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Tickets for Arc de Triomphe: Skip The Line + Rooftop Access

Napoleon's tribute to his Grande Armée and spectacular views of Paris

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Overview
Opening hours
April 1 - September 30: 10:00 - 23:00 | October 1 - March 31: 10:00 - 22:30. Last admission 30 mins before closing.
Highlights
  • Your skip the line ticket gets you in faster, straight to the good stuff
  • Make for the top of one of the most iconic monuments in Paris and prepare for those amazing views
  • Enjoy a unique view of the Champs-Élysées and pay your respects at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Description

The Arc de Triomphe is a Neoclassical take on the ancient Roman triumphal arch style. 50 m tall, the view from the platform atop the arch is well worth the hike. You'll see all of the dozen Parisian avenues radiating out from it into the City of Light. Paris is one of the most fascinating places in the world, and you're at the 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, but that's what happens when you design something so elaborate: relief sculptures at the base of each of the four pillars, ornate soldiers in a frieze around the top, plus the names of 128 battles and 558 generals. It took thirty years, but was well worth it.

At the base of the arch, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier pays tribute to the 1.3 million French soldiers who died in WWI. The Unknown Soldier was given a burial in 1921, beneath the eternal flame. At 6:30 each evening, the flame is rekindled. There's also an exhibition which explains the symbolic importance of this monument. Make sure to see it (after you've been to the top).

Standing atop the arch is worth the 284 stairs. From 50 m up, you can survey all of Paris. Unlike the obligatory Eiffel Tower trip, getting into the Arc de Triomphe is an effort not all tourists undertake.

TRIUMPHAL TUNNELS: In your rush to get to the Arc, you might be tempted to take on the Parisian traffic in the roundabout. Don't do it! There are stairs from the north side of the Champs-Élysées that link up to pedestrian tunnels. Use these and save yourself the embarrassment of getting run over by a moped.

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What's included
  • Skip the line access to the Arc de Triomphe
Instructions
  • To access the Arc de Triomphe you must use the underground walkway from the Avenue Champs-Elysées or Grande Armée
  • Skip the ticket line in the underground walkway and go straight to the stairs, located on the right-hand side of the ticket office
  • Once outside, go straight to the 'Reserved Entry' (Entrée Réservée) line on the right
  • After the security checkpoint, show your smartphone ticket to be scanned
Venue
Address
Arc de Triomphe
Place Charles de Gaulle, Paris
Additional info

Opening Hours

  • 1 Apr - 30 Sept: 10:00 - 23:00, last admission 22:00
  • 1 Oct - 31 Mar: 10:00 - 22:30, last admission 21:30

Getting There

  • Bus: Line 22, 30, 31, 52, 73 or 92
  • Metro: Line 1, 2 or 6, Charles de Gaulle-Étoile
  • RER A: Charles de Gaulle-Étoile
Reviews
Malaika, United States
Aug 21, 2017
Fantastic view
Deborah, United Kingdom
Aug 20, 2017
Well worth booking as queue long
Natanael, Canada
Aug 15, 2017
Great
Meagan, Australia
Aug 14, 2017
Great experience! The stairs were worth it for the amazing view! :) getting my tickets through tiqets really helped and it was a good price, too.
Anonymous
Aug 14, 2017
Managed to skip the line and it's really fast to get in👍
Maria
Aug 13, 2017
Great not to have to stand in a long line to buy the ticket! The place is amazing.
Laura, United Kingdom
Aug 12, 2017
Our guide was excecellent and kind. Good english. On time. Highly recommend.
Noel, Australia
Aug 12, 2017
Was an amazing place to visit definately get skip the line tickets if you dont expect at least a 2hr wait. Thank you Tiqets.
Tarek, Saudi Arabia
Aug 10, 2017
a lot of stairs to reach the top, but worth doing
johanna, United Kingdom
Aug 6, 2017
Super easy access and in a few minutes I was on the top. Magnificent view. I highly recommend. It's worth climbing 278 stairs.

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