Devil’s Bridge – Teufelsbrücke of St. Gotthard Pass, Switzerland

Teufelsbrücke of St. Gotthard Pass, Switzerland.

Teufelsbrücke of St. Gotthard Pass, Switzerland.

The Teufelsbrücke (‘Devil’s Bridge’) is a bridge over the Schöllenen Gorge in the Swiss canton of Uri. The bridge provides access to the St. Gotthard Pass by crossing the gorge and the Reuss River below.

It is named for an old local legend regarding its construction by the Devil, one of many old European Devil’s Bridges with similar creation myths.

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