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Your guide to the Arc de Triomphe openings hours

Today

Open 10am–11pm

Last Admission

10:15pm

Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe remains open from 10am to 11pm from April 1 to September 30 and form 10am to 10:30pm from October 1 till March 31.

Jan 1 TO Mar 31 Timings

Days (Jan 1 TO Mar 31)

TIMINGSLast Admission
Monday 10:00am–10:30pm 9:45pm
Tuesday 10:00am–10:30pm 9:45pm
Wednesday 10:00am–10:30pm 9:45pm
Thursday 10:00am–10:30pm 9:45pm
Friday 10:00am–10:30pm 9:45pm
Saturday 10:00am–10:30pm 9:45pm
Sunday 10:00am–10:30pm 9:45pm
arc de triomphe hours

Closed: The Arc de Triomphe is closed on January 1st, May 1st, May 8 (morning), July 14 (morning), November 11 (morning), and December 25.




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Best time to visit the Arc de Triomphe

Weekday vs Weekend

The Arc de Triomphe attracts the most visitors during weekends. To avoid crowds, it is recommended to plan your visit during the weekdays, especially from Tuesday to Thursday, when the Arc is least crowded.

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Pleasant
Crowded
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Peak season vs Low season

The best time to visit the Arc de Triomphe is from April to September. However, this is also when the crowds are the largest. The weather during this period is more pleasant, and the monument is open longer compared to the low season.

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Off Season
Moderate Season
Peak Season

How long should I spend at the Arc de Triomphe?

Visitors typically spend 45 minutes to 1.5 hours exploring the Arc de Triomphe. However, you can spend longer if you opt for a guided tour of the Arc de Triomphe. When visiting, don't miss the Arc de Triomphe rooftop, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Arc de Triomphe Museum, and the inscriptions on the facades.

Frequently asked questions about Arc de Triomphe opening hours

What are the opening hours of the Arc de Triomphe?

The Arc de Triomphe is open from 10am to 11pm from April to September and from 10am to 10:30pm from October to March.

Is the Arc de Triomphe open every day?

The Arc de Triomphe is open every day of the week except on January 1st, May 1st, May 8 (morning), July 14 (morning), November 11 (morning), and December 25.

Are there any specific timings for last admission?

The last access to the monument is 45 minutes before closing time.

When is the Arc de Triomphe closed?

The Arc de Triomphe is closed on January 1st, May 1st, May 8 (morning), July 14 (morning), November 11 (morning), and December 25.

How long should I spend at the Arc de Triomphe?

The recommended duration for a visit to the Arc de Triomphe is between 45 minutes to 1.5 hours. However, the duration may vary if you opt for guided tours.

When is the best time to visit the Arc de Triomphe?

The Arc de Triomphe is relatively less crowded during the weekdays, especially Tuesday through Thursday, compared to the weekend. Plan your visit during the early morning instead of the afternoon or evening.

Is the Arc de Triomphe open on public holidays?

The Arc de Triomphe is open on most days except January 1st, May 1st, May 8 (morning), July 14 (morning), November 11 (morning), and December 25.