Metro line 6 in Paris is the sixth busiest line on the network. It offers unique views of several monuments…
28 stations. 13.6 kilometers long
Paris metro line 6 follows a semi-circular route to the south of the city on the old outer boulevards, between the Charles de Gaulle – Étoile stations to the west and Nation to the east. its charm and appeal. It is a line that is touristic because of the many Parisian monuments that run along it and includes 28 stations. 13.6 kilometers long, 6.1 kilometers of which are overhead, i.e. 45% of its route, and equipped with rubber-tyred equipment since 1974, this line is one of the most pleasant on the Paris metro, thanks to the many views, sometimes exceptional, which it offers on several major monuments and landscapes of the capital.
Unique views of several monuments
With just over one hundred million passengers in 2004, it is the network’s sixth busiest line. It offers unique views of several monuments. From the Pont de Bir-Hakeim, one can make out the Eiffel Tower dominating the Seine, the Palais de Chaillot, the bell tower of the Saint-Augustin church, the top of the glass roof of the Grand Palais, the Montparnasse tower, the dome of the Invalides and the Butte Montmartre on the horizon on one side, on the other the house of Radio France, the Île aux Cygnes and the Beaugrenelle district. Before the Cambronne station, you can see the Invalides for a few seconds, before finding them near the Sèvres-Lecourbe station, where you can see the perspective of the avenue de Breteuil on the Invalides before plunging back underground. To the east, during the aerial route, we can make out the Ministry of Finance and the Paris-Bercy sports center as well as the François-Mitterrand library and, in the distance, the apse of Notre-Dame cathedral.