Closest Metro Station to la Grande Arche de la Défense

By | July 18, 2011 | in Attractions

Google Map of Grande Arche

There are a few choices to get to the Grand Arch as La Défense is a major business district. The closest Paris Metro station to the Grand Arch in La Défense is La Défense on Metro line 1. Because of the importance of the region, it is a well serviced with the tramway (T2), SNCF Trains (intercity trains, 2 different lines) and the RER A.

Grande Arche de la Fraternité, La Défense - Paris

(Photo taken by Andrea T.)

At La Défense, you will find the largest mall in Paris, Les Quatres Temps. It has a wide range of stores from women’s clothing, sports and outdoor goods to DIY stores.

La Défense is located northwest of Paris. It’s on the outskirts of the City of Paris but falls under the Ile-de-France and straddles the municipalities of Courbevoie, Puteaux and Nanterre.

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Closest Metro Station to la Grande Arche de la Défense was last modified: October 28th, 2019 by Ben