Explore iconic landmarks, world famous museums, unparalleled shopping and some of the best food in the world in Paris with CheapOair.
CheapOair is giving away two roundtrip tickets to the City of Lights on OpenSkies by British Airways. To enter, “Like” CheapOair on Facebook and visit the Win a Trip to Paris tab from Monday, July 1 at 11 a.m. to Monday, July 15, 2013 at 12 a.m. (EST). Must be 18 or older to enter.
Launched in 2008, OpenSkies by British Airways features quality service combined with the advantages of a large international group, ensuring that every passenger is treated like a privileged guest. With quick and easy boarding for a smooth trip, OpenSkies offers an exclusive experience between New York and Paris.
The winner will also be able to choose a hotel from the Relais de Paris collection, a group of boutique hotels throughout Paris, each with their own unique identify, style and personality. Properties are located near the Bastille, the Opera, Montmartre, the Champs-Elysees and the Eiffel Tower, near all the action in the center of Paris.
After landing on the other side of the Atlantic, winners will enjoy the sights and famous landmarks in Paris including:
- The Musee d’Orsay, France’s national collection of impressionist and art nouveau movements from the 1800s to 1914. Located in a former railway station, the grand building showcases works of art by Monet, Renoir, Degas, Toulouse-Lautrec and Van Gogh, including the latter’s famous self-portraits. Admission is €9, reduced to €6.50 after 4:30 p.m. (after 6 p.m. on Thursday).
- The Palace de la Concorde was first planed in the 1700s and is today one of Paris’ most impressive squares. Located at the eastern end of the Champs-Elysees, enjoy cafes, restaurants and shopping on a walk down to the Arc de Triumph, one of the most famous monuments in Paris.
- The Chateau de Versailles is the opulent and expansive residence of French royalty throughout history, most famously Marie Antoinette. About a half hour outside the city center of Paris, plan on spending an afternoon exploring features like the Hall of Mirrors and its expansive gardens. Admission is €15, free if under 18.
Once in Paris, affordable train tickets via Eurostar to Lyon, Avignon and Aix-en-Provence will offer a great opportunity for winners to experience the Tour de France, the annual bicycle race held in towns all over the country.