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Arc de Triomphe

Climb to the top of one of the most well-known attractions in Paris to enjoy the wonderful views of the city while learning about its history and the symbolism of the decorations

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Metro exit on Champs Elysees

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1 hour

approx. duration

1 km

Approximate tour distance


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Great emotions only

If you do not like it, we will refund the money. More info

What's tour about

This tour gives you an in-depth look at the Arc de Triomphe.

You'll get to know more about the history of the arch, discover the symbolism of the decoration and take a look in the past with lots of historical pictures.

At the end of the tour, you'll be on the rooftop of the arch and hopefully enjoy one of the best views in Paris.

⚠️ There's no elevator to reach the top, so you must climb the 284 steps.
⚠️ Bags, items exceeding 40cmX40cmX20cm, and strollers aren't allowed.

ℹ️ Under-18s, EU citizens and regularized EU residents aged 18-25, French jobseekers and disabled visitors and their carers get in free with a valid ID.

ℹ️ Please also note that last admission 45 minutes before closing, during peak times 1 hour before closing due to safety reasons.


— Arc de Triomphe

Start at Metro exit on Champs Elysees

Author of the tour

Christina I'm a walking tour guide in Paris and I create unique walking tours every day.
I'm passionate about Paris and history in general and like to share my knowledge with locals and tourists.
The thing I like most about history are not necessarily the big events, but the little stories about famous people or every day people.


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5 Dmitry
 ·  7 months ago

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