Paris - A Dream Holiday Destination
With cheap flights to Paris now readily available , it's easy to get your airline tickets to Paris, and explore this dream holiday destination. Paris has two major international airports: Roissy-Charles de Gaulle and Orly.
Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport is 15 miles northeast of central Paris and is the second busiest airport in Europe after London.
Orly Airport is smaller and several degrees less frenetic than Charles de Gaulle Airport. Hosting around 30 airlines, Orly handles mostly domestic and European flights. Located just 10 miles south of Paris.
Both airports have trains and bus services , as well as taxis and shuttles, that get you to your central Paris destination. Your Paris hotels and accommodation can be booked through our online booking service, or contact us us for any of your travel requirements.
Paris Landmarks and Sights
Paris situated on the river Seine, is the most visited city in the world. As one of the world's leading cultural centres, the city contains thousands of historical monuments, and some of the grandest museums and galleries. Many of these sights are free. Explore the line of monuments beginning with the Louvre and continuing through the Tuileries Gardens, the Champs-Élysées, and the Napoleonic Arc de Triomphe. The Louvre is one of the world's largest and most famous museums, containing many works of art, including the Mona Lisa. There is free entry to the Louvre on the first Sunday of every month.
Some of the most famous Parisian landmarks are the 12th-century cathedral Notre Dame de Paris and the 19th-century Eiffel Tower. Disneyland Paris is another major tourist attraction for visitors, as is the Palace of Versailles, known for its magnificence and splendour. A boat trip down the river Seine is a great way to see many of the sites, as you float past.
If you love antiques and all things old, you can't miss the great flea markets in Paris, one of the most famous being Les Puces de Saint-Ouen, but known to everyone as Les Puces (The Fleas). Another one of the last great authentic French markets is the Marché d’Aligre. As well there are the open air food markets, with fresh and enticing produce, that are an important part of normal Parisian life.
While in Paris you must try the French pastries and bagueetes, gelato and ice cream, wine and champagne, cheeses, escargot, the list goes on . Eating well is part of French life. Explore the patisseries and brasseries and enjoy genuine French cuisine.
Transport in Paris
The Métro is Paris' most important transportation system, and there are various rail passes available. Parisians also use a bike hiring system called Vélib'. Thousands of public bicycles are found throughout the city at parking stations, just keep coins handy to hire them.