Arrive in Cape Town – the gateway to some of South Africa’s most beautiful natural wonders – ready for adventure, when you book 5-star flights from Paris to Cape Town with Qatar Airways. Enjoy a luxury journey that reaches the highest standards of excellence, on board a 5-star Qatar Airways flight, where you can enjoy the latest in-flight entertainment, exquisite cuisine and award-winning service delivered by our cabin crew.
Cape Town is one of South Africa’s three key cities, a destination that is famous for its stunning and dramatic natural surroundings. The centre of the city – known as the City Bowl – is surrounded by sheer cliffs, including the famous flat-top peak of Table Mountain. If you love nature, Cape Town is a remarkable place to visit, but this metropolis is also an important business centre, as well as offering tourist plenty of cultural and historical attractions.
Just 14 miles northeast of Paris is Charles de Gaulle International Airport, France’s largest air hub and one of the most important international travel points in Europe. In 2015 it was awarded the Skytrax award for the World’s most improved airport, and its airport shopping facilities and services are rated in the top five and top 10 in the world respectively.
Combined with outstanding transportation connecting it to the French capital and excellent levels of services, Charles de Gaulle International Airport is among the best in the world.
Transportation and parking
Transport to and from the airport is excellent, with a network of trains, buses, and underground services connecting the airport to the capital. The SNCF main line station at Paris CDG is called Aeroport Charles de Gaulle 2 TGV and is located between terminals 2C-2D and 2E-2F. The airport is also linked by the RER B service to Paris and the suburbs.
This service runs to and from Aeroport Charles de Gaulle 1, which is closest to Terminals 1 and 3. A fleet of taxis is available around the clock, and limousines are also available for pre-booking. Passengers flying from Paris with Qatar Airways should park in the car parks closest to Terminal 1. Long-stay parking is located opposite Terminals 1 and 3.
Arriving at Charles de Gaulle International Airport
Passengers flying from Paris with Qatar Airways will depart from Terminal 1. Head for the Departure level on level 3. An on-line check in service is available. Escalators will take you up to the departure area.
Major functions such as check in and baggage claim are located in the centre of the terminal, with departure gates distributed around the outer ring.
Facilities and amenities
The majority of facilities in Terminal 1 are located on level 4, where you will find a plentiful selection of retail outlets selling high-end luxury goods. A large duty-free area is also available to ticket holders who have cleared customs.
Changing areas and rest areas are dotted throughout the terminal, and this being Paris there is an excellent selection of food and drink outlets selling everything from coffee and croissants through to full a la carte menu meals.
The second largest city in South Africa and capital of the Western Cape Province, Cape Town sits in an extraordinary location between the Cape of Good Hope and the dramatic Table Mountain. Vibrant, energetic and forward-focused, Cape Town is opening up to tourism and offers visitors a warm welcome.
Book a flight to Cape Town with Qatar Airways and arrive in style at this unique destination. A combination of ultra-modern facilities combined with breathtaking natural beauty and a population that relishes the chance to tell visitors all about their historic city, Cape Town is a destination that needs to be experienced at least once in a lifetime.
To experience the colour and vibrancy of this ‘Rainbow’ City, head for the Bo-Kaap District, with its brightly painted houses and fantastic views over the city. The District is also home to a museum charting the history of the area, as well as local spice shops, street food vendors and boutiques that give you a real flavour of Cape Town life.
The Castle of Good Hope in Buitenkant Street is South Africa’s oldest surviving building, dating back to the 17th century. It is home to a museum and art collection.
To experience South Africa’s beautiful flora, head to the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. This internationally renowned garden is a blaze of colour, representing some of the finest flowers and trees in South Africa, and also a key conservation site for some of the world’s rarest plants.
South Africa loves to celebrate the arts, and the city is home to a number of theatres that put on colourful displays of traditional and contemporary music and dance. One of the best is the Armchair Theatre on Lower Main Road.
Flights to Cape Town with Qatar Airways land at Cape Town International Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure. Before you fly to Cape Town please check the visa and passport requirements.
Currency: South African Rand (ZAR)
Voltage: 220 / 230 V 50 Hz
Plugs: Type M
Language: English / Zulu / Xhosa / Afrikaans
International dialing code: +27
More Information: Read our Cape Town Travel Guide
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