LA ROUTE BLEUE RN7 PARIS
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The Route Nationale 7, also known as the Route Bleue, is a famous French road stretching 995 km from Paris through Lyon and Nice to Menton on the Italian border. It has a historical status as the Route des vacances/Route Soleil and is associated with romance and nostalgia. Charles Trenet even sang about it in 1956. The Plaque Michelin -PARIS N7- is an exact replica of the impressive sign hanging in Le Coudray-Montceaux since May 10, 1932. The replica is of the highest quality, fully handmade and hand-painted, and even has an authentic font. It comes with a Vinsign certificate, a unique production number, and a luxurious postcard with a photo and description of the original.
The National Route 7, also known as the Route Bleue, is considered the queen of the French highways. It was commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1811 as the Route Impériale, which connected Paris to Rome. Later, in 1824, it was renamed the National Route 7 and extended from Paris through Lyon and Nice to Menton on the Italian border, covering a distance of 995 km.
The RN7 is often associated with the glamorous Côte d’Azur, a popular vacation destination, as it leads travelers from the busy Parisian region to this stunning coastal area. The Route Bleue, as it’s also known, is an embodiment of romance, nostalgia, and historical significance, making it a beloved vacation route for generations.
The Route Bleue has been immortalized in song by Charles Trenet in 1956, further adding to its reputation as the Route des Vacances (Vacation Route) or Route Soleil (Sunshine Route).
The Plaque Michelin -PARIS N7- is an exact replica of the impressive signboard that has been hanging on Avenue Charles de Gaulle in Le Coudray-Montceaux, Îlle de France, since May 10, 1932. The reproduction consists of six plates of the highest quality, entirely handmade and hand-painted, using the original font. Even the backside of the plaque is a work of art.
Each Plaque Michelin -PARIS N7- comes with a Vinsign certificate, a unique production number, and a luxurious postcard with a photo and description of the original signboard. It’s a true collector’s item and a perfect way to bring a piece of French history and nostalgia to your home.