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Grande Arche of Defense Ticket
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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!

What to expect?

This ticket will let you discover Paris' majestic La Grande Arche de la Défense (Great Arch of the Defense), a large office building that houses the largest terrace in the city. Upon entering, you will ascend the panoramic elevators to see the elegant business district of Defense at your feet.

When you leave the elevator, you will find yourself on a terrace more than 330 feet above sea level. You will admire a 360-degree view of the city and you will be able to cross a hair-raising bridge that separates two buildings. From it, you will enjoy unique views of the Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower, and the Louvre Museum.

You will also have the opportunity to see the fantastic exhibition housed inside the Great Arch of the Defense by the photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand. You will see a retrospective of career from the first work taken from a balloon in Kenya to his famous project: The Earth from the Sky.


The Arco de la Defensa is open from Monday to Sunday from 10 am to 7 pm hours. The last ascent is at 6:30 pm.


Adults Children 3 to 18 years old Children under 3 years old
US$ 16.60
US$ 7.80


  • Adults

    US$ 16.6
  • Children 3 to 18 years old

    US$ 7.8
  • Children under 3 years old


More Information




Ticket to Grande Arche de la Défense and its terrace.

Entry to the exhibition.

Ascent in the panoramic elevator.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in Paris).


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

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 still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


Yes (most areas are accessible).

US$ 16.60
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Meeting point

Grande Arche de la Défense, Paris


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.