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Paris: Arc de Triomphe Rooftop Tickets

Paris: Arc de Triomphe Rooftop Tickets

From US$ 14.29 per person

Come and visit the Arc de Triomphe at Place de l'Étoile. Reach the top of the Champs-Élysées and feast your eyes on breathtaking panoramas of the world-renowned City of Love.

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  • Gain access to the top of the breathtaking Arc de Triomphe
  • Relish the best panoramic view of Paris
  • See the tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Full description

The Arc de Triomphe is a Neoclassical take on the ancient Roman triumphal arch style. Fifty meters tall, the view from the platform atop the arch is well worth the hike. See the dozen Parisian avenues radiating out from the arch into the City of Light. Paris is one of the most fascinating places in the world and you will find yourself right at its center. Inspired by the great arches of ancient Rome, Napoleon commissioned the Arc de Triomphe shortly after his victory at Austerlitz. Unfortunately, he never lived to see its completion. At the base of the arch, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier pays tribute to the 1.3 million French soldiers who died in World War I. Behold the eternal flame that is rekindled at 6.30 PM each evening. In addition, there is a must-see exhibition that explains the symbolic importance of this monument. The view from the top of the arch is worth climbing the 284 stairs. From your privileged position, survey all of Paris. Unlike the obligatory Eiffel Tower trip, getting into the Arc de Triomphe is an effort not all tourists undertake.

  • Access to the Arc de Triomphe's rooftop
  • Views over Paris
  • Skip the security check lines: due to safety measures, all visitors must comply with security checks
  • Guided tour

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Meeting point

Meet at the entrance of the Arc de Triomphe. To go to the Place Charles de Gaulle (the roundabout where the Arc de Triomphe is located) you have to take the underground stairs located on the Champs Elysées and Rue de la Grande-Armée. You need to pass the security check line due to safety measures at the Arc de Triomphe.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Entrance is free for those under 18 and visitors who are under 26 with EU ID
  • Visitors under 18 years of age or EU citizens under 26 must show a photo ID with a picture at the ticketing station first before going to the entrance of the monument
  • Due to official ceremonies, the Arc de Triomphe may be closed exceptionally
  • Due to safety measures, all visitors must comply with security checks. There may be long lines in the peak season
  • The elevator to the top is reserved for disabled customers. The elevator travels to the shop level, and there are still 50 steps to access the rooftop
  • Visitors under 18 years of age or EU citizens under 26 must show a photo ID with a picture at the ticketing station first before going to the entrance of the monument
  • This ticket cannot be used to gain entry during special exhibitions
  • Opening hours are subject to change
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It was easy to get to the underground walkway. We took the metro and then it was a short walk. I wish we had been told that we had to climb stairs all the way to the top. I don’t remember reading that anywhere. Thank goodness you could stop at different floors to take a breather and read the various displays. The views from the top were amazing though! Well worth the climb. Just be careful and take your time climbing the spiral stairs. We went at night and the lights from the city and cars down the Champs Elysee were very nice. Very interesting to watch the drivers navigate the roundabout from the top of the Arch

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January 18, 2023

We went at night, was incredible, couldn’t find the underground access nearly got killed crossing road and told off my a lovely police man (find the tunnel), omg not for the faint hearted no lifts were working and so many steps…. But definitely worth it when you get to the top!!!

December 28, 2022

It was very cold and we were exhausted, when we came a guard called us to the stairs...I went along but the spiral stair was LONG and took a real effort to climb. My sister could not do it as it made her dizzy...she returned down and apparently took an elevator to the top before me! We should have been told of this option up front/reminded...other than that it is what it is....a very high view of the surroundings including the Eiffel and Champ Elyse, nothing more, not much of a crowd/line.

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December 26, 2022

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