The 10 best places with a view of Paris

This week, the Hotel Trianon Rive Gauche team want to impress you. You will discover the best places with a view of Paris. Nothing beats a good point of view, to realize the grandeur of the sites that surround us.

We specially selected for you the 10 best places offering the most beautiful views of Paris. From the classic roof of Galeries Lafayettes to more secret and less frequented places.
Note the address, we will bring you to 7th Parisian heaven!

The best places with a Paris view, Left Bank

Institut du Monde Arabe roof (Paris 5th)

First place on the Left Bank side: the Institut du Monde Arabe’ rooftop. Its location is ideally located in the Latin Quarter. Indeed, it is close to our hotel, only 15 minutes away by foot or by public transport. Its roof thus hides a breathtaking view of Notre Dame Cathedral and the Tournelle bridge. So go up to the 9th floor by the elevator, you are facing the Ile Saint-Louis and in the distance the Ile de la Cité.

Access : 1 Rue des Fossés Saint-Bernard, 75005 Paris

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Tour Montparnasse (Paris 14th)

Second place: the infernal tower or the Montparnasse Tower. This place with the highest skyscraper in Paris offers the clearest and highest view of the capital. The Montparnasse Tower is definitely to add to your list, and to climb once in your life. Its ascent is reserved for those whose vertigo is not a problem. In fact, in just 38 seconds you are on the 56th floor, 210 meters high. The point of view is unique and incredible (especially at night), that is a must do!

Access : 33 avenue du Maine, 75015 Paris
Prices : Adults 18€, Youth & Students 15€, Kids -11 years old : 9,50€

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The best places with a Paris view, Right Bank

Sacré Coeur, Montmartre (Paris 18th)

We could not start this part without mentioning this point of view, which well deserves its place. In the 18th area, you can find the top of the Butte Montmartre and the Basilica of the Sacré-Coeur. This place has one of the best view in Paris, if not the most beautiful. The 360 ° view is panoramic over the entire capital, and the main monuments.
If there is one point of view that we recommend, it is of the Sacré Coeur.

Access : 35 Rue du Chevalier de la Barre, 75018 Paris

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Butte Bergeyre (Paris 19th)

This fourth place is undoubtedly one of the most secret. Access is in fact reserved for locals or connaisseurs. In the 19th arrondissement, after climbing the narrow stairs, an exceptional view is erected. In front of you, the romantic and imposing Sacré-Coeur, near a garden shared by the inhabitants of the district. We reveal to you this little frequented address, yet so charming.

Access : 78 Rue Georges Lardennois, 75019 Paris

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Galeries Lafayette roof (Paris 9th)

The very chic Galeries Lafayette department store offers a choice of the highest luxury boutiques. But it also reserves on the top floor by its escalators, an exceptional point of view on Paris. One of the best place with a view of Paris. On the arrival of fine weather, tables are set up, leaving room for the sweetness of Parisian living.
The 360-degree panorama is breathtaking: the Eiffel Tower, the Pantheon, the Opéra Garnier and more …

Access : 64 Boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris

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Avenue de Camoens stairs (Paris 16th)

Without doubt one of the most beautiful staircases in Paris. Between the Iron Lady, the magnificent Haussmann buildings and the lampposts. In the heart of the very chic 16th arrondissement of Paris hides this majestic staircase. A must-see place for Instagram and many great movies. After climbing the stairs, you will find a truly romantic view of the Eiffel Tower.

Access : 17 avenue de Camoens, 75116 Paris

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Jardin des Tuileries big wheel (Paris 1st)

This seventh place is little known, even less to locals. In fact, crossing the historic Tuileries Garden, you will find the Grande Roue de Paris (big wheel). In the heart of the 1st arrondissement, near the magnificent Louvre and rue Rivoli. From its height of 56 meters, the atmosphere is festive in summer with the funfair of the Garden.
A word of advice: go at night to this place, the view allows a magical and unforgettable moment in Paris.

Access : Place de la Concorde, 75001 Paris
Prices : Full price 12€, 6€ for kids -10 years old

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Arc de Triomphe (Paris 8th)

The imposing Arc de Triomphe offers a marvelous panorama of the Champs Elysées and Place Charles-de-Gaulle. After climbing the 284 steps, you are at a height of 50 meters. With a full view of the Eiffel Tower and the main monuments of Paris.

Access : Place Charles de Gaulle, 75008 Paris
Tarifs : Plein tarif 13€, Gratuit pour les -26 ans de l’UE


Belleville park (Paris 20th)

Far north of Paris in the 20th arrondissement, stands the Parc de Belleville. This place offers a magnificent belvedere with a beautiful view of the capital. Between the works of street art and its urban greenery, you can admire the Eiffel Tower or the Montparnasse Tower. Belleville Park is also notorious for being less crowded, so be sure to check it out.

Access : 47 Rue des Couronnes, 75020 Paris

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Grande Arche de la Défense (92)

After the Montparnasse Tower, second point of view at a very great height, this time near Puteaux. The Grande Arche de la Défense, with its particular architecture and recognizable from miles away, rises to 110 meters in height. You will find the majestic Eiffel Tower, the great towers of the La Défense district, the Arc de Triomphe and the iconic Champs-Elysées.

Access : 1 Parvis de la Défense, 92800 Puteaux
Prices : Full price 15€, Students 10€ and -18 years old : 7€

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With all these beautiful views in mind, you will see Paris in a new light. Storm the capital, and take out the camera! Take advantage of these 10 best places, for a clear view of Paris.

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