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Arc de Triomphe Rooftop Tickets

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  • Enjoy an unforgettable panoramic view from the mighty Arc de Triomphe with these tickets.
  • Grab an informative pamphlet available in 10 languages and gain a better understanding of the monument.
  • This unforgettable, intricately sculpted arc sits at the center of the Étoile (star) roundabout in unison with a magnificent view of the 12 Parisian avenues.
  • The base of the Arc houses the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, a tribute to the brave is one of the most revered monuments that honor the 1st World War's fallen.


  • Entry to Arc de Triomphe
  • Rooftop access
  • The weekend of Europen Heritage Days (Sep 16 & 17, 2023), and the 1st Sundays of the month (from Nov to Mar) are free.
  • Informative pamphlets about the monument are available in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Dutch, Japanese, Portuguese, Chinese, and Russian.
  • Tickets are free on presentation of proof for the following categories:
    - Under 18 (with family and outside school groups)
    - 18-25 years old (nationals of European Union countries and regular non-European residents on French territory)
    - Disabled person and their companion
    - Job seeker (on presentation of a certificate of fewer than 6 months)
    - War Disability Card
    - Education pass (valid)
  • Disclaimer: There are about 284 stairs up.
  • A lift and traffic ramps are in place for people with reduced mobility.
  • Please note: On 29th September, there will be a delayed opening of Arc de Triomphe. The venue will open at 12 pm (noon).
  • These tickets can't be cancelled. However, you can use them any time until 10 April, 2025.
  • These tickets are valid until 10 April, 2025.
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combo (save 19%): arc de triomphe rooftop + seine river cruise tickets-1

Combo (Save 19%): Arc de Triomphe Rooftop + Seine River Cruise Tickets

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  • Make the best of your Paris trip and book this combo ticket to see the Arc de Triomphe and go on a relaxing cruise on the River Seine!
  • Get access to the Arc de Triomphe, and head over to the top of this stunning monument.
  • At the very top, you can soak in amazing panoramic views of the city.
  • Your ticket also gives you access to a 1-hour cruise aboard a glass canopy boat, where you can explore the most beautiful of Parisian boulevards.
  • Listen to entertaining commentary via handheld audio headsets on your 1-hour cruise.
  • Board any time and day within 6 months from the date of purchase - no need to reserve a time slot.


Arc de Triomphe

  • Entry to Arc de Triomphe
  • Rooftop access

Seine River Cruise

  • 1-hour Bateaux Parisiens Seine River Cruise (flexible ticket)
  • Audio guide in 14 languages

Arc de Triomphe

  • Please check this document for more details about the venue.
  • Informative pamphlets about the monument are available in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Dutch, Japanese, Portuguese, Chinese, and Russian.
  • Guests below 18 years of age do not need to purchase tickets.
  • Disclaimer: There are about 200 stairs up and no elevators.
  • No disabled access.
  • No luggage is allowed.

Seine River Cruise

  • Only small backpacks and regular-size handbags are allowed inside. Guests with larger bags will not be allowed to enter (as there are no storage facilities).
  • These tickets can't be cancelled. However, you can use them any time until 3 April, 2024.
  • These tickets are valid until 3 April, 2024.

A key symbol of French identity, the Arc de Triomphe is one of the world’s most massive arch. It was commissioned back in 1806 to commemorate the soldiers who lost their lives during the French Revolution and the Napoleonic wars. Its significance is marked by important events such as the Bastille Day military parade and Tour de France race every year. 

A trip to Paris is incomplete without visiting this iconic landmark and basking in the surreal view of the city’s landscape from its rooftop. Book your Arc de Triomphe tickets to visit this homage to French history. 

Know Your Arc de Triomphe Tickets

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Arc de Triomphe Rooftop Tickets

  • These Arc de Triomphe tickets allow guests priority access not just into the landmark, but to the rooftop as well. With this benefit, guests can easily access the entrance and head right to the top. 
  • Once at the top, you will get a captivating view of Paris as Arc de Triomphe is located right in the heart of the city. 
  • Arc de Triomphe tickets cannot be cancelled, amended or refunded.
  • Your ticket is valid only for the date and time selected at booking.
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Arc de Triomphe Entry with Seine River Cruise Tickets

  • Get your hands on two of the best experiences in Paris: visiting the majestic Arc de Triomphe and cruising along the Seine River.
  • After your visit to the monument, take an hour-long cruise along the Seine River. You will be provided with an audio guide to give you insight into the many landmarks you will get a glimpse of.
  • Get a full refund on cancelling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule.
  • This ticket is only valid for the date and time selected at checkout.

Best way to buy Arc de Triomphe Tickets

The best way to purchase your tickets to Arc de Triomphe is to get them online:

  • Safety & Convenience: Not only does buying tickets online save your from the hassle of standing in long queues, it is also a contactless experience that ensures your safety.
  • Advance Booking: As the monument has just reopened, it is expected to be visited by many guests. In such a situation, tickets will sell like hotcakes. To this end, it is best to book your tickets in advance as a guarantee for your visit on the date of your choice.
  • Discounts: You will also get to avail of many deals and discounts offered by reliable third-party websites, ensuring you can use your savings from this elsewhere!

What is Arc de Triomphe?

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Why Visit Arc de Triomphe?

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One’s first impression of Arc de Triomphe is of awe; measuring 164 ft in height and 148 ft in width, it towers over the city’s landscape and is prominently visible from a vast distance. It follows a neo-classical design and is said to have been partially inspired by the Roman Forum’s Arch of Titus. The most prominent highlight that sets Arc de Triomphe apart are the engraved names of fallen warriors on the inside surface of the arch. At the bottom, you will find the Tomb of the Fallen Soldier where a flame of remembrance is rekindled every evening.   

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The View

Perhaps the most inviting point of visiting the Arc de Triomphe is the view from its rooftop. Located right in the heart of Paris, visitors are treated to a splendid panoramic view of the city from the rooftop. To get to the rooftop, visitors will need to climb up 280 steps, which lends a deeper insight into the monument’s construction and history of French wars. Since the structure is seated in the middle of a plaza from where 12 avenues lead out, it lends the impression of a large star and further enhances your viewing experience.

Plan Your Visit

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The best time to visit Arc de Triomphe is during early mornings or before closing at night. The best time of the year to visit is during the off-season, from September to December and February to May.

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The following are some places to eat at around Arc de Triomphe:

  • L'Etoile 1903: This brasserie offers traditional French cuisine, along with vegetarian and vegan-friendly options.
  • Ladurée: This famous pastry and macaron shop is a must-visit when in France. Don't miss out on their macarons and coffee!
  • Le Cinq: This 3-star Michelin restaurant is the most expensive on this list, but worth it! The opulent dining room and mouthwatering food make for a unique and memorable dining experience.
  • Fouquet's: Proudly serving up fantastic fare since 1899, this high-end brasserie opens up to two terraces. It's traditional Parisian decor and incredible menu make it one of the most popular restaurants in the city.
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The following are some stay options around Arc de Triomphe:

  • Luxury: Sofitel Paris Arc de Triomphe, Le Bristol Paris, and Hotel Raphael
  • Mid-Range: Hotel Balmoral, Hotel Flanelles, and Hotel Stella Etoile
  • Budget: Hotel Boisserie, Cosy Monceau, and Hotel Briand

All Your Questions About Arc de Triomphe Tickets Answered

Q. What are my Arc de Triomphe ticket options?

A. You can either pick between a standard ticket that lets you access the rooftop, or a combo ticket that gives you access to Arc de Triomphe and a Seine River cruise. Note that both tickets are skip the line Arc de Triomphe tickets.

Q. Are Arc de Triomphe tickets available online post-COVID-19?

A. Yes. You can book your Arc de Triomphe tickets online as they now accept only digital reservations.

Q. What is the cancelation policy for Arc de Triomphe tickets?

A. It depends on the Arc de Triomphe ticket you choose to book. While some tickets offer a full refund on canceling tickets up to 48-72 hours in advance, for others there may be no refund available on cancelation. Please check before you make your reservation.

Q. What are Arc de Triomphe opening hours? 

A. Arc de Triomphe's opening hours are 10 AM to 11 PM from 1 April 2022. The last admission is 45 minutes before the monument closes.

Q. How do I get to the top of the Arc de Triomphe?

A. You can get to the top by booking your Arc de Triomphe tickets online. With this ticket, you can climb up the 230 steps to reach the rooftop. Lift service is reserved for those with reduced mobility, pregnant women and visitors with small children.