Arc de Triomphe

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Opening Hours and Estimated Waiting Time of the Arc de Triomphe

Closed Reopens Wednesday 20/09 at 10:00
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10:00 11:00
11:00 14:30
14:30 20:00
20:00 23:00
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Tips

Choose your date and time well

  • Mornings tend to be less busy than afternoons.

  • The Christmas and Easter periods, as well was public holidays including the weekend of the 14th of July and the 15 August are very busy : think about reserving your tickets online.

  • From 8:00pm to 10:00pm in December, people often queue in order to see the illuminations on the Champs Elysées.

  • Reserve around 45 minutes to see the monument properly.

  • Attention : Last access to the monument is 45 minutes before closure.

  • Attention : on the 1st of October and the 31st of March, closing time is at 10:30pm.

  • The high season (1st April - 30th September) will obviously be busier than the rest of the year and the same can be said of peak hours if these remain the same.

Arc de Triomphe

Accessibility

A drop-off area for people in a wheelchair is located to the West of the terrace. However, the lift only takes you to the attic room, which means you can’t get to the terrace unless you climb 46 steps after that room.

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Opening hours

Open:

  • From 1st April to 30th September: 10:00 to 23:00.
  • From 1st October to 31st March: 10:00 to 22:30.

Last entry 45 minutes before closing.

Closed:

  • 1st January, 1st May, 8th May (morning), 14th July (morning), 11th November (morning), 25th December.

Prices and reservations

  • Full price: 12€
  • Reduced rate: 9€
  • Group price (from 20 people): 9€
  • Free for EU citizens under 26

Book your tickets online.

Address

📍 Place Charles-de-Gaulle
75008
Paris
  • Métro: Charles de Gaulle - Etoile (lines 1, 2 et 6 ),
  • RER: Charles de Gaulle - Etoile (ligne A).

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