Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport
Aéroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport website
PARIS AIRPORTS FLIGHTS
Think of Paris and see what images cascade through your mind – chic cafes, broad boulevards, Seine riverboats, the Eiffel tower, Notre Dame Cathedral….Paris is the quintessential capital of romance and style, the home of chic.
transport:getting there and getting around
Charles de Gaulle airport is the main gateway to the country. France also boasts an impressive rail network. It will whisk you anywhere in the country and also to London, Amsterdam and Brussels. There are also ferries to the UK and Ireland.
Paris is a great walkers’ city and there’s always the metro if you get footsore or too hot. However, Paris is not cyclist-friendly. The river boats are most of a sightseeing vehicle than a means of transport.
Accommodation: from cheap stays to luxury resorts
Check on the internet for the range, location and cost of Paris hotels
The climate is temperate and Paris’s location in a basin gives it France’s lowest average rainfall. .
A love of celebration is part of the national character so there’s no shortage of events in Paris.
*Designers showcase their spring collection during Paris Fashion Week in early March.
*The grand event of the year is Bastille Day on 14 July. As the country’s national day, it’s a time for serious celebration with fireworks, parades and riotous street parties.
*November is the time of the Paris International Photo Fair.