The Arc de Triomphe The Arc de Triomphe

The Arc de Triomphe

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Arc de Triomphe Ticket Office

Rooftop access tickets

Priority access to the top of the Arc the Triomphe
Tremendous spot to see all the monuments of Paris
A panoramic view of the world's most beautiful avenue: the Champs-Elysées
Access possible in the evening for fantastic night views


What to expect

Due to the Tour de France 2023, the monument will be closed on July 23. The Arc de Triomphe will be closed on Monday 14 August 2023. The monument is due to reopen at 1pm. The monument will also be closed on Tuesday 15 August 2023. The monument is scheduled to reopen at 11am. 

Discover one of the most emblematic monuments of Paris!

Enjoy a breathtaking view of the city from the top of this imposing stone structure inspired by ancient arches.

Containing an impressive collection of historical artifacts and works of art related to the monument and its history, a visit to the Arc de Triomphe offers a deep dive into the history of France and Paris.

Located at the end of the famous Champs-Elysées avenue, the Arc de Triomphe is a true symbol, bearing the illustrious names of the Nation. It also houses the tomb of the unknown soldier, whose flame is rekindled every evening. A monument not to be missed!

The terrace provides superb views both by day and night across the city and its great sweeping avenues !

Crédits photos : © Jean-Christophe Ballot, © Michel Setboun, © Jean-Luc Laimm, © Ian Kelsall

Good to know for your visit to the Arc de Triomphe

The visit is free for under 18s as well as 18-25 year olds from countries within the European Union. The free ticket must be picked up at the ticket office at the entrance.

As part of the Vigipirate program security controls are put in place at the entrance of Parisian museums and monuments. In case of a large attendance, these controls can create a waiting time which cannot be skipped.


Open every day
1 April to 30 September: 10 am to 11 pm
October 1 to March 31: 10 am to 10:30 pm
Last admission 45 mins before closing
Closed on the following public holidays: January 1st, December 25th

Please note that visits will only begin one hour after the site opens.


If you have any questions about accessibility, please consult the detailed accessibility guide for this venue by clicking here.

Customer Reviews

4.9/521 reviews

Dawn S.
July 4th 2023
Great views but if you don’t like heights or walking up lots of steps to reach the top think twice.
Georges A.
June 17th 2023
all was good
Lisa R.
June 7th 2023
Was great just to walk on by the ticket office and head right to the line to get up the stairs.
May 20th 2023
I had purchased this visit and all our (my wife and self) other visits to museums, monuments and events during our 5 days stay in Paris on line through this portal. The instructions are very clear and easy to follow. No holdups in any form anywhere during any visit. This visit was very fulfilling and completely satisfying, mainly for history and culture lovers like both of us. I certainly recommend to use this portal for the bookings.
Eileen M.
April 3rd 2023
Experience was seamless and very well organised.


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