The top of the Arc de Triomphe can be accessed on foot by a staircase of 284 steps or by a lift which allows access to the attic room. From this level, you need to climb 46 more steps to reach the terrace.
High season (from April to September) : open every day from 10am to 11pm
Low Season (from October to March) : open every day from 10am to 10:30pm
Please note: Last entry is 45 minutes before the closing time.
Closures: 1st January, 1st May, 8th May (morning), 14th July (morning), 11th November (morning) and 25th December.
Free entry for:
The Arc de Triomphe prohibits pushchairs and camera tripods and cameras except when explicitly authorised. This monument is dedicated to the memory of French soldiers: proper attire is requested.
Due to public security reasons, poor weather conditions or ceremonies, the monument can be closed temporarily without having to reimburse its customers.