History and visit the Avenue Gabriel in Paris
Gabriel Avenue is located in the 8th arrondissement of the French capital. She travels the Champs-Élysées and Faubourg du Roule. It begins at the Place de la Concorde and at 1, rue Boissy d’Anglas and ends at 2, avenue Matignon. It measures 700 meters long and 15 meters wide.
Tracing the part which lies between the Avenue Matignon and the Avenue de Marigny was made along the Avenue des Champs-Élysées in 1670. This part is called the Elysee avenue in 1722. Extensions were made to the Avenue de Marigny to the Place de la Concorde in 1818. Part of the Champs-Élysées was absorbed by the avenue. The name of the avenue was given in honor of the architect Ange-Jacques Gabriel who was the first architect of the King as the creator of the Place de la Concorde. Avenue Gabriel is decorated by grids that were placed in 1818.
The area occupied by even numbers Avenue Gabriel mainly houses mansions as Charost hotel or hotel Pontalba and Pillet-Will. The Elysée Palace is located in this park avenue with her in a half-moon. For cons, the area occupied by the odd numbers the edges of square houses of ambassadors, Marigny and the garden of the Elysee Champs-Élysées.
Avenue Gabriel has places of entertainment including square Marigny and the Espace Pierre Cardin. Hotel Residence Maxim’s de Paris is located in this street. Along this avenue, we can meet various restaurants as Lawrence, Potel et Chabot and the French Society of restoration.
Transfer to the Avenue Gabriel in Paris
Gabriel Avenue is located at a distance of 22.1 km from Orly Airport to 31.1 km from Charles de Gaulle Airport and 86.6 km from the airport of Beauvais.