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 Turin
Turin Caselle Airport
Torino, or Turin, is a city in northern Italy with a rich cultural history. It is simple to book flights to Torino with Orbitz.com. Torino's main gateway is the Turin Caselle Airport. The airport is inside the town of Caselle and is connected to Torino through the motorway. Turin Caselle Airport is 15 km, or nine miles, from the city center of Torino. The airport received massive renovations for the 1990 FIFA World Cup and again in 2005 for the Winter Olympics. Turin Airport received the ACI Europe Best Airport Awards in 2007 and 2008. Travelers coming from Rome and Naples can book flights on major international carriers such as Lufthansa, Air France and Alitalia. Other airlines that provides service to the airport include Air One, British Airways, Belle Air, RyanAir and Luxair.
Transportation from the Airport
A railway station is located just 150 meters from the terminal, with a train running every 30 minutes to Turin GTT Dora Railway Station. The DoraFly bus takes passengers to the Porta Susa FS Station, the TorinoMetro and to the city centre. The SADEM bus service also operates from the airport to the city centre in around 45 minutes. Those who want to go to the Olympic Mountains can reserve seats to the airport's bus charter. You can make reservations with Orbitz.com or through the airport's website. Travelers can also ride a public taxi located at the exit in the Arrival level or hire a car through the rental companies located near the exit of the arrival area.
Weather in Torino
Torino enjoys a more continental climate rather than a Mediterranean climate. Summers can be warm but not hot, while winters are cold but not harsh. Summer temperatures often average 27 degrees Celsius, while temperatures during the winter months of January and February can drop to negative three degrees Celsius. Spring and autumn bring rain. Packing a holiday planner can help you note and remember the quite unpredictable weather in Torino
Major Attractions in Torino
The city is not as popular as Rome or Florence, but it boasts pleasant villas, scenic views of the Italian Alps and examples of Baroque architecture. It is the home of the renowned Turin Shroud, or Duomo di San Giovanni, a controversial relic that is stored in a vault underneath Turin's Cathedral. Palazzo Reale is a grand declaration of the city's royal history. Other notable buildings include the Palazzo Cavour, Palazzo Madama and the Santuario della Consolata. Budget flights to Torino can be scheduled with Orbitz.com.
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