Montparnasse Tower


Want to see everything in Paris from one spot? Searching for an incredible panoramic view overlooking the Eiffel Tower and all the other iconic monuments in Paris? Located right in the city centre, the Montparnasse Tower Panoramic Observation Deck gives you a unique, breathtaking view by day or by night.

Straight in and straight up – just 38 seconds and you’re 200 metres above Paris, contemplating the very best view you can get of this beautiful city! The Eiffel Tower is right in front of you – a sight you will never forget. Just like the Empire State Building and the London Eye, the Montparnasse Tower Panoramic Observation Deck gives you a totally unique view of Paris and its monuments.


Paris is magical all year long from day into night. The Montparnasse Tower Observation Deck is open 365 days a year, 7 days a week : 

  • From 9:30 am to 11:30 pm, from April 1th to September 30th.
  • From 9:30 am to 10:30 pm Sunday to Thursday and 9:30 am to 11 pm Friday to Saturday, from October 1th to March 31th.

The last lift to the top leaves 30 minutes before closing.

Montparnasse Tower – Montparnasse 56
33 avenue du Maine 75015 Paris, France
Tel: +33 (0)1 45 38 52 56


By car, public transport, or on foot, the Montparnasse Tower Observation Deck in Paris’ 15th arrondissement is easy to find.

Entry, meeting point, and ticket booth.At the foot of the Montparnasse Tower, on the Rue de l’Arrivée side.

Access to the 59th floor for people with reduced mobility:

the terrace is only accessible by stairs from the 56th floor (3 floors on foot)


  • The very best view of Paris, including the Eiffel Tower and all the city’s historic monuments.
  • Touch screens and virtual reality kiosks tell you everything you always wanted to know about the monuments of Paris.
  • You can even enjoy a glass of champagne* with that special someone in the world’s most romantic city.
  • When night falls, you have the best possible view of the Eiffel Tower as it twinkles with flashing lights, every hour, on the hour.
  • Book your ticket online and go straight to the top in the lift – no queuing!
  • Free for children under 4.
  • Free Wifi.
  • Your ticket gives you access to the city’s highest rooftop terrace and the activities and events on offer there (trampolines, yoga, concerts, etc.).
  • Tight security: security checks are performed on all visitors to ensure your visit is totally carefree.
  • Open 365 days a year!
  • METRO:

    Station: Montparnasse-Bienvenüe (4, 6, 12, 13)

  • BUS:

    (28, 58, 82, 88, 89, 91, 92, 94, 95, 96)

  • Train (SNCF)

    Gare Montparnasse (The Montparnasse Train Station)


    Paid parking under Montparnasse Tower


Witness one of the most iconic views in the world with this panoramic view of Paris. On the 56th floor of the Montparnasse Tower, you are offered a complete view of the city at every angle. Take the fast elevator which travels from the ground floor to the 56th floor in a mind-blowing 38 seconds, travelling at a speed of 6 metres per second.

Become lost in the view as you can see some of the city’s most famous landmarks from this sightseeing spot, including the iconic Arc de Triomphe, which overlooks the Champs Elysees, as well as the Notre Dame Cathedral. You’ll also be able to see the grand Louvre Museum, which is home to some of the most well known pieces of art work the world has to offer, and of course, The Iron Lady herself, The Eiffel Tower. The memory of the magnificent view is one that is sure to stay with you forever.

The night time view of the city is sure to capture the romance of Paris, when the illuminating glow of the street lights gives the city a magical feel. The soft light of the streets and the spotlights surrounding the monuments bring them to life as they aren’t during the day. The Eiffel Tower stands dominant above the rest of the city, lit calmly by the lights which line the tower’s frame. This tour is definitely one for those who want to see the sights in a unique way.

Ice Skating at Montparnasse Tower
Get your skates on from the 16th February until the 10th March at the highest outdoor ice rink in Paris with 210m² of skating fun for the whole family.

Enjoy this refreshing and unusual experience that allows families and friends to make the most of the exceptional panoramic views on the city – with a difference.
Open until 8pm on weekdays and 9pm on Saturdays, the ice rink offers a breathtaking view over Paris and the Eiffel Tower illuminated at night. (Skate hire not included, and must be paid locally).

Adrenaline and laughter are guaranteed in this unforgettable experience!


Multilingual flyers available in English, Spanish, German, Italian and French, and a visitor map.

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Start point:  Tour Montparnasse
End point: Same as the starting point

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Activity for Families, Couples, Youth, Seniors