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Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle

The Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport, sometimes called the CDG or the Roissy Airport, is one of the world's busiest primary aviation centers, as well as France's largest international airport. It is named after Charles de Gaulle, who is the founder of the French Fifth Republic. The airport serves as a principal hub for Air France, as well as a European hub for Delta Airlines. The CDH has three passenger terminals, along with many commercial facilities that are used by visitors and passengers. The airport is also well connected to central Paris and other major cities in France, through its highly-developed ground transportation.

Where to go

Eiffel Tower – the Eiffel Tower is the most iconic structure in the country. It is located on the Champ de Mars in Paris, named after the engineer Alexandre Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. It is the tallest structure in Paris and the most-visited monument in the world; with some 6.9 million visitors in 2011. The tower received its 250th million visitor in 2010. The tower has three levels for visitors, with restaurants on the first and second. The third level observatory's upper platform is some 906 feet above the ground, the highest point accessible to the public in the European Union. The climb from the ground to the first level is over 300 steps, as is the walk from the first to the second level.

Louvre Museum – the Louvre Museum, or simply Louvre, is one of the world's largest museums and a historic monument in Paris. It is a central landmark of the city, containing some 35,000 objects from prehistory up to the 21st century. Its land area of over 60,000 square meters is filled with exhibits and wondrous architecture.

Vienna (Austria) – Vienna is the capital and the largest city of Austria, and one of the nine states in the country. Vienna is a primary city and a global urban metro with a population of about 1.8 million. It is the country's cultural, economic, and political centre, and the 7th largest city by population in the European Union. When in Vienna, take the opportunity to roam and check out the sites and the scenes that has made the city what it is today. See the city's Hall of Government, the St. Stephen's Cathedral, the famous state opera, the Kunsthistorisches Museum, and many others. See the art too, and listen to the people tell stories about their beloved city – especially its music.

Brussels (Belgium) - Brussels is the capital and largest city of Belgium, which is also known as the 'de facto' capital of the European Union. It has grown immensely from being a 10th-century fortress town founded by a descendant of Charlemagne into a sizeable city that is now filled with 1.8 million people. It is a major center for international politics, as well major city in the country. When in Brussels, make sure to see the the Floral carpet at the Grand Palace, the Brussels City Hall, Cinquantenaire Park, the St. Michael and St. the Congress Column, and the Royal Palace of Brussels.

Dubai (UAE) – Dubai is the most populous emirate and city of the United Arab Emirates, and the second largest emirate by size after the capital, Abu Dhabi. Dubai is located on the south-east coast of the Persian Gulf and is one of the seven emirates that make up the country. It has become a global city and business hub of the Persian Gulf region, and is a major transport hub for both cargo and passengers. When in Dubai, visit the Burj Khalifa, the World, the Palm Jumeirah (try skydiving!), the Dubai Museum, and many others.

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) – another risen and awakened giant today, Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur is halfway traditional and halfway modern. It is a city with a skyline of skyscrapers, mogul domes, and colorful food-stall lined streets, while below, a leafy archway of banyan and rain trees put up a natural shade when the sun is at its full glare. Visit the city and check out the Petronas, the twin towers of Malaysia, sample the gastronomy that is mainly made up of Asian cuisines, and stay in the rich hotels at the center.

How to get out

The Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport is Paris' main gateway and its busiest port. It receives more than 60 million passengers each year, making it one of the busiest airports in the world. Airlines that travel to the airport include Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air France, Aeromexico, Air China, Air Malta, Air Serbia, American Airlines, and many others.

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