European route E11

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E11
Route information
Length 570 km (350 mi)
Major junctions
North end Vierzon
South end Montpellier
Location
Countries  France
Highway system
International E-road network

European route E 11 is a road, part of the International E-road network. It begins in Vierzon and ends in Montpellier, France. It is 570 km (350 mi) long, its whole length being in France.

The A71 road section proceeds Vierzon- Bourges- Montulçon- Clermont-Ferrand

The A75 section proceeds Clermont-Ferrand- Mende- Millau

Finally, the A750 connects to Montpellier.

The road uses the highest major road bridge in the world, the Viaduc de Millau, 2,460 m (8,070 ft) long and 270 m (890 ft) high from ground to road. The route also passes (but does not cross) the Viaduc de Garabit, which was built in the 1880s by Gustave Eiffel.