Where to get high in Paris


Paris

From the inside, Paris is a great city. But sometimes it's nice to take a little height to contemplate the city from above ... and discover even more beautiful! Selecting Parisian viewpoints that offer a breathtaking view over the capital.

The Eiffel Tower

The highest point in Paris. We need bright sunshine to see something from the top of the tower, which rises to 276 m above ground. If the weather is foggy, it is so high that we can not see anything!

  • Address: Champ de Mars, 5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris
  • Hours: Every day from 9:00 to 0:00 from 15 June to 1 September and from 9:30 am to 23h the rest of the year
  • Price: Adults: € 14 / 12-24 years: 12,50 € / 4-11 years old and disabled: € 9.50 (for a ticket including access to the elevator and on the top)
  • Contact: 0892 70 12 of 39
  • www.tour-eiffel.fr

    The Arc de Triomphe

    At the top of the Champs-Elysees, the Arc de Triomphe offers a perspective to 360 & deg; on the capital. In the foreground, the twelve great avenues that radiate around the place of the star.

    • Address: 3 Place Charles de Gaulle, 75008 Paris (M & deg; Charles de Gaulle-star)
    • Hours: Every day except holidays, from 10h to 23h April 1 to September 30 and from 10 am to 22:30 from October 1 to March 31 (Last admission 45 minutes before closing) < / li>
    • Price: Full price: 9,50 € / Reduced price: 6 € / Free for children under 18 years, 18-25 years, people with disabilities and the unemployed.
    • Contact: 01 55 37 73 77
    • www.arc-de-triomphe.monuments-nationaux.fr

      The Montparnasse Tower

      On the 56th floor of the Tower, is 210 meters from the ground, the panoramic rooftop terrace reveals the beautiful scenery, with orientation tables that identify the different neighborhoods and monuments.

      • Address: Check Street, 75015 Paris (M & deg; Montparnasse-Bienvenue
      • Hours: Every day from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. April 1 to September 30 and from 9:30 to 22:30 from October 1 to March 31 (last climb: 30 minutes before closing)
      • Price: Adults: € 13 / 16-20 and students: 9,50 € / 7-15 years: 7,50 € / Disabled: 6 € / Free for children under 7 years
      • Contact: 01 45 38 52 56
      • www.tourmontparnasse56.com

        The House of Air

        Located at the top of Belleville Park, the observatory of the House of Air offers magnificent views in a green setting. We can contemplate the city, the sky and atmospheric phenomena.

        • Address: 27, rue Piat, 75020 Paris (M & deg; Pyrenees)
        • Hours: on Wednesdays and Saturdays except holidays. Opening at 13h30 closure between 17h and 6:30 p.m. at different times.
        • Free access
        • www.paris.fr

          The Parc des Buttes Chaumont

          It takes a long climb to reach the small temple that overlooks the park but the rewards are high: a breathtaking view of eastern Paris and its tangle of classic buildings and modern.

          • Main entrance: 1 Rue Botzaris, 75019 Paris (M & deg; Buttes Chaumont)
          • Hours: Every day of the year. Opening at 7am, closed between 20h and 22h according to the periods.
          • Free access
          • www.equipement.paris.fr

            The terrace of the Musée d'Orsay: The terrace Seine

            In the fifth and last floor of the Orsay Museum, the fully glazed terrace allows a direct view of the Seine and the Louvre pyramid. One can even enjoy the restaurant at the same time!

            • Address: 5 Quai Anatole France, 75007 Paris (RER Musée d'Orsay)
            • Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 9:30 am to 18h with night Thursday until 9:45 p.m. .
            • Price: Full price: 9 € / Reduced price: 6,50 € (from 18h on Thursday, or 4:30 p.m. other days) / Free for children under 18 years, the 18- 25, unemployed or disabled visitors seekers)
            • Contact: 01 40 49 48 14
            • www.musee-orsay.fr

              Sacred Heart Basilica

              At the top of the Montmartre hill the square of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart can appreciate all Paris but you have to visit the Dome, which rises to 200 m, for a table more spectacular landscape extends 50 km radius !

              • Address: 35 Rue du Chevalier de la Barre, 75018 Paris (M & deg; Abbesses)
              • Hours: every day from 9h to 19h (April to October) and from 9h to 17h in winter
              • Price: Access Dome: Adults: 6 € / 4-16 years: € 4 / Access to the Basilica: Free
              • Contact: 01 53 41 89 00
              • www.sacre-coeur-montmartre.com

                The terrace of the Institute of the Arab World: The Zyriab

                Free access or consumption, you can sit on the panoramic terrace of the IMA to enjoy a view on the Seine, Notre Dame and the finest bridges of Paris.

                • Address: IMA, Level 9, 1 Rue des Fosses Saint Bernard, 75005 Paris (M & deg; Sully-Morland or Cardinal Lemoine)
                • Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, from 11am to 23:30 (reservations required)
                • Free access
                • Contact: 01 55 42 55 42
                • www.imarabe.org

                  The roofs of Printemps Haussmann: The Deli-Cieux

                  Still a panoramic terrace. The Deli-Cieux cafeteria, perched on the 9th floor of the store, offers a perspective to 360 & deg; of Paris rooftops and the most beautiful monuments of the capital.

                  • Address: 64 Boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris (M & deg; Havre-Caumartin)
                  • Hours: Every day from 9:35 to 20h with night Thursday until 22h .
                  • Free access
                  • Contact: 01 42 82 62 76
                  • www.printemps.com

                    Last but not least : A tour helium balloon

                    Nothing like a balloon ride to appreciate even more the heights of the city. Since Andre Citroen Park, Paris balloon allows you to fly over the capital through a cable of 150 m.

                    • Start: Parc Andre Citroen, 75015 Paris (M & deg; bleach or Balard / RER bleach or Boulevard Victor)
                    • Hours: Every day from 9 am until 30 minutes before the park closed (it is advisable to arrive early to avoid the crowds during holiday periods) < / li>
                    • Price: Adults: € 12 / 3-11 years: 6 € / under 3: free (also free for Parisians under 12 on presentation of proof of address and old)
                    • Contact: 01 44 26 20 00
                    • www.ballondeparis.com
                    • Please note that this activity is dependent on weather conditions and can be closed without notice. Better to call for confirmation the same day.