Ancient gate in the
fortifications leading for the road to Orléans, it is the
southest gate of Paris. It is here that tanks of the 2nd armed
division came in to free Paris on August 25th 1944. General Leclerc
entered by Porte
in his scout-car, to defeat General Von Choltitz. The avenue from
Porte d'Orleans to Alesia and Denfert Rochereau keeps his
The street of Père
Corentin, formerly calles
way (map of 1730), take
it's name from Father Corentin (1894-1944), patriot killed by the
Germans on Aug. 28th 1944 in his covent of
At the end of that streets, stands the
depot of line 38. You can't visit it, but you can always try to meet
The Crêperie (take-away pan-cakes) at crossroad
avenue du Général Leclerc... just beside our terminal: The
biggest pan-cakes of Paris! We often go there for our break-lunch time ;-)
and also the delicious french bakery Thévenin.
DRAGOON restaurant. A small place for chineese and thai meals, really
good ones... The very kind owner welcomes you with a large smile always.
Go at 115 avenue du Général Leclerc (20 m of the terminal...)
Hotel Virgina A very nice and friendly hostel to
stay if you're visiting Paris! Bus 38 stops right at hotel's door...
Here starts the highway (A6) to south
of France. You'll also find many buses to ride in Paris : The "PC" which
is riding all around the city, and the 28, 38, 68 riding downtown. Also
many buses to the southern suburbs. ...to know more
terminal is also very close to the
Parc Montsouris: A very beautiful parc to spend some
relax time. You don't feel your in the city anymore!!.