Transfer CDG Airport - Sens
CDG Airport - Sens
Private car transportation from CDG aurport to Sens
History of Sens
Sens is a French commune, prefecture located 100 km southeast of Paris in the department of Yonne (89) (the latter being a sub-prefecture) in Burgundy.
The latest statistics recorded in 2012 showed a number of inhabitants of 25,106 in this county, called the Senones. The urban area of Sens in 2012, estimated at about 57 000 inhabitants.
Ranked second municipality of the department of Yonne and sixth of the Burgundy region, it is behind the capital and regional capital Dijon, Chalon-sur-Saône, Nevers, Auxerre, Macon, ahead of Le Creusot.
The town receives the distinction the Grand Prix and the 2007 list four flowers Contest towns and villages in bloom.
A disproportionate demographic development in his district increases the number of its inhabitants to 111,000 in 2010. This growth is one of the fastest in Burgundy if one refers to the previous 15 years (over 1% per year).
Originally, the city was called "Agedincum" in Roman times, Caesar lived sometimes with his legion. The Gallic people, the Senones who gave it the name "Sense" after they attacked Rome under the command of Brennus ... It becomes after the invasions of the third century a Gallo-Roman city thriving with borders imposing.
In the Middle Ages, the city is the capital of an ecclesiastical province with some dioceses like Auxerre, Troyes, Meaux or even Paris. The construction of the cathedral in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries made "sense" a privileged place of religion. Pope Alexander III, Thomas Becket passed. Marriage of Saint Louis and Marguerite de Provence was celebrated there.
After the different wars: the Hundred Years (XIV century), the religions (XVI century), and the construction of the Paris archdiocese in the seventeenth century, no longer Sens role ecclesiastical capital. Therefore the city is no longer authoritarian its dioceses but only a few have remained there, such Auxerre, Nevers and Troyes.
Meaning regains its power from the eighteenth century thanks to the many mansions are built therein, the coming of the railroad, the installation of a covered market and the creation of the theater and the town hall, allowing it to take a second wind.
During the twentieth century, with its annual fair of great scope and takes place before the summer, Meaning stabilizes its economy. On the edge of Burgundy, Champagne, Ile-de-France and Orléanaise, it becomes the crossroads of motorway, linking its rich heritage with its beautiful parks and gardens.
Distance between Paris airports and the city of Sens
The airports of Orly and Charles de Gaulle are the closest to the city of Sens. Indeed, they are 117 km and 139 km, with an estimated 1 hour 21 minutes and 1 hour 35 minutes. Beauvais Airport is the farthest at 212 km, reachable in 2 hours 19 minutes drive.