La tour Eiffel | Sport

La Verticale de la tour Eiffel


5 avenue Anatole France - Champ de Mars - 75007 Paris

Tour Eiffel - Invalides - 7e Arrondissement

La Verticale de Tour Eiffel © l'EcoTrail de Paris®


In the format of a race against the clock, La Verticale de la tour Eiffel® invites participants to scale the Eiffel Tower's steps up to the 3rd floor where they will find the finish line; that's 1,665 steps travelling 276 m up in the air!

The 130 competitors fighting for first place have been handpicked for the event. Coming from a range of sporting backgrounds (from trail-runners used to natural slopes, to specialists in tower running, to marathon runners and more), they will all tackle this unique Parisian trial in a bid to take home the prize.

This dizzying track will be run individually, with participants setting off one after another. The race is set to start at 8pm, and the final runner must reach the finish line by 10pm, with the awards ceremony set at 10.15pm.


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La tour Eiffel

A symbol of Paris and more generally of France, the Eiffel Tower, built by Gustave Eiffel for the 1889 World’s Fair, is one of the world’s most visited monuments.
Visiting the Tower, and seeing its historic gardens and the breathtaking view of Paris from the top is an incredible experience. Walking out onto the glass platform on the first floor offers the unique sensation of walking in the void! In winter or in summer, you can enjoy a break on the terrace, 57 metres above the ground.
Arriving on the 2nd floor, you can enjoy the view of the Louvre, the Grand Palais, the meanders of the Seine, Montmartre, Invalides, Notre-Dame,...and also some delicious treats. It’s here that you’ll find the Michelin-starred Jules Verne restaurant, alongside a Pierre Hermé macaron bar and take-away food stands. Before leaving, stop off in the official shops to discover a selection of exclusive products bearing the Eiffel Tower brand and made in France, such as snow globes, stationery accessories, miniature Eiffel Towers, etc.
Final destination: the summit! On its two levels, one enclosed and the other open-air, you can stroll around and take in the unique panorama of the City of Light from a height of 906 feet (276 metres) while sipping champagne. Here you can also visit a reproduction of Gustave Eiffel’s office.
A gastronomic destination in its own right, the Eiffel Tower is also a testimony to French-style excellence. In addition to the Jules Verne with Frédéric Anton at the helm, offering a fresh take on the great classics of French cuisine, the Madame Brasserie offers Parisian bistro fare as prepared by Thierry Marx. Visitors will also find take-away food stands from the esplanade to the summit.

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La tour Eiffel

5 avenue Anatole France - Champ de Mars
75007 Paris

  • Subway - Bir-Hakeim
  • RER - Champ de Mars - Tour Eiffel
  • Bus - 30, 42, 69, 72, 82, 86

Offer adapted to disabled visitors

  • Hearing Hearing
  • Mental Mental
  • Physical Physical

Access facilities

  • Reduced rates for disabled visitors on presentation of proof
  • Priority admission

Accessibility information

Priority skip the queue access is granted to disabled visitors and an accompanying person.
Motor disability:
- Access to the 1st and 2nd floors by lift. For safety reasons, the top of the Eiffel Tower is not accessible to those in wheelchairs.
- Reception/cash desk with a low, recessed reception desk at the bottom.
- Adapted collective sanitary facilities equipped with a transfer bar and a washbasin with a recessed lower part..
Hearing impaired:
- Hearing disability: the tills are fitted with hearing loops
- Booking/payment possible online on the website
Mental disability:
- Trained/aware staff.
- Legible, easy-to-understand signage, combined with pictograms.

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