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Grande Arche of Defense Ticket

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Discover the largest terrace in Paris with this ticket for the La Grande Arche de la Défense (Great Arch of the Defense). You'll see the most important buildings in the French capital, more than 330 ft above sea level!

Discover the largest terrace in Paris with this ticket for the La Grande Arche de la Défense (Great Arch of the Defense). You'll see the most important buildings in the French capital, more than 330 ft above sea level!

Grande Arche of Defense Ticket

At the top of the great Arc de la Défense, you'll discover the largest terrace in Paris. A 100-metre-long walkway crosses the building.

From there, you can see the great monuments that have forged the identity of Paris: from the Louvre to the Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. You'll also see the largest open-air museum in France, with 69 monumental pieces displayed on the esplanade of La Défense, including Calder's Stabile and Caesar's Thumb.

As soon as you arrive at the arch, you'll find the impressive white marble staircase, where, in fine weather, hundreds of people gather in search of a moment of relaxation.

After climbing the steps, you'll enjoy a spectacular ascent and a breathtaking view of Paris. Thanks to the Arc's panoramic lifts, you'll enjoy a breathtaking view at the top and a unique experience: you'll ascend to a height of more than 100 metres!

Temporary exhibitions

From 13th April to 30th November 2022, you can check out the exhibition Hymne à la Beauté, which displays snapshots taken by the French photographer and Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard. Please note that this exhibition closes on the 16th and 17th of May.

This exhibition will be closed all day on the 8th,14th, 15th, 27th and 28th of June.

In addition, this exhibition will open at 1 pm on the 16th and 29th of June.

2022 Timetable

La Grande Arche de la Défense is open during the following times:

  • 1st to 31st March: Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 7 pm (last access at 6:30 pm)
  • From 1st April: Monday to Sunday from 10 am to 7 pm (last access at 6:30 pm)
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Price

Adults Children 3 to 18 years old Children under 3 years old
Ticket
US$ 16.10
US$ 7.50
Free

Ticket

  • Adults

    US$ 16.10
  • Children 3 to 18 years old

    US$ 7.50
  • Children under 3 years old

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

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Included

Ticket to Grande Arche de la Défense and its terrace.

Entry to the exhibition.

When to book?

You can book up until the previous day (11:59 pm) if there are still places available. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Physical: Wheelchair accessible. Accessible toilets. An accompanying person is required. Show more

Intellectual: Varies according to the attraction included. Accessible toilets. Security system and visual and audible alarm. Information in easy-to-read format.

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Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pets

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
US$ 16.10

Meeting point

Grande Arche de la Défense, Paris