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Cheap Flights to Aquitaine

There are three primary airports in the Aquitaine region. The Bordeax-Mérignac Airport (BOD) is the largest of these airports and is located 12 km west of Bordeaux. Biarritz Pays Basque Airport (BIQ) is the second-largest and is located 5km southeast of Biarritz. The third major airport in the region is Pau Pyrénées Airport, 10 km northwest of Pau. You can find the cheapest flights to the Aquitaine region by using Skyscanner’s flight search feature. Simply enter your travel dates and destination and you will be shown the lowest fares available.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Aquitaine

The weather in Aquitaine is lovely in the summer, and the best times to visit are from June-September. November to February are the rainiest months and January and February are the coldest. The climate is similar through the region with some minor regional temperature differences. It is cheapest to book your flight to Aquitine at least four months in advance. If you have flexibility in your travel dates, use Skyscanner’s whole month search too to find the cheapest time to fly to Aquitaine. If you already know when you want to fly, you can sign up for price alerts from Skyscanner. Use this tool to monitor flare fluctuations and get the best deals on flights to Aquitaine.

Airlines That Fly to Aquitaine

The three airports in the Aquitaine region see plenty of traffic. Some major airlines servicing this region include Air France, Ryanair, easyJet, Aer Lingus, Volotea, and KLM, with other airlines adding seasonal routes. You can find all airlines that fly to France < ahref=https://www.skyscanner.ca/flights-to/fr/airlines-that-fly-to-france.html>here.

What to Expect When Arriving in Aquitaine

Canadians arriving in Aquitaine from a non-Schengen country must present a passport valid for at least three months past the expected date of departure from the Schengen area. At all three airports, buses are available for transportation in to the city. Buses connect to train stations and cities. Taxis are available, but if you are travelling from Pau Airport on a Sunday it is best to book your taxi in advance. If you have a valid Canadian driver’s license, you can rent a car in France. An International Driving Permit is not required.

Airport Facilities

All three of Aquitaine’s airports have shopping and dining options available, and the Bordeaux airport has an optical shop and travel agent as well as ATMs and a currency exchange office. There is also a children’s play area and limited free wi-fi. Biarritz airport has a newsagents and a clothing shop, with ATMs next to the bar and restaurant. Biarritz passengers can pay to use a passenger lounge and access wi-fi. Pau airport is the smallest and has free wi-fi.

Things to See and Do in Aquitaine

While in Aquitaine, stop in to see the Royal Palace in Bordeaux and its impressive water mirror. The glamorous beaches of Biarritz and la Cote des Basques provide lovely walks along the seaside in an understated atmosphere. Take a wine tour around the region to visit the source of some fine wines. Book your hotel with Skyscanner and get the best rates on hotels rooms in Aquitaine.

Flights to Aquitaine

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