A hotel near the Montparnasse Tower? FRED HOTEL!

Enjoy a magnificent view of Paris just a few minutes from your hotel.

Visit the Montparnasse Tower, just a few minutes from FRED HOTEL. From our hotel to the Montparnasse train station, you can visit the neighbourhood of the same name and discover the tallest tower in Paris and its panoramic view at its summit, day and night.


 The Montparnasse Tower: a breathtaking panoramic view

The Montparnasse Tower is the ideal spot to take in a magnificent panorama of Paris and all its historical monuments such as the Eiffel Tower. Thanks to the observatory on the 56th floor, enjoy a stunning view day and night over the city of light, a unique view on Paris. The Montparnasse Tower stands 210 metres tall and has 59 floors, 25 lifts and 6 underground floors. It is the tallest building in Paris and the second highest structure after the Eiffel Tower - it is undoubtedly gigantic in comparison to the rest of the city. Reach the observatory in 38 seconds and enjoy a 200-metre high view over Paris. Access the top floors by the stairs to take in the beautifully redesigned 210-metre high roof terrace and 360° view. Discover Paris’s iconic monuments such as the Louvre, the Sacré-Coeur or the Notre Dame Cathedral for a different view of the city!


 The Montparnasse district: an area packed with activities

The Montparnasse district is located in the 15th arrondissement and neighbouring the 14th and 6th arrondissements of the capital. It is an easily accessible central area in Paris. You’ll find many cultural activities and dining hotspots in this neighbourhood.


 Cultural attractions in the Montparnasse district

There are about 60 cinema theatres in the Montparnasse district! The three cinemas close to Montparnasse Tower are UGC Montparnasse, Gaumont Parnasse and le Bretagne. The Bobino, Montparnasse and Gaîté theatres are also just a few steps from the Montparnasse Tower behemoth. If you like museums, you’ll love the Montparnasse district: the Bourdelle museum-workshop is located a few steps from the tower, the  musée Zedkine and  musée du Montparnasse are also very close by. As you wander through the Montparnasse district, enjoy a stroll in the Luxembourg gardens, or discover the uniquely charming artist houses, as well as the Montparnasse cemetery where many greats such as Jean Paul Sartre, Serge Gainsbourg or Baudelaire are laid to rest.


 Shopping in the Montparnasse district

100 metres from the Montparnasse Tower is the Montparnasse Tower shopping centre. But if you are an expert shopper, check out the famous Rue de Rennes shopping hotspot with all the main high street chain stores along a 1-kilometre stretch.


 FRED HÔTEL near the Montparnasse Tower

FRED HÔTEL near the Montparnasse Tower is only a 17-minute walk from the monument or 10 minutes by public transport.

Walking from the FRED hotel up to the Montparnasse Tower: leaving FRED HÔTEL,  turn right on rue Villemain and then right again onto rue Raymond Losserand. Continue straight until the crossing with the large Avenue du Maine then take a left. At the end of this avenue on your right is the Montparnasse Tower; you should see it just by looking up!

By public transport from FRED hotel to the Montparnasse Tower: head to the metro station “Plaisance” by going up rue Villemain on your right and turn left onto rue Raymond Losserand. The metro station Plaisance is straight ahead, at the intersection with rue d'Alésia. Take line 13 in the direction of Asnières Gennevilliers les Courtilles (the come every 4 minutes) and come out three stops away at Gare Montparnasse.


 Practical information on the Montparnasse Tower

We advise you to book your tickets for the Montparnasse Tower on the official site (Montparnasse Tower website). Allow for waiting time if you buy your tickets on site.


  • Montparnasse Tower, 33 avenue du Maine, Paris 75015, 01 45 38 52 56
  • Montparnasse-Bienvenüe Metro (line 4, 6, 12, 13)
  • Montparnasse-Bienvenüe bus (line 28, 58, 82, 88, 89, 91, 92, 94, 95, 96)

Hours: Every day from 9:30AM to 11:30PM

Entry ticket price:

  • Adult: 18€
  • Student: 15€
  • Children aged 4 to 11 included: 9.50€
  • Disabled: 8.50€


 Continue your tour after visiting the Montparnasse Tower

After your visit, stop by at impasse Florimont, where you will discover the home of the poet and singer Georges Brassens, 20-minute walk or just 10 minutes by public transport from Montparnasse Tower. This alluring little alleyway is a breath of fresh air and lovely colours in the streets of the capital.