Shuttle transfer from Montparnasse cemetery to Paris airports
History and visit the cemetery of Montparnasse in Paris
Montparnasse Cemetery known cemetery in the south is in the 14th arrondissement of Paris. It opens on the Boulevard Edgar Quinet. It receives anyone different religions whether Catholic, Protestant, Jewish or Muslim. It is in operation since 1824 and assigned to the perpetual concession since 1874.
The cemetery covers an area of 19 hectares and is the second largest cemetery in Paris. It has 35,000 graves and a vast green space maintained by the city of Paris. It has about 1200 trees, including Sophora, cedar, linden, maples, conifers and ash. Famous people such as Guy de Maupassant, Larousse, Fantin Latour, Rude are buried in the cemetery of Montparnasse.
The creation of the cemetery was made with other cemeteries in the city of Paris as the cemetery of Montmartre. The cemetery is located on a spot where three farms were built. This is the 17th century the site was turned into burial for the monks of Saint-Jean-de-Dieu. The place was bought by Nicolas Frochot the 19th century to make a cemetery outside the city.
The cemetery has famous sculptures including the four sergeants of La Rochelle, the famous Kiss directed by Constantin Brancusi in 1910. Contemporary architectural styles, classic Louis Philippe, Art Nouveau buildings dominate the tombs of the cemetery. The tower of a flour mill is still visible on the site. It was classified as a historic monument since 1931.
Transfer to the Montparnasse cemetery in Paris
Montparnasse Cemetery is located 16.7 km from Orly Airport to 31.6 km from Charles de Gaulle Airport and 97.5 km from the airport of Beauvais.