Paris metro line 7 map
Beware of Pickpockets
Pickpockets are unfortunately very well implemented on the Parisian metro network. Around 100 new snatching cases are held by the police in Paris every day. That doesn’t mean that you should be worried nor avoid taking the metro, but you should be extremely careful, more than you usually are. Having a wallet or a phone stolen while traveling on a metro line in Paris without noticing it on the moment, is something that happens many times a day, so you should take your precautions to not be the next victim. The parisian police highly recommends to travel with anti-theft bags. Those bags are manufactured in a way that it makes it very different to open them quickly to take what is inside. Therefore, it is extremely difficult for the pickpockets to deal with those bags. Different sizes are available, from the backpacks (available here), to the handbags (here is how it looks like) or shoulder bags (example here).
Paris Metro 7
Line 7 of the parisian metro links the city of La Courneuve in the northeast suburbs to the cities of Ivry and Villejuif in the southeast suburbs of Paris, through the city center and the Louvre Museum.
Inaugurated in 1910, it is the third most-used line of the parisian metro network, with more than 130,000,000 passengers every year. With a length of 18 kilometers and 38 stations, it is also one of the longest metro line in Paris.
Tourist attractions on Paris metro line 7
The main utility of Paris metro 7 is to allow people from the northern and southern suburbs of the French capital to reach the center of Paris. However, 2 important art places are located on the line.
- The Louvre Museum, the most-visited art museum in the world, where the Mona Lisa and other major paintings are exposed, is served by metro station Palais Royal – Musée du Louvre.
- The Paris Opera is located on Paris metro 7, station is named Opéra. Ballet and opera classics are played there every week.
Paris metro line 7 stations
Line 7 of the metro of Paris offers different utilities. It serves interesting artistic monuments, important interchange stations, and a major train station.
- Gare de l’Est station is connected to Gare de l’Est train station, where you can take a train to the east of France or to Germany.
- Opéra metro station serves the Opera of Paris, and is connected by tunnels to Auber metro and RER station.
- Palais Royal – Musée du Louvre is located next to the Louvre Museum, where the Mona Lisa is exposed.
- Châtelet is connected to Châtelet – Les Halles metro and RER station, which forms the biggest metro station in the world. Located in the exact center of Paris, it offers excellent connections to many other metro lines.
Paris metro line 7 is connected to the following metro lines
- Metro 2 and metro 5 at Stalingrad.
- Metro 7 bis at Louis Blanc.
- Metro 4, metro 5 and RER E at Gare de l’Est.
- Metro 9 at Chaussée d’Antin – La Fayette.
- Metro 3, metro 8 and RER A at Opéra.
- Metro 14 at Pyramides.
- Metro 1 at Palais Royal – Musée du Louvre.
- Metro 1, metro 4, metro 11, metro 14, RER A, RER B and RER D at Châtelet.
- Metro 10 at Jussieu.
- Metro 5 and metro 6 at Place d’Italie.
The price of a metro ticket is €2.10. T-ticket is valid for 1 journey between 2 stations only, you cannot use it again after exiting the metro of Paris. You can find more details on the website of RATP.
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Paris metro line 7 schedule
Paris metro 7 runs every day of the week including saturdays and sundays. It runs every 1 to 12 minutes on weekdays, and every 4 to 13 minutes on weekends.
The first metro leaves stations La Courneuve – 8 Mai 1945 and Mairie d’Ivry / Villejuif – Louis Aragon at 5:28 in both directions every day, including weekends.
The last metro leaves stations La Courneuve – 8 Mai 1945 and Mairie d’Ivry / Villejuif – Louis Aragon in both directions at 0:27 every day during the week, and at 1:27 on saturdays and sundays.