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French Vocabulary

Paris Métro Stations Pronunciation – Line Seven – La Courneuve – 8 Mai 1945 – Villejuif – Louis Aragon

Camille Chevalier-Karfis By Camille Chevalier-Karfis on November 2, 2017
Paris Métro Line 7 Stations Pronunciation

Learn the pronunciation of the stations located on the Paris subway line number seven: “La Courneuve – 8 Mai 1945 – Villejuif – Louis Aragon” + tips on how to ride French subway cars with multiple destinations. What should you do if you take the wrong direction on the Paris métro? Don’t panic, it’s an easy fix!

1 – The Paris Subway –  Line Seven

The line number seven of the Paris subway system is among the longest, with 38 stops. The line separates into two different directions after the “Maison Blanche” station, one direction going towards “Mairie d’Ivry”, the other one going towards “Villejuif”.

So, if you are going to a station located on either one of these directions, you have to make sure you are aboard the right train. The info is located on the side of the train, and also inside the train. If in doubt, just ask one of your fellow passengers: “ce train va bien à Mairie d’Ivry / Villejuif ?” – now that you have access to the right pronunciation of the station, this shouldn’t be a problem!

If you are going to a station on the Mairie d’Ivry line, and are in the wrong train, just get off at any station up to Maison Blanche, stay on the platform and wait for the next train: it should be going to the other direction (make sure you check!). If you realise you are in a train going to the wrong direction after Maison Blanche, you will need to back-track to Maison Blanche (follow the direction “La Courneuve”) and then board the right train.

2 – Carte du Métro – Ligne Sept

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3 – French Subway Stations Pronunciation – Ligne 7

  1. La Courneuve – 8 Mai 1945
  2. Fort d’Aubervilliers
  3. Aubervilliers – Pantin – Quatre Chemins
  4. Porte de la Villette
  5. Corentin Cariou
  6. Crimée
  7. Riquet
  8. Stalingrad
  9. Louis Blanc
  10. Château-Landon
  11. Gare de l’Est
  12. Poissonnière
  13. Cadet
  14. Le Peletier
  15. Chaussée d’Antin – La Fayette
  16. Opéra
  17. Pyramides
  18. Palais Royal – Musée du Louvre
  19. Pont Neuf
  20. Châtelet
  21. Pont Marie
  22. Sully – Morland
  23. Jussieu
  24. Place Monge
  25. Censier – Daubenton
  26. Les Gobelins
  27. Place d’Italie
  28. Tolbiac
  29. Maison Blanche
  30. Porte d’Italie
  31. Porte de Choisy
  32. Porte d’Ivry
  33. Pierre et Marie Curie
  34. Mairie d’Ivry
  35. Le Kremlin – Bicêtre
  36. Villejuif – Léo Lagrange
  37. Villejuif – Paul Vaillant – Couturier
  38. Villejuif – Louis Aragon

4 – Paris Métro Tip 7

The Paris métro stations are announced by a loud speaker, and there are also maps on the walls where you can check your itinerary. Some are electric and you will see the next stations lit-up.

It’s always a good idea to check with the map that you are actually going in the right direction!

If you are on a line which has several destinations, such as line number 7, the loud speaker will also announce the direction of that specific train. It will do so at the last station before the fork.

If you are not going to right direction, don’t panic! Just get off at the next stop, and follow the sign showing the first station name of the direction you need to go to.

No need to buy a new métro ticket, you can change direction, and make multiple connections with the same ticket. Your ticket is valid until you exit the subway doors.


5 – Learn the Pronunciation of the Paris Métro Stations

  1. Métro Line 1 French Pronunciation
  2. Métro Line 2 French Pronunciation
  3. Métro Line 3 French Pronunciation
  4. Métro Line 4 French Pronunciation
  5. Métro Line 5 French Pronunciation
  6. Métro Line 6 French Pronunciation
  7. Métro Line 7 French Pronunciation
  8. Métro Line 8 French Pronunciation
  9. Métro Line 9 French Pronunciation
  10. Métro Line 10 French Pronunciation
  11. Métro Line 11 French Pronunciation
  12. Métro Line 12 French Pronunciation
  13. Métro Line 13 French Pronunciation
  14. Métro Line 14 French Pronunciation

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