Bridge over the Seine River featured in Victor Hugo’s novel Les Miserables & iconic spot for photos. “Exchange Bridge” in English. The Pont au Change is a bridge over the Seine River in Paris, France. It connects the Île de la Cité to the Right Bank. The name of the bridge refers to the money changers and merchants who once set up their businesses on the bridge during the medieval period. The Pont au Change has a rich history and is located near prominent landmarks such as the Conciergerie and the Palais de Justice.