Tickets for Arc de Triomphe: General Admission + Rooftop Access.
One of our BESTSELLERS!
- Entrance ticket to the Arc de Triomphe
This is probably one of the most famous sights in France, if not the world. The Arc de Triomphe. This ticket comes with general admission + rooftop access and as expected is one of our BESTSELLERS. With spectacular views on offer including the Champs-Elysees and also being able to pay your respects to the ‘Tomb of the Unknown Soldier’ which sits at the bottom and represents the soldiers that died for their country in WWI. The burial took place in 1921 under the eternal flame and every evening at 18:30, the flame is rekindled. Its Arc is 50 meters tall and the stunning view from the platform on the top are well worth the trip up.
Why not upgrade the ticket to one of our great combination tickets. For Arc de Triomphe we offer:
- Arc de Triomphe + Seine River Cruise. Click HERE for ticket details
- Arc de Triomphe + Eiffel Tower Access. Click HERE for ticket details
Arc de Triomphe Opening Hours
Monday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | Saturday: 10:00 – 22:30
Closed: Sunday | Tuesday
Interesting Facts About Arc de Triomphe
- The Arc de Triomphe was commissioned by Napoleon and was built to commemorate battle victory
- It took decades to complete so Napoleon never got to see it!
- The project was stopped for 9 years after Napoleon abdicated and didn’t resume until 1823 by King Louis XVIII and it was finally completed in 1836.
- At the time of writing, The Arc de Triomphe is only the second largest arc in the world.
- They pinched the design! Reports suggest the Arc de Triomphe is modelled after The Roman Arch of Titus!
- It sits in the centre of a a square called Place Charles de Gaulle and is a rather busy roundabout!
- Its said the sun sets twice a year in the arc and with a clear sky offers incredible photo opportunities.
- A fighter plane once flew through the arc!
- The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is buried underneath the arc and the eternal flame burns there to represent the soldiers that lost their lives.