History and visit the rue de Vaugirard
Rue de Vaugirard is a important street that runs through the 6th and the 15th arrondissement of Paris. Based on the Boulevard Saint-Michel, reached the street at the intersection of Maine Avenue Boulevard du Montparnasse. Beyond this intersection, extends rue de Vaugirard in the 15th arrondissement and ends up at Porte de Versailles.
If it is distinguished by its morphological character-way oriented north-south over most of its route, the rue Vaugirard is on the double meaning between the Place Paul Claudel and rue de Rennes. The story recounts the rue de Vaugirard once found himself on an old Roman road.
Rue de Vaugirard is the longest street in Paris since it has a length of 4360 meters. The street finds its beginning at No. 44 Boulevard Saint-Michel and ends at 1 Boulevard Lefebvre and No. 73 Boulevard Victor. In all likelihood, the name of the rue Vaugirard refers to a former municipality of Paris, also known as “Vaugirard”.
Many famous historical figures frequented the Rue de Vaugirard. Madame de La Fayette owned a hotel in this street, a hotel which became a place of rendezvous for gentlemen and ladies of the 17th century. Not far from the hotel found a home of Madame de Maintenon. No. 152 remained in the sculptor Raoul Lamourdedieu. The student residence owned Marist Fathers was at No. 104. It was a great school attended by French politicians, including Jean Guitton, François Mitterrand and Balladur.
Transfer to the rue de Vaugirard in Paris
Rue de Vaugirard is located 15.6 km from Orly Airport to 38.1 km from the airport Charles de Gaulle Airport and 95 km from Paris Beauvais airport.