More than a place to go up and down the train on the side of Paris Rive Gauche, Austerlitz station is a historical site built around many tourist sites of the City of Light.
Reminder of its history
The construction of the station of Austerlitz or Paris-Austerlitz station was entrusted to the architect Félix-Emmanuel Callet (architect of the city of Paris). He was particularly concerned with the first landing stage inaugurated in 1940. The reconstruction was taken over by Pierre-Louis Renaud from 1862 to 1867, thus making this station named Gare d 'Orléans in the beginning. It is also the second largest in France after Bordeaux. The particular architecture of the resort has earned it a historic heritage since February 28, 1997.
Austerlitz station, a real monument
The station has an annual traffic of 23 million passengers but its renovation launched since 2015 plans to welcome 40 million passengers by 2020. The SNCF aims very far for this station with 23 million passengers and more than 175 000 trains in 2020. The objective is therefore to see a doubling of the number of passengers for 2030 Austerlitz station also provides a rail link with Spain and Portugal.
Austerlitz station is the gateway to the eponymous viaduct, Charles de Gaulle bridge, the Compared Anatomy and Paleonthology Gallery, the Ludic Art Museum, the boat trip on the Seine or the shops and the places of wine tasting. A little further on is the National Museum of Natural History (700 m). Above all, it leads to the famous Latin Quarter and its garden, its cafes, its auditoriums, the Pantheon, the Lutetia Arena and the Sorbonne. Choosing a chauffeured service allows you to benefit from a historical sightseeing tour by a driver guide throughout Paris.
Gare de Lyon train station
Lyon station is an art in its own right with its belfry and the clock in it. There are also her coats of arms, statues, the fresco room and the restaurant, the Train Bleu. Visiting Paris and borrowing the platform from this exceptional site is already a discovery in itself.
Reminder of its history
Paris-Gars of Lyon is the second largest railway station in France. It is also the head of the TGV lines coming from the South-East of France. It is a monument created on the occasion of the Universal Exhibition of 1900. Its construction is placed under the direction of architect François-Alexis Cendrier, it officially opens its doors to the public on August 12, 1849 before knowing a redevelopment until the new inauguration of 1900. It does not stop evolving over time, the last works in date relate to the creation of line 14 with automatic driving. There is also the expansion launched since 2010 to accommodate the 90 million annual passengers. It should be remembered that this expansion includes the creation of a canopy of more than 4,400 m² housing shops and service. Let us remember that it also serves the major cities of Europe such as Venice, Friborg-en-Brisgau or Barcelona.
A real journey of discovery
Once off the quay, the streets open to the best restaurants, theaters and trendy bars of Paris Rive Droite. Once again, the Train Bleu is a must-see for gourmets. The place is 10 minutes from the center of Paris. Strolling through the charming aisles of the Cour Saint-Emilion is one of the things to do for those who are in the capital for discovery. Then, continue towards the Viaduc des Arts and take a detour in the Jardin des Plantes. To enjoy it, do not hesitate to reserve a car service in Paris.
Gare Saint Lazare train station
Inaugurated in 1837, Paris-Saint-Lazare station celebrates its 180th anniversary in 2017. With 450,000 daily passengers and 100 million passengers annually, it is the second largest railway station in Europe behind another French station, North Station. Remember that it is one of the six major terminus stations of the SNCF network in the capital.
Reminder of its history
This architectural work established in the 8th arrondissement of Paris is the subject of a series of 12 paintings by Claude Monet. When he had painted this picture, Monet had just left Argenteuil to take up residence in Paris. Great would be the surprise of this great mastery of Impressionism if he sees today the station that has become even more beautiful than before. This is mainly due to a series of renovations. This station, which is approaching two hundred years of existence, is put back to the taste of day and it meets the standards and the 21st century. Inaugurated in 2012, the station Saint Lazare ceases to make new skin. Currently, in addition to serving all the western suburbs of Paris as well as Normandy, it is also a place of shopping and relaxation thanks to its many shops.
What to discover on site and nearby?
In the vicinity of the Gare Saint-Lazare there are some must-see places in Paris. These include the department stores of the Boulevard Haussmann: Galerie Lafayette and its fashion items, Le Printemps and its luxury clothes, the Japanese unisex fashion label Uniqlo and St. Lazare Paris. It is a mythical place for shopping, where are the houses of haute couture and high jewelry. Tourists can also visit the famous Mogador Theater, visit the Expiatory Chapel or the Opéra Garnier. If are tired, there are many cafes to take a snack. To enjoy this setting and visit the whole city with your family, the ideal would be to request a car service that can accommodate 8 people.
Gare Montparnasse train station
Paris-Montparnasse train station is one of the biggest railway terminus in the capital. It is 20.4 km from Versailles Palace Gardens and just 6 minutes from the Eiffel Tower. The train station is 34.9 km from CDG Airport and 14.3 km from Orly airport.
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