Flights from Rome
Rome International Airport
Rome International Airport is also known as Rome Airport Fiumicino or Leonardo da Vinci Airport of Rome. This airport was Italy's first airport, and it is 16 miles southwest of Rome. Deals on air ticket prices for flights from Rome can be purchased on Orbitz.com, so you can save money on your trip.
Parking at the Airport
The airport offers short- and long-term parking for patrons. The cost to park is €2.50 for the first hour and €4.50 for two hours. The maximum is €24 per day. In the long-term lots, rates start at €18 per day up to the fifth day and cost €8 for each additional day. For terminals A and B, you can find parking for €1 for 30 minutes, €2.50 for an hour, and €3 per additional hour.
Transportation to and From the Airport
From the airport, it takes approximately 30 minutes by train to get to the center of Rome. Taxis, cars, and trains are all available at the airport. The train will cost approximately €11, and it leaves for Rome every 30 minutes. If you take the Metropolitan train, it will cost €5.50, plus €1 for a metro ticket.
International Airport Restaurants
Rome International Airport has many restaurants and coffee shops, including McDonald's, Harry's Bar, Ciao, Spizzico, Sandwich Café, Panoramic, and others. To find deals on flights from Rome on your next trip, visit Orbitz.com.
Flights to Tunis
Booking flights to Tunis is easy with Orbitz.com. Just enter your destination, and Orbitz will recommend flights that fit your needs. Tunis-Carthage Airport, also referred to as Tunis Airport or Carthage International Airport, is the main airport in Tunis and is considered to be the premier airport in the country. It is roughly four miles northeast of the city center. Among the airlines serving Tunis Airport are TunisAir, SevenAir, Nouvelair Tunisia and Tunisavia. Lufthansa and Air France are its major international carriers.
Transportation from the Airport
The SNT bus line provides an easy ride from the airport to the city center. Another bus line, the TUT, offers a more luxurious ride to and from the airport for a slightly higher fare. Car rental services can be booked right at the arrival hall. Arriving passengers can choose from Avis, Budget, Hertz and Sixt. Metered taxis are also available just outside the terminal. Make sure that the meter fare is turned on, otherwise you might pay extra.
Weather in Tunis
The climate of Tunis is typical of the Mediterranean: It's warm and dry during the summer and cold and wet during winter or rainy season. Summer temperatures, especially from April to August, can reach 40 degrees Celsius, but the cool breeze coming from the sea can ease the heat. November through March is the best time to visit the city, as the heat dissipates during these months. A holiday weather planner can be useful before you check into the city.
Major Attractions of Tunis
Most travelers in Tunis visit the medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The medina of Tunis comprises of about 700 ancient monuments, mosques, mausoleums, fountains and madrasas that date back to as early as 723 AD. Other major attractions in the city are the Bardo Museum, the ruins of Carthage and the many cathedrals and mosques. Check budget flights to Tunis with Orbitz.com, and discover the ancient history of this fascinating city.
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