Montparnasse Tower Observation Deck (Best Views of Eiffel Tower)
The best place in Paris to photograph the Eiffel Tower. Montparnasse Tower was Paris’s first skyscraper and its observation deck is located on the 56th floor. Your tickets give you entry to this magnificent Tower and are valid for 2 years from the date of purchase.
Why You Shouldn’t Miss This
The Montparnasse Tower is not necessarily on to-do lists of most travelers, yet, it is one of those off beat experiences that you have to take in! The Tower looks head on at the Eiffel, and its 56th-floor observation deck offers the best views of the Eiffel and of Paris. The deck is indoors, thus offering a comfortable, relaxed setting. Unlike the other observation points in Paris.
Open till late in the night, you can walk at any time of the day with your all day access tickets. If you wish to go higher, you can take the stairs to the 59th-floor open-air observation deck for better views of Paris.
Upon booking your tickets to the Montparnasse Tower Observation Deck, you will receive a confirmation email with your tickets. Your tickets are valid for 2 years from the date of purchase and can be used during any time of the day. Head straight to the entrance of the Tower and walk towards the elevators. In a cool 38 seconds, you will be elevated to the 56th-floor Observation Deck!
The deck is indoors and is surrounded by large bay windows. These offer 360-degree views of Paris. The highlights of your visit are surely looking at the Eiffel Tower from the best observation point in Paris. This is one of the best spots to capture that memorable photograph of the Eiffel, without having to deal with busy crowds.
You can also take the stairs and walk up to the 59th-floor open-air observation deck to admire similar views under the Parisian sky.
- 1x Entry to 56th floor observation deck
Know Before You Go
About the Experience
Montparnasse Tower Hours: October 1 to March 31: Sunday – Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and Friday – Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. April 1 to September 30: Every day from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Getting There: The Metro lines 4,6,12, and 13 all stop at the ‘Montparnasse-Bienvenue’ station. By Bus, you can hop on the 28, 58, 82, 88, 89, 91, 92, 94, 95 or 96. All of these have stops located at a walking distance from the Tower.
How to Redeem your Tickets
• You will receive an email with your Montparnasse voucher in a few minutes.
• On the day you wish to visit the Montparnasse Observation Deck, head straight to the Tower and display a printed copy of the confirmation voucher with a valid Photo I.D at the entrance.
Your tickets are valid for 2 years from date of purchase.
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