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Grande Arche of Defense Ticket

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

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.


La Grande Arche de la Défense is open from Tuesday to Sunday at the following times:

  • 1st to the 31st of October 202011 am to 6 pm - last access 5 pm.
  • 1st November to the 31st December 2020: The arch is closed to the public.

Important Information

The Arc de la Defense will not be open to the public until 1 April 2021.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

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Adults Children 3 to 18 years old Children under 3 years old
US$ 18.20
US$ 8.50


  • Adults

    US$ 18.20
  • Children 3 to 18 years old

    US$ 8.50
  • 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?

You can book up until the previous day (11:59 pm) if there are still places available. Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.


Yes, most areas are accessible.



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.

US$ 18.20
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

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.

Meeting point

Grande Arche de la Défense, Paris