Paris-Charles de Gaulle is France's largest airport and the termination to your flight to Paris. Located 25 km to the northeast of Paris near the village of Roissy-en-France the airport boasts two terminals that handle all international traffic. If your flight to Paris includes a connecting flight, the procedure for connecting depends on where you are flying to and from, and whether it is a ‘Schengen' or ‘non-Schengen' destination. Follow the signs marked Correspondances/Flight destinations. Your airline ticket states the arrival and departure terminals. When your flight is confirmed, follow the signs to your departure gate.
If you are lucky to get a cheap flight to Paris you will find that Paris offers an extensive and inexpensive local bus service that complements its Metro and RER express subway. You are able to access all major destinations using this efficient underground service. If you prefer driving, there are several vehicle rental agencies at either Charles De Gaulle Airport or Orly Airport. However, when booking your flight to Paris it is wise to book a vehicle rental as cheap car rentals can be booked online and collected upon arrival. A fun way to see Paris without the stress of driving is a coach tour of the city's main attractions.
It is difficult to mention Paris or a flight to Paris without conjuring up images of its Iron lady: The Eiffel Tower. She is the most famous landmark in Paris and the number one tourist attraction. From the top of The Arc de Triomphe visitors on flights to Paris are treated to a view of the city in all of its glory. At the Place de la Concorde, is the heart of Paris and a square filled with history, where a 3300 year-old monument: the Oblique, a gift from Egypt, proudly stands. If after purchasing your airfare to Paris there are extra coins to toss, seek out the Fontaine de Medicis a beautiful old fountain at the north end of the Palais de Luxembourg. Those interested in the macabre, visit the Pere-Lachaise cemetery and identify the graves of its famous residents one of whom is Edith Piaf.
Plan a flight to Paris for a shopping trip to the Capital of Fashion. Home to some of the world's top fashion designers: Chanel, Yves Saint-Laurent and Guerlain, a shopping trip here is every shopper's dream. Try flea marketing at Clignancourt's Marche aux Puces.
La Ville Lumiere Paris is world famous for its non-stop nightlife. From the Lido de Paris to the chilled intimacy of Caveau de Huchette, a small live jazz bar in the Latin Quarter, or a tourist trap like the Moulin Rouge, Paris has something to offer both those looking for a quiet drink and conversation and those wanting to dance the night away.
From La Tour D'Argent where you must have a reservation to Chez L'Ami Louis, gastronomical delights abound. Buy a ticket to Paris and see for yourself.
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