Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG)
The City of Light, where every street tells a story
Discover the timeless magic of Paris, a city that charms and mesmerizes travellers from all over the world. Stroll along cobbled streets full of history and allow yourself to be transported by the romantic and vibrant atmosphere.
Whether you’re a history buff, a fashionista, or simply looking for a romantic getaway, Paris is THE destination. Experience the hustle and bustle of Parisian life and let yourself be inspired by this capital where the past and modernity mesh together.
The City of Light is now serviced by the Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB), with direct flights offered by Air Transat and Air France. During the summer, you can catch a flight to the French capital every Monday, Thursday and Saturday with Air France and every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday with Air Transat. Don’t wait any longer. Book now!
The Eiffel Tower
The wrought-iron tower is an iconic symbol of Paris, and offers spectacular views of the city from its different floors. You can expect a breathtaking panorama from the top level.
As one of the world’s largest museums, the Louvre is home to a number of artistic treasures, including Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa and Alexandros of Antioch’s Venus of Milo. Explore its vast galleries and marvel at its impressive and diverse collections.
Montmartre Sacré-Cœur Basilica
Every year, over 11 million people visit this famous basilica, overlooking the Montmartre district which is known for its charming alleyways and street artists. The impressive mosaic decorating one of the chapels’ vaulted ceilings is worth the detour: it’s the largest mosaic in France!
Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral
This magnificent Gothic cathedral, immortalized in the works of Victor Hugo, is one of the world’s architectural gems. Following the fire of April 2019, it is no longer possible to visit the interior, but the exterior is definitely worth seeing.
The most famous avenue in Paris is a shoppers’ paradise. Enjoy the wide sidewalks and discover countless luxury boutiques, small cafés, and cinemas.
The Latin Quarter
At the heart of the city’s intellectual life, the Latin Quarter is known for its universities, bookstores, and lively cafés. Stroll along the narrow streets, visit the impressive Pantheon, and immerse yourself in the lively collegiate atmosphere.
A universally beloved city
Paris is a true cultural and historical treasure trove. From the majestic Notre-Dame Cathedral to splendid museums such as the Louvre and the Musée d’Orsay, the city boasts a plethora of artworks, monuments, and historical sites. Charming neighbourhoods like Montmartre and the Latin Quarter showcase the city’s intellectual and artistic life. Whether you’re passionate about history, art, literature, fashion, or music, Paris is a true tourist haven that will dazzle you.
Paris is internationally renowned for its fine cuisine. From small bohemian cafés to Michelin-starred restaurants, the city offers endless culinary experiences. Enjoy a crisp baguette, savour a freshly baked croissant, or indulge in a variety of tasty cheeses. Lively markets like the Marché d’Aligre and the Marché des Enfants Rouges are perfect for discovering fresh, local products. No matter your culinary tastes, Paris is sure to please your taste buds and offer you an unforgettable gastronomic experience.
Large-scale sporting events
Paris is a dynamic city where sports hold a prominent place. International sporting events such as the Tour de France and the Paris Marathon attract athletes and spectators from around the world. The city’s green parks also provide excellent opportunities for joggers, cyclists, and outdoor sports enthusiasts. Whether it’s by attending a Paris Saint-Germain soccer match at Parc des Princes or simply by taking a stroll along the piers of the Seine River, sport is at the heart of the Parisian lifestyle.
A perfect starting point
Located in the centre of the Île-de-France region, Paris offers easy access to the beautiful surrounding areas. From the Palace of Versailles to the picturesque gardens of Giverny, there are many day trips you can take to discover the area’s historical and natural richness. Explore the Champagne vineyards or head to the medieval town of Provins; it’s the perfect starting point for exploring France’s treasures and learning more about its regional diversity.
Ready to go?
The YQB team recommends booking your flight through a travel agency. Working with a specialized agency will allow you to take advantage of its expertise and connections with airlines. In addition to enjoying competitive rates, you’ll get access to exclusive offers, the V.I.P Lounge by Club Med, parking, and a host of other perks.