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Arc de Triomphe Self-Guided Tour with Audio Guides

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With this self-guided audio tour, learn about the history and background of the arch and major events that have taken place here, all while exploring at your own pace.


  • Dive straight into the grandeur of the Arc de Triomphe with a value-packed, audio-guided tour offering historical insights in English or Italian.

  • Enjoy a detailed exploration of the Arc, learning about the 660 generals and their victories inscribed on the monument. Appreciate its intricate design and deep-rooted history.

  • Ascend to various levels of the monument offering distinct perspectives, and end your climb with a panoramic view of Paris from the observation deck.

  • To add a poignant touch to your Parisian experience, pay your respects at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier which was built in honor of the 1.3 million French soldiers who sacrificed their lives in WWI.

  • Did you know? The Flame of Remembrance at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier has been continuously lit since 1923.


  • Audio guide app (English & Italian) for iPhone and Android

  • Offline map showing routes for effortless GPS navigation

  • 22 audio recordings narrated by a professional historian

  • Lifetime access to the tour in your preferred language


  • Tickets to Arc de Triomphe

  • Smartphone and headphones

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 1 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

An unforgettable tour of the Arc de Triomphe

Step into the pages of French history as you begin your tour of the iconic Arc de Triomphe. The audio guide in Italian and English will escort you through the fascinating tales of Napolean's reign, victories, and the 660 generals whose names are inscribed on the monument. Experience a journey through time as you climb to various levels of the monument, each revealing a different aspect of the historical narrative. Before heading out to the observation deck, get to know more about this historical monument with the reading material provided and a silent movie too.

Panoramic views and tribute to the Unknown Soldier

As you ascend the Arc de Triomphe, a breathtaking panorama of Paris unfurls before your eyes. From the observation deck, you can spot famous landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower and Montparnasse Tower. The tour concludes on a reflective note at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Here, you can pay your respects to the fallen heroes of World War I, with the Flame of Remembrance serving as a perpetual testament to their bravery. This Arc de Triomphe tour is a perfect blend of history, culture, and stunning city views, making it an essential part of your Paris visit.

What to bring

  • Carry your own headphones to tune into your audio guides.

Additional information

  • You will receive an email with activation instructions after purchase.

  • It is recommended to activate and download your tour before reaching the monument.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

Ticket redemption point

  • Start your tour at PFA - Plateforme automobile.

  • Address: 2 Rue de Presbourg, 75116 Paris, France.

Get directions to the redemption point

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