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 Palermo
Orbitz.com can assist you with booking cheap flights to Palermo, a popular international destination. Falcone-Borsellino Airport is the major airport catering to the Palermo area. It is located 22 miles west of the city and is one of the busiest airports in Italy. Falcone-Borsellino Airport serves over four million passengers each year. The airport is named after Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino, two antimafia judges that lived in Palermo. The airport is a base for Air Berlin, Air Dolomiti, Air One, Alitalia, Blue Panorama Airline, Jetairfly, and Lufthansa.
Transportation in Palermo
The airport offers several modes of transportation for travelers. Taxis, shuttle buses, and rental cars are available. A taxi ride from the airport into the center of Palermo will cost around 35 Euros, with the trip taking approximately 45 minutes. Some taxi drivers are willing to negotiate fares, however. The Prestia e Comande Bus runs every 55 minutes to and from the airport. A ticket costs six euros each way. Car-rental companies are available at the arrivals hall.
Weather in Palermo
Palermo has a mild coastal climate yea- round. Winters are wet with frequent showers. Temperatures average in the mid 50s during winter. Summers tend to be hot and dry, with temperatures averaging in the high to mid 80s. Spring is mild and cool, with temperatures averaging in the high 70s. Fall is a good time to visit, because it is not to hot or cool. Temperatures average in the low 70s.
Attractions in Palermo
Palermo offers a variety of exciting attractions for visitors. The Teatro Massimo, Italy's largest indoor theater, offers seasonal performances from November to May. The Modern Art Gallery offers exhibits paintings and sculptures from past to present. Palermo is also home to several outdoor markets. To take advantage of all that the area has to offer, visit Orbitz.com to book a cheap flight to Palermo.
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