Visits and activities

Find out what's on offer and what's new at the monument.

Écoinçons du grand arc face à l'avenue de la Grande-Armée.

Our tours and activities

Vue panoramique depuis la terrasse de l'Arc de triomphe, hiver 2023.

Self-guided tour

Discover the Arc de Triomphe's interior rooms and its history, before ending your visit with an exceptional panoramic view.


Visit documents are available free of charge in the monument's museum room. Available in 11 languages at the monument, they can also be downloaded now.

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Visite commentée par un agent de l'Arc de triomphe.

Guided tour

The monument's staff will help you discover the secrets of the Arc de Triomphe. Every weekday at 10.15 am and Saturdays and Sundays at 10.15 am, 11.15 am and 3.15 pm. Go to the security control area and approach a receptionist.


Duration: approx. 45min. No advance booking required. Price: no extra charge on your individual ticket. Subject to agent availability.

Maquette de l'Arc de triomphe réalisée par Georges Chedanne et Henri Bouchard.

The lecture tour

Take part in our lecture tours of the Arc de Triomphe, and (re)discover this emblematic monument in every detail. Lecturer-guides tell you all about its history and symbols, in French and English.


Duration: approx. 1h30. Online booking only.

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Atelier en famille, à l'occasion du Printemps du dessin 2023 à l'Arc de triomphe.

Family visit

Discover the Arc de Triomphe as a family! Armed with your playbook, wander around the monument on your own. Would you like some guidance? Opt for one of our heritage workshops.

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Visite de groupe guidée par les animateurs du patrimoine de l'Arc de triomphe en août 2023.

Group tours

Are you an association, works council, social group or school group? Discover our dedicated offers!


Visits must be booked online

Discover our group offers
"Hommage musical", chorale et pianiste les 5 et 6 juin 2021.


Throughout the year, the monument hosts events and activities for the whole family! This season's program includes Le Printemps du Dessin, the Journées Européennes du Patrimoine and the Monument Jeux d'enfant operation.


Find out all about the Arc de Triomphe's cultural program in the monument's agenda and news.

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To prepare or deepen your visit

  • Rosace de la grande voûte de l'Arc de triomphe

    Visit with a flyer

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