Flights to Paris: need to know
Cheap airline tickets to Paris
There is a saying that Paris is never a bad idea. We couldn’t agree more! Start planning your vacation in the French capital with cheap flights to Paris. Most flights onboard Air France, United Airlines, US Airways and Delta Air Lines will arrive to either Charles de Gaulle (CDG) or Orly (ORY).
When to book the cheapest flights to Paris
Paris, thanks to its located between the coast of Brittany and the Alsace mountains, sees less rain than any other part of the country. That being said, you can get caught by a downpour at just about any time of the year, even summer! Book your flight tickets to Paris at least 5-6 months in advance for the cheapest fares.Peak season: Summer is the most popular time to visit.Low season: Winter.
A flight to Paris from New York takes 7 hours and 35 minutes.
Experience Paris: sights, tours and activities
Paris is a city of superlatives. It probably has the most familiar landmarks than any other city in the world, making it one of Europe’s top destinations. Make sure you seek out Notre Dame, the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe but don’t miss the city’s avenues and backstreets which will always offer visitors are more intimate experience of Parisian life.
Essentials in Paris
Eiffel Tower: Today the Eiffel Tower is a symbol for the city and the country but Gustave Eiffel never meant for it to be permanent. It was built as part of the 1889 World Fair. Luckily the world loved it and the city decided to keep it.
Louvre Museum: The Louvre has been a national museum since 1793 and today houses one of the most important art collections in the world including masterpieces like the Mona Lisa, Michelangelo’s Dying Slave and Winged Victory of Samothrace.
Galeries Lafayette: When in Paris… do as the Parisians do, shop! Galeries Lafayette is the city’s most popular department store, and of the oldest. Take in a fashion show at the shop’s own catwalk and enjoy the panoramic views of the city from the rooftop (it’s free!).
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Hotels and accommodation in Paris
Parisian hotels tend to be smaller than what you’re probably used to at home but the good thing is, you probably won’t be spending too much time at your hotel with so much to see and do. Book your hotels early for the best rates.