Travelzoo Cheap Flights to Lima
Lima is one of the great colonial cities of South America. Everywhere you look, you can find remnants of the city's past intermingling with its vibrant present. Stroll the historic El Centro district and take in the majestic architecture of the Monastery of San Francisco or the Torre Tagle Palace, a magnificent mansion that is currently used as a government building. Or visit the Park of the Reserve in downtown Lima, which is internationally famous for having the largest fountain complex in the world. During the summer, tourists flock to Lima's beautiful beaches, and at night, the younger crowd swarms the bars and cafes in the Barranco neighborhood. You can search for cheap flights to Lima on Travelzoo's SuperSearch.
Which Airlines Fly to Lima?
Lima is served by the Jorge Chavez International Airport (LIM). Located in nearby Callao, the airport is only about 7 miles from Lima's historic center. Quite a few domestic airlines offer direct flights to Lima. If you're planning on buying airfare from Miami, search for American Airline flights. Continental offers flights out of Houston and Newark; Delta flies out of Atlanta; and Spirit flies out of Fort Lauderdale. You can also find low-priced airfare on foreign carriers, such as LAN Airlines and TACA Peru.
Lima Flight Tips
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Quick Travel Guide to Lima
The biggest tourist district in Lima is El Centro, the city's historic downtown quarter. The area is famous for its centuries-old buildings and its hundreds of balconies. Landmarks can be found around every corner including the baroque Archbishop's Palace, which still serves as the residence of the Archbishop of Lima today. You will also find several bustling plazas throughout the area including the Plaza Mayor and the Plaza San Martin. El Centro is also the location of Lima's Museum of Italian Art, the only European art museum in all of Peru.
Tourists visiting in the summer should bring their bathing suits. Just south of the city are a handful of neighborhoods that boast beach access along the ocean. These districts have more to offer than just sunshine and clear waters. You can dine at fine restaurants; grab a cocktail at a nightclub or even book a hotel room in Lima along the sand.
If you're looking for a funky spot to shop and grab a drink, head to the neighborhood of Barranco. Known as the city's most artistic and bohemian community, Barranco's streets are lined with brilliantly colorful buildings and unique architecture. Here, you'll find a number of art galleries, cafes, boutiques and clubs.