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  • Address: Avenue des Champs-Elysées, Paris 75008, France
  • Hours: Open 24 hours a day
  • Admission: Free

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Avenue des Champs-Elysées

The Avenue des Champs-Elysées (the name refers to the 'Elysian Fields' where happy souls dwelt after death according to Greek myth) links place de la Concorde with the Arc de Triomphe. The avenue has symbolized the style and joie de vivre of Paris since the mid-19th century and remains a popular tourist destination.

Basically a shopping strip, Avenue des Champs-Elysées is rue du Faubourg St-Honoré (8e), the western extension of rue St-Honoré. It has renowned couture houses, jewellers, antique shops and the 18th-century Palais de l'Elysée (corner rue du Faubourg St-Honoré & av de Marigny), which is the official residence of the French President.

At the bottom of Avenue des Champs-Elysées is an 11.8 ft (3.6m) tall bronze statue depicting General Charles de Gaulle in full military gear ready to march down the broad avenue to the Arc de Triomphe in a liberated Paris on 26 August 1944.

Practical Info

Metro lines 1, 2 & 6 stop at Charles de Gaulle-Etoile which is the location of the Arc de Triomphe at one end of the Champs Elysées. Otherwise line 1 follows the Champs Elysées and you can choose either George V, Franklin D. Roosevelt or Champs-Elysées Clemenceau station. Alternately walk up from the Louvre and the Tuileries Gardens.

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Paris Rail Trip with Lunch on the Eiffel Tower Including Entry to the Louvre

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Private Tour: Notre-Dame, Paris Historical Walk & Skip-the-Line Louvre Museum with Guide, Paris, ... 
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Private Tour: Notre-Dame, Paris Historical Walk & Skip-the-Line Louvre Museum with Guide

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Big Bus Paris Hop-On Hop-Off Tour, Paris, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Big Bus Paris Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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Discover the sights of Paris on a Big Bus hop-on hop-off tour! Aboard an open-top, double-decker bus, admire panoramic views of top Paris attractions including ...  Read more

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Fully Escorted Day Trip to Paris from London Including River Cruise

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Get reserved seating on Eurostar and experience a fully guided tour of Paris with a river cruise on the Seine. Then visit the Louvre museum and get entry to ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 16 hours (approx.)

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Private Tour: Paris Full-Day Sightseeing Tour with Eiffel Tower, Paris, Rail Tours
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Private Tour: Paris Full-Day Sightseeing Tour with Eiffel Tower

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Location: Paris, France
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

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Big Bus Paris Night Tour with Optional Cruise and Hop-On Hop-Off Day Pass, Paris, Private ... 
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Big Bus Paris Night Tour with Optional Cruise and Hop-On Hop-Off Day Pass

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See the beauty of Paris after dark on a 2-hour Big Bus city night tour. This open-top bus loop showcases Paris' legendary landmarks and monuments illuminated ...  Read more

Location: Paris, France
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Private Paris Guided Vespa Tour, Paris, Hop-on Hop-off Tours
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Private Paris Guided Vespa Tour

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Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

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Private Paris by Night Vespa Tour, Paris, Vespa, Scooter & Moped Tours
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Private Paris by Night Vespa Tour

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Go for a 3.5-hour nighttime adventure and discover Paris’ famous landmarks after dark on this thrilling Vespa tour. Whether on a solo or tandem scooter, zoom ...  Read more

Location: Paris, France
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

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2-Hour Private Tour: Arc de Triomphe and Champs-Elysées, Paris, Vespa, Scooter & Moped Tours
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2-Hour Private Tour: Arc de Triomphe and Champs-Elysées

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Discover the backbone of Parisian history on a private walking tour along the Champs-Elysées, ending at the Arc de Triomphe for a panoramic view of the ...  Read more

Location: Paris, France
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

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Paris Private Tour: Romantic Tour in a 2CV, Paris, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Paris Private Tour: Romantic Tour in a 2CV

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Location: Paris, France
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