La Rabia Bridge
La Rabia Bridge. Zubiri. Photo courtesy of the Navarre Tourist Board
Zubiri, , Navarre
(Autonomous Community of Navarre)
This mediaeval bridge over the Arga River gives its name to the town. Known as La Rabia Bridge, it was until recently the site of an unusual tradition: the animals were obliged to pass under its central pillar to avoid rabies (“la rabia” in Spanish), as according to legend it possesses supernatural powers.
- Construction: Bridge
- Artistic period: Gothic
- Historic period: 13th century