Why You Should Visit Paris Charles de Gaulle
Paris Charles de Gaulle is the primary airport serving Paris situated around 25 km from the city and handles a large number of flights from all around the globe. The city of Paris is one of the world’s most sought-after travel destinations known for its beautiful architecture, world-class shopping and unrivaled cultural institutions. Any visit to Paris would not be complete without visiting some of its most iconic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower or the Louvre museum, while there are also plenty of excellent museums exploring everything from French history to ancient art. Paris is also a very vibrant city where you will find many exciting events and festivals going on throughout the year such as the Bastille Day celebrations in July or the outdoor cinema festival Cinema en Plein Air. After a day exploring everything that Paris has to offer, you can enjoy some famous Parisian cuisine in the city boasting the second largest number of Michelin Star restaurants in the world. For more information read our guide on the top attractions and things to do in Paris.
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Arriving In Paris Charles de Gaulle
Charles de Gaulle International Airport consists of three passenger terminals and offers a wide array of amenities and facilities to meet your needs. When you have arrived at the airport there are a number of ways to travel into central Paris including by bus and train if you don’t want to pay for a private taxi. During your time at the airport you can browse through many different shops including duty-free stores or enjoy a meal or a quick drink at a cafe or restaurant, while the airport also provides travelers with complimentary Wi-Fi.
Those looking to catch flights from the UAE to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport will be able to make the journey directly out of Abu Dhabi or Dubai. If you are traveling from Dubai you can catch flights with Air France and Emirates, while those based in Abu Dhabi will be able to make the journey with Etihad Airways.
Paris Charles de Gaulle Travel Information
France is part of the Schengen Area so as a UAE national you will be able to travel to the country without needing a visa. The weather in Paris can be pleasantly warm during the summer with average highs in the mid-20s, but be prepared for the cold over the winter when temperatures drop rapidly. If you are looking for your own vehicle during your visit you will find a large number of car rental companies in Paris..
* This information is correct as of October 2017
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