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  • Location:Paris, France
  • Duration:Flexible

Montparnasse Tower 56th Floor Observation Deck

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.

Highlights

  • 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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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

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.

Kevin R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

A great way to relax after a busy day by watching the Hong Kong Skyline

abbottmandy7

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Amazing. So glad we got to see Paris from this side. We arrived early evening, enjoyed a bite to eat at the cafe and the views from that level. Then we made our way to the top were the view was outstanding. Had a glass of champagne and watched Paris turn into night. Beautiful.

Phillipa J Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Had a lovely view of Paris , including the Eiffel Tower. You could use the voucher any time you chose. We went up in the late afternoon and stayed until sunset. Not too crowded and you could have a glass of wine , sit down and take in the view.

kthorstad

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Awesome!!

alin Malaysia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Worth the money.. you can see the whole landscape of Paris. It was really windy up on the deck so we were shivering while waiting for the lights on Eiffel Tower to come up

Martin A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

exceptional view of Paris

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