Want to visit the Arc de Triomphe? Of course you do, it’s one of the most important and iconic landmarks in Paris! Located in the middle of Charles de Gaulle square, this impressive arch can’t be missed if you’re visiting the French capital. But as you can probably imagine, it can be tough to find parking close to the Arc de Triomphe since it’s such a popular place.
After leaving your car in a secure car park in Paris, you’re ready to walk to the magnificent arch. Be careful, though! The Arc de Triomphe is located right in the center of a gigantic roundabout comprised of 12 avenues spreading out in all directions. If you value your life, you should use the pedestrian underpass to get to the arch! It takes you directly to the center of the square.
Once you’ve made it safely there and enjoyed the views from the ground, we recommend taking the elevator up to the Arc de Triomphe viewing platform. Bet you didn’t know you could walk on top of the famous arch, did you? ;)
From the top of the Arc de Triomphe you have a truly fantastic view of the Champs-Élysées—considered one of the most beautiful streets in the world, the Place de la Concorde, and the Arche de la Défense. And if you want to know more about the history of the Arc de Triomphe, you can visit the small museum on the top floor, right under the roof of the arch.
While you’re already in Charles de Gaulle square visiting the iconic monument, you must also visit the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, located directly under the arch. This war monument, marked with the Eternal Flame of memory, is devoted to all the fallen soldiers of World War I that could never be identified. If you want to attend the ceremony of the lighting of the flame, it is rekindled every day at 6:30 p.m.
Now that you know everything there is to see in and around this square, you’re probably wondering where to leave your car…. And we bet you’ve heard from many, many people that parking in Paris is anything but easy. Lots of traffic, few spaces, expensive rates all make for a real headache. But it doesn’t have to be that way! With ParkingsdeParis you can book your space in a car park in advance. Check out all the options on our website and choose the one that best meets your needs. Some are open 24 hours a day, some have extra security, and some even have car washing services! Regardless, they all have affordable rates and will have a parking space for you, guaranteed. ;)
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