Shuttle transfer from the Viaduc des arts to Paris Orly airport
History and tour of Viaduc des Arts in Paris
Located in the 12th arrondissement of Paris, Daumesnil Street viaduct Arts was built in 1859 to support the old railway line Vincennes. Abandoned for decades, the City Council decided in 1990 to restore the bridge to host the Paris Conservatory crafts and art. She says the work to SEMAEST, working in partnership with architect Patrick Berger. This design is the designer of the arches of the viaduct with the design of the interior and storefront windows and wooden frames. Sixty-seventeen arches were well rehabilitated to accommodate various artists and craftsmen since 1993.
With the collaboration of Jacques Vergely landscape and architect Philippe Mathieux the above vaults became "the planted promenade," a green space, crossing the viaduct from Opera Bastille to the ring road. Also known as the "green corridor", the driveway is 4.7 kilometers long and is a very pleasant sheltered from the din ride. Indeed, counting the adjoining gardens, planted walk covers a total area of approximately 6.5 hectares.
Each vault has an area of 150 m2, 80 m2 on the ground floor and 70 m2 in the basement. Thus, all businesses related to art in the vaults begin to open, about fifty artisans settled until 1994. The jobs are as diverse as they are fascinating, there is embroidery, metalwork of art, decorative painting, the creation of women's fashion, violins, furniture, jewelry, decorative object china, silverware, restoring umbrellas, etc. The viaduct arts has become a showcase of French Art Craft.
The mayor of Paris continues to take care of these merchants artisans since December 2009, with the cooperation of the SEMAEST, it helps the traders association in the lighting outside the vaults. A website has also been created to inform tourists or other art works available at Viaduct arts lovers. The animation of the site has been actively involved in the expansion of Viaduct arts, people who believe that art is for connoisseurs, beginning to show interest, they come in odd and end up buying. The association also provides marketing since printed brochures with artisans and specialty products displayed to attract customers.
If during the ride, you want to take a short break, the Viaduct has two restaurants. The first, the Viaduct Café, offer a friendly and fast service for semi-gourmet menus, operational from 8 am until 2 am, you will be able to order breakfast, lunch, dinner, pause-coffee or even evening cocktail. The second, Watering the Garden Café is a brasserie decorated with all the accessories of a country garden, weekend, a team eager serves brunch from 11:00 to 4:00 p.m., with the animation of a magician to entertain children and adults.
True place of discovery, some stores viaduct arts regularly provide entertainment such as jazz concerts or also organize workshops for impregnating a art for children, such as "painting workshop tiles" and also to large, such as "knitting workshop with real artisans." They also have opened to discover talents or expertise in public programs door.
Transfer to the Viaduct des Arts in Paris
The viaduct Arts is located 16.9 kilometers from Orly Airport, 28.7 km from Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport and 97.7 km from the airport of Beauvais.