The name of the city comes from a Gallic oppidum Metlosedum. The history of this destination dates back to Gaul. Since that era, the city is important due to its location on the river and the existence of an island essential for communication and defense. The city becomes a Gallo-Roman area between the first century and the second century. Christianity was born in the city of Melun to the fifth century. Two churches were built for the righteous in the region, including the Church of St. Stephen and the Church of Our Lady. The Hundred Years' War marked the city as the British occupied the territory for about 10 years. To the nineteenth century, that is to say, in 1849, the first railroad settled in the city. Industrialization follows without forgetting other areas of tertiary activities. The city was affected by the First World War.
Tourism and visits to Melun
Historical monuments of the city of Melun are multiple. You can find the Church of Our Lady. This parish church was built in the eleventh century and twelfth century. Rearrangements have been made to the sixteenth century. The building of the fifteenth century is a monument of the region. It was recorded January 19, 1927. The Abbey of the Holy Father is still present in the city. This goes back to the seventeenth century. Other listed buildings relate to the Church of St. Bartholomew Church St. Aspais and the former convent and monastery.
To admire the city of Melun, you need to book a means of transport in the city. We recommend you to use our transfer service which is characterized by a good quality-price ratio. Our collection of the most interesting cars are the collective shuttle, private car and luxury car VIP. These cars are very comfortable and well equipped. You have the opportunity to have a qualified driver with you, and that, throughout your trip. If you also want to transfer you to the airports, just specify when booking.
Transfer from Melun to Paris airports
The city of Melun is 16km from Corbeil and 44 km from the city of Paris. This destination is 30.2 km from Orly airport.