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Tour code: 2702MONT56
Take in panoramic Paris views from the 56th floor observation deck of the Montparnasse Tower. Europe’s fastest elevator will whisk you up to the open-air rooftop of this modern skyscraper for unparalleled views of the Eiffel Tower, Champs- Élysées and other famous landmarks. Visit during twilight for an aerial perspective of the glittering City of Lights, and upgrade to sip a glass of Champagne at the rooftop bar.


  • Amazing views of Paris from the 56th-floor observation deck
  • 360 Café is the ideal place to watch a glorious Paris sunset while enjoying a drink or a gourmet snack.
  • Admire all the famous sites such as Eiffel Tower and the Notre Dame
  • Enjoy a glass of Champagne at the rooftop Champagne Bar
  • Sightseeing in Paris? Get a Paris Pass for free entry to over 60 top attractions, a guidebook and travelcard. Paris Pass includes admission to Montparnasse Tower Paris.

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What You Can Expect

Montparnasse Tower 56th Floor Observation Deck

Montparnasse Tower 56th Floor Observation Deck

While the Eiffel Tower may claim the most famous observation deck in Paris, the Montparnasse Tower boasts equally impressive views. Plan your visit for any time during opening hours, and make your way to the base of the tower in Paris’ bustling Montparnasse district. Begin with a ride in Europe’s fastest elevator, which whisks you up 689 feet (210 meters) in just 38 thrilling seconds.

When you step on to the recently renovated 56th floor, soak up panoramic city views from a modern, open-air observation deck. Take advantage of viewpoint indicators to spot your hotel or favorite landmarks, and explore audiovisual and interactive displays to learn more about the spectacular sights below.

For a special sky-high treat, upgrade to include a glass of bubbly at the rooftop Champagne bar (March to October only). Visit during sunset or twilight for a truly romantic experience, and raise a glass to the City of Lights stretching out below you. On Friday evenings from the end of April to the end of June, enjoy a free sunset serenade featuring live accordion and clarinet music beginning at 7 pm. 

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Customer Reviews

Patrick F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

It was raining like crazy all day then fog and rain at night. BUT...the place is well suited to wide observation of Paris. It really is way up. Clean, comfortable, easy to get to on Paris Metro, well staffed and has an attractive snack bar at top. The restrooms were spotless. SOmetimes the fog drifted away and parts of Paris were visible - and they were spectacular. So get a clear night and have fun. Recommended.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

We enjoyed this very much, and the view was absolutely beautiful. Wish the weather would have been nicer but still worth the look. Keep in mind that you don't have to go the date of the ticket. The ticket is good any day you wish to go. I believe you have about 6 months.

Katie H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

We went in March so it wasn't busy. Its further out in relation to other attractions around the city but worth it and easy to get to on the metro.
We had booked ahead online, it wouldn't have been a problem to buy a ticket on the day because there was no queue but I can imagine its wise to book ahead in summer when its busier.
Going up in the lift makes your ears pop!
There's two viewing areas-one inside with a café, gift, toilets etc and is warmer! You get to the other viewing platform by going up some stairs and outside. Its mostly sheltered with gaps in the glass to allow for better photo taking. The view is incredible!
There was some seating, it wasn't busy but I can imagine in summer there not being enough if you wanted to spend a bit of time up there to enjoy the view.
The overall experience of booking online, getting there and going up the tower was easy and enjoyable. This is definitely something I would do again at a different time of year to get a different perspective of Paris and will recommend to people as a must do attraction during their stay.

Marianne C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Absolutely recommend a trip up to the Montparnasse.. unlike most other things in Paris its very reasonably priced and the views are amazing.
Was a lovely end to our busy romantic weekend in Paris , took a 9.30pm trip up here on a Sunday eve with champagne to watch the fantastic 10pm light show of the Eiffel tower. We practically had the tower to ourselves!
We didn't go to the observation deck as it was very cold and the champagne bar is closed in winter which we weren't advised of but the cafe serves champers and snacks and is just as amazing
Highly recommend and also the little pizzeria across the street.. pizza pinto, which served us up an amazing dinner with wine breads pasta and pizzas at midnight on a sunday night.. perfect end to our manic weekend !

Rosanna P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

So beautiful. !!

Rod A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

The Montparnasse tour was amazing, we had it almost to ourselves both inside and outside in the roof.

We had uninterrupted views of the whole of Paris and the Eiffel Tower below us. We would recommend having the champagne which made it really special.

karen m Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

I booked this months before leaving and once I got to Paris I felt a little lazy about going right across the city to go to this.
Well, I did go and it was worth it.
It was quite easy enough to find the cashier and they gave us vouchers to the top and to the champagne bar on top for our champagne.
There were no line ups of crowds, so straight up and what a view..And you get a great view of the Eiffel Tower in all its glory which you don't get if you are UP the ET.
There was plenty of room for everyone up there and no squashing to get a view.
There's a nice café up there as well as a small gift shop with nice items for sale.
Then up the staircase to the open air platform which houses some reclining lounges and the champagne bar.
I honestly thought that the champagne would be crap / inferior stuff that is usually plied to tourists but this was really nice French champagne..
We lounged around enjoying our drinks with the view and had a thoroughly wonderful experience to my surprise. The enjoyed the stroll back to St Germain to rekindle fond memories ..What a day..

Dawn M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

View from 59th floor was breathtaking and we were in time to see the 7pm Eiffel Tower light show, amazing. We had champaigne on the roof top, but the young lady serving was unsure about the ñibbles which were included. We did speak to the wonderful lady in the small restaurant on floor 56 who provided exceptional service with nibbles for our group of 8. Lift goes to floor 56 and then you climb stairs to level 59. If stairs are too difficult, the view is still brilliant from floor 56. We visited on 28th October 2015 and it was quite cold on the rooftop as expected for this time of the year.

Marsh M USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Great vantage point to see all of Paris, plus you can see the Eiffel tower instead of looking out from it.

Nancy W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Great place to view Paris, especially at night.

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