Arc de Triomphe is open Apr. 1 – Sept. 30 from 10:00am – 11:00pm and between Oct. 1 – Mar. 31 from 10:00 – 10:30. Last admission 30min before closing
Admission: Arc de Triomphe: Adults 9€, 18-24 5.50€ allows you to climb to the top of the Arc and to the historical museum found underground.
Get There: Arc de Triomphe can be found at end of Avenue des Champs Elysees, hence both places can be reach via metro lines M1, M2, and M6 to Charles de Gualle – Etoile station. In addition you can also take Suburban Rail Rer A to Charles de Gualle – Etoile station.
Avenue des Champs Elysees is a prestigious avenue in Paris. With its cinemas, cafés, luxury specialty shops and clipped horse-chestnut trees, the Avenue des Champs-Élysées is one of the most famous streets in the world.
Arc de Triomphe stands in the centre of the Place Charles de Gaulle, also known as the Place de l’Étoile. It is located at the western end of the Champs-Élysées. The triumphal arch honours those who fought for France, particularly during the Napoleonic Wars. On the inside and the top of the arc there are all of the names of generals and wars fought. Underneath is the tomb of the unknown soldier from World War I. The Arc de Triomphe can be reached via an underground passage way, do not attempt to cross the street.