.

Picturesque village of Peyre at the foot of a cliff and overlooking the Tarn River. It has the label “one of the most beautiful villages of France”. Comprégnac, Aveyron, Midi-Pyrénées, Occitanie, France.

AERIAL VIEW photo of Laroque-des-Arcs, Lot, Midi-Pyrénées, Occitanie, France. VUE AERIENNE.

The town of Laroque-des-Arcs on the right bank of the Lot River. Midi-Pyrénées, Occitanie, France.

AERIAL VIEW photo of flamingos in flight, Aigues-Mortes, Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, Occitanie, France. VUE AERIENNE flamants roses en vol.

Aigues-Mortes is a medieval town with a geometrically striking surrounding wall dating back to the 13th century. Equally striking are the colors of the nearby pink salt marsh and salt evaporation ponds. Salt in the region have been mined for thousands of years. Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, Occitanie, France.

AERIAL VIEW photo of flamingos in flight, Aigues-Mortes, Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, Occitanie, France. VUE AERIENNE flamants roses en vol.

Pink Flamingos in flight above a marsh near Aigues-Mortes. Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, Occitanie, France.

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