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Paris: Skip-the-Line Arc de Triomphe Rooftop Tickets

Paris: Skip-the-Line Arc de Triomphe Rooftop Tickets

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Likely to sell out Booked 279 times yesterday

Come and visit the Arc de Triomphe at Place de l'Étoile. Skip the lines to 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 direct 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. Plus, with skip-the-line tickets, you'll hardly have to break stride on your way in.

  • Skip-the-line ticket
  • 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
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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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.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • This is not a guided tour, but an access ticket
  • This ticket enables you to skip the ticket line, not the security check line; due to safety measures, all visitors must comply with security checks
  • There can be long lines in the peak season
  • Please note that the elevator going 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
  • Please note that your ticket will be valid for one year at any given time
  • Entrance is free for under 18s and visitors who are under 26 with EU ID, subject to reserving a timeslot on the Arc de Triomphe website
  • Due to safety concerns, bags larger than 40cmx40cmx20cm are not permitted. There is no luggage room at the monument
  •  During weekdays, use the underground passage accessible on Champs Elysées or Avenue de la Grande Armée
  •  Arc De Triomphe opening hours are subject to change
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 7272 reviews

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Was really good experience gaining access to the top. As u make your way through the underground you see the que that you skip. As you come to the feet of the arc there is a small que that you have to wait in. I was confused as there was a sign saying express entry but was pointed to the back of the small que. Which went down quickly and the climb of stairs can make you a bit dizzy in the heat going round in a circle. But everyone was nice enough to take their time and no rushing. Overall a fab experience for me n my son.

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August 8, 2022

The view is excellent and the building itself was magnificent. It was a lovely experience but we completed it at the end of our day after doing a number of rooftop activities (including the eiffel tower via the stairs) so it was the same thing we had already experienced before, with more stairs. So just bear in mind not to book too many rooftop experiences on the same day. The staff were lovely. I liked being able to skip the line- made planning the day easier.

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August 2, 2022

Fast admission, despite a flexible ticket. The climb is definitely worth it, even if it's not quite as high as e.g. Tour Montparnasse. We were there in the evening. So we had pictures with a wonderful sun, pictures of the setting sun and then beautiful pictures in the dark with lighting.

July 27, 2022

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