Why You Should Visit Paris Orly
Paris Orly is the secondary airport in Paris located around 13 km from the city center. France’s busiest domestic airport, Paris Orly also handles a range of flights mainly from European destinations for those looking to visit the capital and experience all the wonders it has to offer. Home to some of the world’s most famous attractions such as the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre, Paris is a vibrant and multicultural city where travelers of all tastes can find something memorable. Be sure to visit some of the city’s world-class museums and art galleries like the Louvre and the Musee d’Orsay, or see for yourself some of the instantly-recognizable landmarks in Paris like the Arc de Triopmhe, the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Palace of Versailles. Paris is also known as a leading center of fashion and boasts an incredible range of shops – take a walk down the famous Champs Elysees and also enjoy a coffee at an authentic French café.
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Arriving In Paris Orly
Paris Orly Airport is comprised of two passenger terminals and is situated just 13 km away from Paris. When you have landed at the airport there are plenty of ways to travel into Paris including by bus or light rail for those who would rather use public transport. Inside the airport you will be able to enjoy all of the essential amenities you would expect including retail and duty free shopping and a number of eateries and cafes.
If you are looking to book flights from the UAE to Paris Orly you will not be able to make the journey directly as no airlines currently operating nonstop flights from the UAE. However, it is possible to fly directly to the primary airport in Paris, Charles de Gaulle Airport, with flights available from both Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
Paris Orly Travel Information
As France is within the Schengen Area there is no need to worry about applying for a visa if you are a UAE national. In Paris you can expect warm and sunny summers with average highs of up to 25 degrees, although you will need to pack plenty of warm clothing with you if you are visiting over the winter when temperatures can drop rapidly. Travelers interested in having a vehicle during your visit to Paris will find many leading car rental agencies operating at Paris Orly Airport, while those who won’t be driving can rely on the city’s extensive public transport network to get around.
* This information is correct as of October 2017
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