A spur-of-the-moment trip to Paris has you saying “Oui, oui” faster than you can pop the cork off of a 1960 Bordeaux. Which is to say, tres fast. And we haven’t even mentioned the fresh baguettes yet.
Hop on one of the cheapest lastminute.com.au Paris flights, and your budget for chocolate crepes and macarons will still be intact. Yummm…macarons. BRB, just popping out to the bakery.
Getting Around Paris
Flights to Paris land at Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG), one of the largest airports in the world. Not that size matters. Ahem. You can travel the 35km to the centre of Paris by shuttle, train, bus or taxi. Once you’re settled into your room, get around Paris via metro, taxi or bike.
When You Land…
Put down your bags at an accommodation in Paris and then put your GPS to work (though we have to admit, Paris is one of the best cities to get lost in). You never know when you might stumble upon a brick of brie so perfect it could (and will) make you cry. Get yourself together, though. You’re in public and you’re embarrassing yourself.
If you arrive in the morning, make your first stop the Champs-Elysees, where you can earn an Olympic medal in shopping and eating. “Ladies and Gentlemen, taking the gold in fastest ham and cheese baguette consumption is…”
When your plane lands at dusk, there’s only one place to be: In front of the Eiffel Tower as its twinkling lights turn on and light up the slate-coloured sky.
Live Like a Local
Once you’ve taken your picture in front of the Arc de Triomphe and seen the Mona Lisa, get off the beaten path for a minute. Cheap flights to Paris leave you with plenty of cash to burn, after all. Go on a “Sewers of Paris Tour” (really) or visit the French Statue of Liberty along the Seine.
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