The Eiffel Tower
- “Iron lady” or “hollow candlestick”? The controversy around the symbol of Paris.
- The 1889 World Fair and Gustave Eiffel’s ambitious, costly project.
- Scientific experiments, artistic and athletic achievements: a model of inspiration.
- A strategic radio transmitter during WWI, highly coveted during WW2.
Tour 1: Classic Tour 2hrs
Paris at your feet: follow your guide to the 2nd floor and a 360° panorama view of Paris. Discover the remarkable history of this splendid monument, the “grand dame” of Paris.
June 15 to September 1: 9 a.m. to 12:45 a.m.
Elevator: last ascent midnight (to the summit: 11:00 p.m.)
Stairs: last access midnight*
During the rest of the year: 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.
Elevator: last ascent 11 p.m. (to the summit: 10:30 p.m.*)
Stairs: last access 6:00 p.m.*
* Times may vary depending on visitor numbers.
During Easter weekend and Spring break, opening hours are extended until midnight.
Immediate priority access for disabled visitors.
Direct, no-lines access: reservation required for groups