Eiffel Tower

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(1876)

The Eiffel Tower was built in 1889 to commemorate the centenary of the French Revolution. Over 100 hundred artists submitted plans, but the contract went to civil engineer Gustav Eiffel, who had already designed the structure for the Statue of Liberty.

The Eiffel Tower was initially painted a reddish-brown but its colour changed. By 1899 it was bright yellow, then yellow-brown, chestnut brown and finally the unique “Eiffel Tower Brown” created in 1968. It takes 60 tons of paint to refresh the tower every seven years and it’s painted in three progressively lighter shades the higher it goes (to modify its silhouette).

Now a symbol of Paris, the Eiffel Tower was hated by artists when it first rose. Three-hundred of them signed a manifesto condemning the structure as “useless and monstrous” and the writer Guy de Maupassant ate at the tower’s restaurant only because it was the one place in Paris he couldn’t see it on the skyline.

Until 1930, the Eiffel Tower was the world’s tallest structure at 986ft (300m). New York’s Chrysler Building exceeded it with 1046ft (318m)

Opening hours

The Eiffel Tower is open 365 days.

  • 9.00am-12.00am mid-June to early September
  • 9.30am-11.00 pm the rest of the year
  • Extended hours to midnight on Easter weekend and during the spring holidays

About the Tower

  • The new first level: Enjoy a whole new experience of the view (if you dare) with a transparent floor and glass balustrades. At 57m (187ft) from the ground, you’ll feel you’re stepping into air, but don’t worry – it’s all completely safe! There’s a non-slip treatment to avoid accidents but without any loss of transparency out in the central space.
  • The second level: Use the panoramic maps and silhouette diagrams provided to identify your position in Paris and in the world. How high are you exactly? A height gauge here allows you read your precise altitude for a very specific postcard message. And if the view inspires (or terrifies) you, enjoy a glass of bubbly at the champagne bar.
  • The summit: For the most spectacular experience, take a glass lift to the top for a truly panoramic view. At 180m (590ft) above the city, you’ll see Paris as the birds do. And if it’s raining? There are two levels: covered and open, so you’ll always have a comfortable view. Up here, you’ll also discover Gustave Eiffel’s personal office, which has been restored to its original condition. Meet Gustave himself, joined by his daughter Claire and inventor Thomas Edison – all of them recreated with lifelike veracity in wax.

Address

Champ de Mars, 5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France

Getting there

  • By Metro
    • Line 6: metro station "Bir-Hakeim". Take this surface line for a view of the Tower as you approach the station
    • Line 9: "Trocadéro" station
  • By RER
    • Line C: “Champs de Mars - Tour Eiffel” station
  • By Bus
    • Bus 82, stops: “Tour Eiffel” or “Champ de Mars”
    • Bus 42, stop: “Tour Eiffel”
    • Bus 87, stop: “Champ de Mars”
    • Bus 69, stop: “Champ de Mars”
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Eiffel Tower skip-the-line tickets with audio guide
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Eiffel Tower skip-the-line tickets with audio guide

Book your skip-the-line tickets to the Eiffel Tower including an audio guide! Go up to the summit!

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Duration 2 hours
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Eiffel Tower priority access tickets to the second floor with host
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Eiffel Tower priority access tickets to the second floor with host

Buy your priority tickets to visit the Eiffel Tower! Get priority access to the first and second floors and enjoy unlimited time to admire the scenic view of Paris!

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Duration 1 hour 30 minutes
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Eiffel Tower priority access tickets to the summit with host
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Eiffel Tower priority access tickets to the summit with host

Buy your priority tickets to visit the Eiffel Tower! Get priority access to the first and second floors and enjoy unlimited time to admire the scenic view of Paris from the summit!

free cancellation
Duration 1 hour 30 minutes
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Dinner at the Eiffel Tower and Seine cruise
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Dinner at the Eiffel Tower and Seine cruise

Enjoy the illuminations of Paris with this tour including a dinner on the 1st floor of the Eiffel Tower and a 1-hour cruise on the Seine river.

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Eiffel Tower walking tour with elevator access to 2nd floor
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Eiffel Tower walking tour with elevator access to 2nd floor

Book your Eiffel Tower tour with elevator access to 2nd floor and enjoy views from Trocadéro and Champ de Mars and a self-guided Eiffel Tower visit.

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Duration up to 1 hour 30 minutes
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Eiffel Tower 3rd floor tickets with city tour of Paris and Seine cruise
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Eiffel Tower 3rd floor tickets with city tour of Paris and Seine cruise

This tour brings you to the most iconic monuments of Paris including a city tour by bus, a visit to the summit of the Eiffel Tower and a cruise on the Seine!

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Duration 4 hours
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Audioguided tour of the Eiffel Tower with cruise ticket
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Audioguided tour of the Eiffel Tower with cruise ticket

Book this combo offer including an audioguided tour of the Eiffel Tower and a cruise on the river Seine.

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Duration 4 hours
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Sightseeing cruise from the Eiffel Tower
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Sightseeing cruise from the Eiffel Tower

Get onboard a 1-hour commented cruise on the river Seine and discover the most iconic monuments of Paris! Departure from the Eiffel Tower.

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Duration 1 hour
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Interactive tour of Paris by bus and tickets for a Seine cruise
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Interactive tour of Paris by bus and tickets for a Seine cruise

Book this offer including an immersive city tour by bus (with Histopad) and a 1-hour sightseeing cruise on the Seine river.

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Duration 2 hours 30 minutes
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Happy hour cruise on the Seine river
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Happy hour cruise on the Seine river

Book this happy hour cruise to get magical views over the Louvre, Notre Dame de Paris and the Eiffel Tower at sunset over drinks!

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Duration 1 hour 30 minutes
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Eiffel Tower tickets with elevator to 2nd floor and river cruise
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Eiffel Tower tickets with elevator to 2nd floor and river cruise

Book your Eiffel Tower tour with elevator to 2nd floor and river cruise and see Paris from a new perspective with your expert guide by your side.

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Duration up to 2 hours
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Interactive bus tour of Paris and dinner-show at the Moulin Rouge
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Interactive bus tour of Paris and dinner-show at the Moulin Rouge

Book this tour that combines a dinner-show at Moulin Rouge with champagne and a city tour of Paris by bus including an interactive tablet.

Duration 5 hours 30 minutes
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Reviews Eiffel Tower

Giorgio, 18 Aug 2016

“La visita alla Torre Eiffel é stata stupenda anche grazie alla guida Andrea che ci ha illustrato alcune particolarità e curiosità storiche inedite rispetto a quanto tutti sanno sulla storia della torre. Speriamo di ritrovarlo in futuro.Giorgio e Ionela”

Jill, 09 Jun 2016
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