Arc de Triomphe, Paris, France

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Paris, Seine Paris 75008 FR

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  • 5 mentions in Best views of Paris for dates?

    • Robin W.

      Robin W. said, "...view from the top of the Eiffel Tower is wonderful. Also, if you walk the Champs-Élysées and end up at the Arc de Triomphe, you will find the views from the top amazing. Also, the Tour Montparnasse has a magnificent view. I..." See More

    • Katie C.

      Katie C. said, "...Tower sparkles and you'll get an amazing view of it from over there. Admittedly, the view from the top of the Arc de Triomphe is much better in my opinion than at the top of the Eiffel Tower. There is less of a..." See More

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...in Paris, the gargoyles (technically chimera) make for stunning photo opportunities and the view is amazing. My 2nd favorite is the Arc de Triomphe where you can see the layout of Paris, the Champs-Élysées and lots and lots of cars jockeying for position...." See More

    • Linda H.

      Linda H. said, "...favourite view spots are: -Top of the Eiffel Tower (very romantic, albeit most cheesy cliche proposal location!!!) - Top of the Arc de Triomphe- Steps outside Sacre Coeur in Montmartre (there is often some buskers playing music here and its beautiful just..." See More

    • Marnie d.

      Marnie d. said, "...Obviously the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe are key places, but you have to queue to take the elevators. Why not just go to Montmartre, to the Basilique du Sacre-Coeur, at the top of the steps?..." See More

  • 4 mentions in France in November- what to do and where to go?

    • Gary W.

      Gary W. said, "...other things which I really loved to do: 1) Walk up the Champs-Elyseees from the Place de la Concorde to the Arc de Triomphe. Enjoy the walk on a nice day, you'll go right by the Petit Palais on your left. Here..." See More

    • JJ D.

      JJ D. said, "...l'Orangerie (great if you're a Monet lover). Landmark/Attactions: Jardin du Luxembourg, Basilique du Sacre-Coeur, Notre Dame Cathedral (avoid going on weekends!), Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, The Panthéon, Grand Palais, Les Invalides, Place Vendôme (and browse all the haute jeweler for some..." See More

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...Most of Paris' museums are included on this pass as well as Versailles to see Louis XIV's fabulous palace and grounds, Arc de Triomphe which has a spectacular view over Paris, the Towers of Notre Dame Cathedral which has an even better view..." See More

    • Damian M.

      Damian M. said, "...- Day 2: Notre Dame Cathedral, Latin Quarter, Jardin du Luxembourg. - Day 3: Les Invalides, Champ de Mars, Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe. - Day 4: Louvre Museum and surroundings. - 5th: Palace of Versailles. I set up the route to..." See More

  • 4 mentions in How many days should a first timer spend in Paris?

    • Paul W.

      Paul W. said, "...and prepare to wait.WHAT TO SEE: Eiffel Tower Visiting children insist on it. The view is actually as good from the Arc de Triomphe or Notre Dame Cathedral , but the sheer scale of the 325-metre iron structure is well worth seeing up..." See More

    • Beena S.

      Beena S. said, "...most places at a reduced rate, with no lines to buy tickets to the Notre Dame Cathedral or climb up the Arc de Triomphe. Or you could squeeze the visits in 2 days (which we did and we were too tired and..." See More

    • Terry L.

      Terry L. said, "...take one of the River Seine short cruises to get a feel for the city. If you have time, add in Arc de Triomphe, and then continue your Metro ride from there out to La Défense , as it is the more..." See More

    • Aline G.

      Aline G. said, "...well known Mona Lisa. The Latin Quarter is really nice and Sacre Coeur . The Champs Elysées with at the end Arc de Triomphe. That you can do in one day. Also I really enjoyed the Grande Roue de Paris so you..." See More

  • 4 mentions in What to do with 4 days in Paris?

    • Sérgio N.

      Sérgio N. said, "...and do some shopping Quartier Du Marais, Saint-Germain-des-Prés and the Canal Saint Martin. Landmarks Notre-Dame de Paris, Luxembourg Garden, Jardin Tuileries, Arc de Triomphe, Basilique du Sacre-Coeur and Eiffel Tower. Museums, The Louvre, Musee de l'Orangerie, Musee Rodin, George Pompidou and my..." See More

    • Mei & Kerstin O.

      Mei & Kerstin O. said, "...free, so you might want to take advantage of that. :) From there you can walk down the Champs-Élysées towards the Arc de Triomphe. The Notre-Dame de Paris and a walk through the Latin Quarter is another must-do/must see thing in the..." See More

    • Maria O.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Maria O. said, "...of tourists. It's even lovelier at night.Walk around the Quartier Du Marais and find a little restaurant for lunch. Visit the Arc de Triomphe at 6.30pm to see the daily lighting of the torch in memory of the unknown soldier (it is very..." See More

    • Abigail K.

      Abigail K. said, "...track” types of outings for a longer stay in the future. Here are a few ideas: Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame de Paris, Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Élysées, Montmartre, Sacré-Cœur Basilica, Opera Garnier, Tuileries, Luxembourg Garden, Pont Alexandre III, Ile Saint-Louis,... If you are planning..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Is the Paris Museum Pass worth it?

    • John B.

      John B. said, "...local evening spots. Also, don't pay to climb the Eiffel Tower (very expensive/crowded) and instead, climb to the top of the Arc de Triomphe. This monument provides an excellent view that includes the Eiffel Tower and isn't nearly as crowded. Hope this..." See More

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...Conciergerie. Later in the day I think we hit one of the art museums, probably Musée d'Orsay Day 2 Versailles and Arc de Triomphe which is open late and has another great view of Paris, the Arc usually has really long lines and..." See More

    • Lynn F.

      Lynn F. said, "...(pass almost paid for now); you can go up on the towers of Notre Dame Cathedral, up on top of the Arc de Triomphe, see the Musee Rodin and a number of other museums, not sure of the Eiffel Tower... Check other..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Best route for 3 days in Paris

    • Valerie S.

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      Valerie S. said, "...from past answers, I'll do my best to give you my suggestions too! Day 1: North of the La Seine: The Arc de Triomphe is a must see, since it will give you a quick orientation to the layout of the city. Walking..." See More

    • John S.

      John S. said, "...the ancient Egyptian obelisk. From here you can either keep walking down Champs-Élysées or you can take the Metro to the Arc de Triomphe. There are metro stops every few blocks so if you start walking, you can take the metro at..." See More

    • patricia C.

      patricia C. said, "...the best place to see the light show is Place du Trocadero across the street), Sainte-Chapelle with its stained glass windows, Arc de Triomphe (view from the roof up many stairs is beautiful), escargots at a sidewalk cafe on the Champs-Élysées. There is..." See More

  • 3 mentions in How many days do you recommend to see Paris?

    • John S.

      John S. said, "...waiting time at http://www.toureiffel.paris/ and best photo location of the tower is the lookout near the Trocadéro in the late afternoon), Arc de Triomphe, Luxembourg Garden, Tuileries, Basilique du Sacre-Coeur, The quais along the La Seine and the bridges over it, Palais-Royal,..." See More

    • Ashley and Ryan R.

      Ashley and Ryan R. said, "...you first day would be to start at the Notre-Dame de Paris and walk your way to the The Louvre, Champs-Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and Eiffel Tower in a couple of hours just to get a feel for the city and catch the..." See More

    • Maria O.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Maria O. said, "...on the Seine (which is useful for seeing a lot in a short time) I would recommend a visit to the Arc de Triomphe at 6pm. Everyday since 1923, at a 6pm ceremony, each evening, French war veterans and soldiers solemnly rekindle the..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Best itinerary for 5 days covering Paris and Rome

    • Ashley and Ryan R.

      Ashley and Ryan R. said, "...Parisalong the river, you'll get to the The Louvre. Walk through the Tuileries until you hit the Champs-Élysées, you'll see the Arc de Triomphe in the distance -- walk until you get there. From the L'Arc walk to the Eiffel Tower. If you..." See More

    • Brenda B.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Brenda B. said, "...Paris or Rome in 5 days. I would really pick one and if I were you I would walk to the Arc de Triomphe. Otherwise, my advice would be don't do that again, don't go inside a lot of museums, you simply..." See More

    • Polly B.

      Polly B. said, "...weather is nice. Day Five find a bus or walking tour of the city, seeing Place de la Concorde, Champs-Élysées, the Arc de Triomphe. End the evening at the Eiffel Tower. Just be aware that at this pace, you may come home..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Must visit places in Paris?

    • Simon B.

      Simon B. said, "...Chez Papa its reaaaallly good. The must visits places if you only have 3 days its the obvious choices: Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Élysées, The Louvre, Notre Dame Cathedral Gift Shop, Sacré-Cœur Basilica, Concorde and so on.... I recomend you a..." See More

    • Anna G.

      Anna G. said, "...3 days I suggest you mostly walk around the city and check out the major sites like Eiffel Tower The Louvre Arc de Triomphe Notre Dame Sacré-Cœur Basilica. In my guide I've also got dining suggestions and most of them are not so..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best places to explore in London, Paris, Amsterdam, and Switzerland?

    • Lorraine M.

      Lorraine M. said, "...will bypass the huge queues. Versailles is amazing-note that the pass won't save queueing there. Musée d'Orsay for your art fix. Arc de Triomphe -no lift-you have to be able to walk up lots of stairs. Boat ride on Seine-try to do a..." See More

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...and interests of the group but I always get a Paris Museum Pass and go to The Louvre, Musée d'Orsay, the Arc de Triomphe, Versailles and then whatever else fits in the trip. A boat ride on the Seine is always nice..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Must sees in Paris and Nice??

    • Steve D.

      Steve D. said, "...scene and a twilight ride up the Eiffel Tower. Day 2 Morning: Follow Rick Steves' Champs-Élysées self guided walk from the Arc de Triomphe down the grand Avenue des Champs-Elysées to Tuileries. Midday: Cross the pedestrian bridge from the Tuileries Garden, then tour..." See More

    • Kemkem C.

      Kemkem C. said, "...buried. Wear comfy shoes and do the long walk from the The Louvre to the Champs-Élysées, Place de la Concorde, Tuileries, Arc de Triomphe. Have fun!..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best itinerary for 3 days in London and 4 days in Paris

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...visit each place multiple times if the kids attention span is short. I love the views from on top of the Arc de Triomphe and Notre-Dame de Paris, a bonus for the kids are the gargoyles on top which they might have seen..." See More

    • Ragan S.

      Ragan S. said, "...lot of the museums, they wanted to LOOK, they loved walking down the Champs-Élysées, and watching the cars weave around the Arc de Triomphe. There are many stores that are more like experiences as you wander down towards The Louvre through the..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Quick trip to Paris

    • Erika M.

      Erika M. said, "...you'll make the most of it and will taste the atmosphere of this beautiful Capital. For example, you can start from Arc de Triomphe and walk down the Avenue des Champs-Élyséeswhen you arrive at the Le Grand Palais , which stands in front..." See More

    • Brew J.

      Brew J. said, "...great place to spend time and my personal favorite part of Paris... You need to see the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe, but if I had to choose between the big attractions and The Louvre Le Marais , Le Marais..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Free things to do in Paris?

    • Maria O.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Maria O. said, "...beautiful city to walk or run. Stroll along the La Seine at dusk, Quartier Du Marais and Montmartre or visit the Arc de Triomphe at 6.30pm where, each day there is a formal ceremony to light the flame of remembrance for the unknown..." See More

    • Michelle C.

      Michelle C. said, "...tour. While there is a fee for the Louvre museum you can visit the impressive (and beautiful) courtyard for free! The Arc de Triomphe is another one of those monuments that’s great to go inside and climb, but it’s honestly just as impressive..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Major attractions worth seeing?

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...to take down the Bastille. Insider tip: this free museum is a great place to run in and use the facilities. Arc de Triomphe- When Napoleon married his second wife, he was so determined to knock her out by passing through the..." See More

    • Erin B.

      Erin B. said, "...This is a famous street with luxury shopping, cafes, and is in the heart of Paris next to attractions like the Arc de Triomphe and Place de la Concorde . If you don't have money for shopping, sit down at a cafe and..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best things for teenagers to do and see in Paris?

    • John S.

      John S. said, "...for exercise would be walking up to the towers of Notre Dame Cathedral and walking up to the top of the Arc de Triomphe. Less strenuous good views are available at the Tour Montparnasse (the old joke is that it has the..." See More

  • 1 mention in Must see's in France??

    • maretta k.

      maretta k. said, "...suggest skipping the line to get to the top of the Eiffel Tower and instead going to the top of the Arc de Triomphe it has spectacular views and your pass will let you skip the lines! Of course museums are a big..." See More

  • 1 mention in 4 Days in Paris - Recommendations?

    • Lynn F.

      Lynn F. said, "...Basilica & go to the Place du Tertre (to see the artists painting the Basilica); walk up the Champs-Élysées to the Arc de Triomphe; walk around the Luxembourg Garden. (On nice days, do the outdoor things, if its cold & inclement, do..." See More

  • 1 mention in If you had to pick one place to do the following, where would you go?

    • Seán O.

      Seán O. said, "...Sacre-Coeur, especially at sunset when the white marble church above you glows pink. Instagram - go to the top of the Arc de Triomphe where you can see all of Paris, including the Eiffel Tower...." See More

  • 1 mention in What are the 10 things I'll be kicking myself if I don't see?

    • Monica B.

      Monica B. said, "...among others. The monuments are very beautiful. Les Catacombes de Paris is a very interesting place! Musée d'Orsayis a wonderful artmuseum. Arc de Triomphe has the best view of Paris from all angels. Basilique du Sacre-Coeur is a wonderful basilica. Shakespeare and Company..." See More

  • 1 mention in Given time constraint, what ONE (or two) places is a MUST visit in Europe?

    • Vikalp M.

      Vikalp M. said, "...an amazing location to explore serenity and cafe culture. 5 days are more than sufficient to explore Paris. visit Eiffel tower, Arc de Triomphe, Notre dam, Versailles's Palace and Strasbourg. Dublin can be covered on foot and is a very small destination...." See More

  • 1 mention in Paris with kids

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...that my kids enjoyed the walk and window shopping even at those young ages. Do ask for the elevator at the Arc de Triomphe. The walk up can be exhausting, but my kids did ok on the walk down. I did the..." See More

  • 1 mention in 14 days in Paris OR 7 days - Paris and 7 days - Rome

    • Emily N.

      Emily N. said, "...if you want to.) Walk along La Seine. Get falafel in the Quartier Du Marais. Walk up the Champs-Élysées to the Arc de Triomphe and down Avenue Kléber to the Eiffel Tower. Also - visit Versailles - it's SO worth a day-trip. Stop..." See More

  • 1 mention in Culture junkies in Paris

    • Chase J.

      Chase J. said, "...for a few years. When are you going? If you go in the summer, walk the Champs-Élysées at dusk. Arrive at Arc de Triomphe and go upstairs, take in Paris at sunset. If you're there in winter in december/january, you can usually ICE..." See More

  • 1 mention in Eurotrip: 28 nights, 9 Countries, 12 Cities

    • Jacqui T.

      Jacqui T. said, "...won't miss out on anything. For example, in Paris you will probably want to walk down the famous Champs-Élysées, see the Arc de Triomphe, go up the Eiffel Tower and explore the treasures and Mona Lisa in the The Louvre - you..." See More

  • 1 mention in Walks around Paris?

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...great exhibits and are breathtaking buildings. At this point you could keep going in the same direction until you hit the Arc de Triomphe, although in my opinion, once you're past the Avenue Montaigne , the Champs gets really tacky and commercial..." See More

  • 1 mention in Need help planning how to visit London, Paris, and Newcastle upon Tyne

    • Sarah M.

      Sarah M. said, "...my favourite Musée d'Orsay, I would get there early in the morning. You will be able to see sights such as Arc de Triomphe and Place de la Concorde by exploring on foot. I would recommend some time around the area of Basilique..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where is the best shopping in Paris?

    • Yoana P.

      Yoana P. said, "...Champs-Élysées .. aka Rodeo Drive of Paris. It's right by the Arc de Triomphe! Enjoy!..." See More

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