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Eiffel Tower Paris Visitors Guide

VIP Paris Eiffel Tower

This iron lattice tower was built by Gustave Eiffel for the 1889 World’s Fair. At 324 meters, it is Paris’ tallest building, and one of the most visited sites in the world. There are three levels for visitors. The first two levels can be accessed by stairs or elevator but the third level can only be accessed by elevator and it tends to have the longer lines. Tickets can be purchased at the tower and now also online.

Paris Eiffel Tower

Admission rates are as follows:

  • Adults: €8.50 (elevator entrance ticket – valid up to 2nd floor); €14.50 (elevator entrance ticket to top); €5.00 (stairs entrance ticket – valid up top 2nd floor).
  • 12-24 Year Olds: €7.00 (elevator entrance ticket – valid up to 2nd floor); €13.00 (elevator entrance ticket to top); €3.50 (stairs entrance ticket – valid up top 2nd floor).
  • 4-11 Year Olds & Disabled: €4.00 (elevator entrance ticket – valid up to 2nd floor); €10.00 (elevator entrance ticket to top); €3.00 (stairs entrance ticket – valid up top 2nd floor).
  • Children under 4 years visit the Eiffel Tower free.

Hours: Open every day of the year, as follows:

• from 9 a.m. to midnight from 15 June to the 1st of September,

• from 9:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. during the rest of the year,

• At Easter weekend and during the Spring holidays : extended opening hours to midnight.

Where? Eiffel Tower, Champ de Mars, Paris

Metro: Bir-Hakeim

In addition, there are two restaurants within the Eiffel Tower: