world's longest bridge

Welcome to the unofficial website of the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the world!

516 Arouca bridge is the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the world and is located in Arouca, in the Aveiro district, Portugal. With a length of 516 meters and an elevation of 175 meters, it connects the banks of the river Paiva. Crossing the bridge, you will have an impressive view of Garganta do Paiva and Cascata das Aguieiras, both geosites of the territory of the Arouca de la UNESCO Geopark.516 Arouca bridge is located in Arouca, next to the famous Pava Walkways (Passadiços do Paiva). Come experience!

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The sky is the limit!

If you don't suffer from the heart, this adventure is for you! At 175 meters high, 516 Arouca bridge is not for the faint of heart. Make your visit now and let yourself be involved by nature and the adventurous spirit.


Framed in the environment of Passadiços do Paiva, the bridge invites you to enjoy a walk along the 8km of walkways, on the left bank of the Paiva River. A journey that is a treat for the eyes and a consolation for the spirit and soul!

A magical place

Enjoy a different place that will transport you to a universe of peace. Concentrate on the sound of the Paiva River waters and be dazzled by the magnificent Cascade das Aguieiras.

Tours and Visits

Check out the tours and experiences we recommend in the framework of 516 Arouca Bridge.


Rafting on the Paiva River

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Walking Tour Paiva Walkways

Walking Tour Passadiços do Paiva Fotográfico 3h 30m Min. 2 Pessoas Todo o ano Walking Tour nos Passadiços do Paiva … Read More

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Jeep Tour through Paiva Valley

Jeep Tour through the Paiva Valley Photos 3 hours Min. 2 People All Year Jeep Tour through the Paiva Valley … Read More

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Explore the entire Arouca Geopark territory!

Within the framework of Ponte 516 Arouca, there is a set of activities that should not be indifferent to you: tours and experiences that will, for sure, be perpetuated in your memory! Check out our recommendations!

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Make sure you have access to the 516 Arouca Bridge and / or the Paiva Walkways.


516 Arouca Bridge

Embark on the adventure of exploring the The longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the world.

Paiva Walkways

Walk the 8km of the most famous walkways in the World, several times awarded by the World Travel Awards.

516 Arouca Bridge

Areinho Portico

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Alvarenga Portico

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