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- With mobile tickets, simply scan your phone for direct entry into the Arc de Triomphe
- Dodge the crowds as you visit the 160-foot (50-meter) tall arch
- Stroll on Champs-Élysées, one of the city’s largest boulevards
- Visit the tomb of the Unknown Soldier, which commemorates those lost in World War I
- Climb up to the terrace and enjoy beautiful views across the city
Why Travelers Choose This Tour
Departure & Return
Directions: Metro: Charles de Gaulle-Étoile (Line 1,2 and 6) RER A: Charles de Gaulle-Étoile
What To Expect
You can show up any time that works well for you during opening hours. Walk down Champs-Élysées, one of the city’s largest boulevards, to find your way to the Arc de Triomphe. The arch stands 150-feet (50-meter) tall and is 148-feet (45-meter) wide. It’s so big that after World War I ended, a pilot celebrated by flying his biplane through it.
If views over Paris are what you’re looking for, head up to the terrace, and snap pictures of the city from above. You can also go over to the tomb of the Unknown Solider, and learn more about its importance and what it means to France. Whatever you decided to do, you can go at your own pace, and enjoy the city afterward.
Please note that admission to this national monuments is free of charge to people under the age 18.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Admission to all national monuments is FREE of charge to people under the age 18. Citizens and permanent residents from the European Union can visit for FREE if they are aged between 18 and 25 years old (an ID is necessary). Plus, FREE admission for a disabled person and his companion.
- No tripods permitted (unless authorised) and no roller-skates or skateboards
- This is a memorial monument, and you are expected to dress appropriately
- Due to public security reasons, bad weather or a ceremony, access to the monument may be temporarily closed.
- All travelers name will need to be added during the reservation, for large groups of 8 and more travelers.
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Please note that travelers will not receive any refund regardless of cancellation status, even if the monument is closed on your visit date, you can use this ticket any other open day.
- The last access / time slot to the monument is 10pm.
- Following an announcement from the French government, as of 21st July, a Health Pass OR that a guest has been tested (PCR or Antigen) and has a negative result within the last 48 hours; OR for persons who have had COVID-19: the result of a positive RT-PCR or Antigen test will be required for guests aged 18 and older to visit the monument.
- Most travelers can participate
- OPERATED BY Centre des Monuments Nationaux
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
Learn more about cancellations.
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience