Private van pick up at Orly airport to Rue du Four in Paris


History and visit the Rue du Four in Paris

In the sixth arrondissement of Paris is the Rue du Four. It measures 442 meters from Boulevard St-Germain to the junction of the Red Cross. The origin of its name comes from the oven to the abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, where the inhabitants were required to bake their bread in fine. The Abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Prés is a monastery founded in the reign of Childebert I to 543. It is dedicated to the first bishop of Paris Saint-Germain named.

A church was built at this time to the duties of the monastery and is one of the oldest religious buildings in Paris. She wore formerly known as St. Vincent and St. Croix, represented as their robes. Initially it was a cross that was brought by Saint-Germain of his campaign against the Visigoths. She was placed in the temple in his memory. Since the body of Saint-Germain was exhumed and placed in the church in 754, it was called the church of Saint-Germain-des-Prés.

Rue du Four Sauval was called from 1551. It owes its name to a lawyer called Sauval which forced the monks to pave the streets, because people complained of it. From the Parisian bourgeoisie and the son of merchant Sauval was born in 1623 and died March 24, 1676. The monks of the monastery appealed to him when they met some problems with the Collège des Quatre-Nations. Sauval consultant lawyer was not only Parliament but also a writer. He wrote with talent a book on the history of Paris that he published.

Transfer to the Rue du Four in Paris
Rue du Four is located 19 km from Orly airport, 38 km from Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport and 113 km from Beauvais Airport


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