Flights from Paris
Airports in Paris
Booking flights from Paris is easy when you use Orbitz.com. You can look for flights leaving whenever you want, and you can search for flights to almost anywhere in the world. The two major airports that serve the city are Charles de Gaulle Airport and Paris-Orly Airport. Paris-Orly handles a wide variety of domestic and international flights, including those from Air France, British Airways, EasyJet, Syrian Air, Twin Jet, and many more. Charles de Gaulle handles a larger number of flights, particularly international flights. It is approximately 16 miles from Paris, while Paris-Orly Airport is less than 10 miles from the city.
Parking at the Airports
Charles de Gaulle Airport has three terminals, and each terminal has its own parking area. When you drive into the airport, look for signs for P1, P2, or P3. These signs indicate the parking areas, and each sign matches the terminal of the same number. Parking costs around $9 for each hour or $40 for the entire day. Long-term parking is also available for a set price of around $30 per day. Paris-Orly Airport has seven designated parking areas, and you will pay around $30 per day for long-term parking or around $35 per day for short-term parking.
Transportation to the Airports
Paris has its own light-rail system, which you can take to either airport if you do not want to drive. The system drops you off near the main entrance to both airports. Charles de Gaulle Airport also has its own shuttle system that takes you to the air ticket counter and around the airport.
Charles de Gaulle Airport has several restaurants where you can get a meal or a cup of coffee while waiting for your flight, including McDonald's, France Cafe Express, and Columbus Cafe. The Destination Cafe, La Brasserie, and Paul offer drinks, snacks, and meals at Paris-Orly. When you use Orbitz.com to find deals and cheap flights from Paris, you might find that one airport is more convenient than the other.
Flights to Nice
Nice Côte d'Azur International Airport
Orbitz.com helps you find the cheapest flights to Nice and the rest of the Mediterranean coast. When flying into Nice, France, you will land at Nice Côte d'Azur International Airport, which is located about four miles (seven kilometers) from the center of the city. The airport is also within easy reach of Monaco and Cannes. Airlines served by Nice Côte d'Azur International Airport include Air France, Air Berlin, Iberia Airlines, Lufthansa, Alitalia, American Airlines, Easyjet, Virgin Airlines, Sterling Airlines, BLU Express, and German Wings.
Transportation Into Nice
You can take a bus directly into Nice from the airport for about €4. Taxi stands are located at both terminals, and a taxi ride into Nice typically costs between €22 and €32. Some local hotels provide free shuttle buses directly from the airport to your hotel in Nice. The airport also has a helicopter service to Monaco and express regional trains into Nice and other nearby cities. You can also book a car rental through Orbitz.com before boarding your flight to Nice or arrange a car at the airport once you arrive.
Nice Weather and Climate
The mild Mediterranean climate of Nice makes it an ideal destination year round. Winter temperatures typically stay between 50 to 60 degrees Fahrenheit during the day and dip into the 40s at night. During the summer months, temperatures range from 68 degrees Fahrenheit to above 86 degrees Fahrenheit. Rainfall is rare, especially in the summer months.
Visiting Nice and the French Riviera
Most visitors to Nice head to the beach, especially in the area known as the Bay of the Angels. Tourist season is considered May through October. The shoulder seasons of April and November are cheaper, and savvy vacation planners who visit during these months can often enjoy the beaches without the crowds common during the summer. When not on the beach, seek out fine dining, shopping, and the city's 19th century opera house in Old Nice. Find budget flights to Nice any time of year at Orbitz.com, and plan your perfect vacation on the French Riviera.
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