Built for the Universal Exhibition of 1889, the Eiffel Tower is undoubtedly ‘the’ symbol of Paris. At 324 metres high, it towers over the city from the Champ-de-Mars and visitors have marvelled at it for generations. With glittering lights at night and an ice rink in winter, it continues to innovate and amaze those who see it or climb it. So go along and discover one of the most famous monuments in Paris, and the world!
3 floors with 3 atmospheres
Scale the heights! Each floor of the Eiffel Towers offers visitors something different.
First floor: experience the void
57 metres above the ground, the first floor of the Eiffel Tower gives visitors the chance to learn more about the history of this legendary Parisian monument via a fun cultural trail and an interactive show.
This is also the floor that offers a not-to-be-missed dizzying experience: a walk across the transparent glass floor over the void below! Not for the faint-hearted!
Second floor: breathtaking views
After climbing the steps, visitors find themselves at a height of 115 metres above ground level. The views of Paris are spectacular! You can see numerous monuments and landmarks, such as the Arc de Triomphe, the Sacré-Cœur and the Montparnasse Tower. And get a closer view through the telescopes.
Third floor: walk around the top
The third and final floor, accessible only by lift, welcomes visitors at an altitude of 276 metres. Again, telescopes are available to appreciate the stunning views of Paris. On this floor, don’t miss the reconstitution of the office of Gustave Eiffel.
The Eiffel Tower is open all year, 7/7 days (even public holidays), from 9.30am to 11.45pm (last ascent to the top at 10.30pm) and from mid-June to end of August 9am to 12.45pm (last ascent to the top at 11pm).
Please note: for security reasons, a security check is carried out systematically at the entrance to the Eiffel Tower.
5 avenue Anatole France - Champ de Mars
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Where to eat at the Eiffel Tower?
There are 2 places to eat at on a visit of the first 2 floors of the Eiffel Tower.
The 58 Tour Eiffel (1st floor)
Up on the first floor of the Tower, the 58 Tour Eiffel welcomes you every day, in a unique setting overlooking Paris, for lunch or refined dining in the evening. With stunning views of the capital and an open kitchen, the atmosphere here is warm, romantic, and fun!
Le Jules Verne (2nd floor)
Enjoy gourmet French cuisine with the most beautiful views of the City of Light.
Buffets also provide for a more fast food service. As for the third floor, it has a champagne bar, so that you can have a glass of champagne right at the top of the Tower.
Visit the Eiffel Tower with the Paris Tourist Office
The Paris Tourist Office makes visiting the Eiffel Tower simple and gives you the opportunity to explore this extraordinary monument in greater depth.
Guided tours, behind-the-scenes visits, package deals … find out about all our Eiffel Tower offers!
Guided tour with access to the top of the Eiffel Tower
Discover the Eiffel Tower from top to bottom in the company of a guide. An excellent way to get an insider’s view of the monument!
A visit with a difference: the behind-the-scenes of the Eiffel Tower
Uncover the secrets of the most famous French monument in the company of a licensed tour guide, from the surprising bunker located under the Champ de Mars to the Tower’s engine room. A fascinating tour!
Paris Pass Lib’: bus tour, cruise on the Seine and admission to the Eiffel Tower
The Paris Pass Lib’ Mini proposed by the Paris Tourist Office gives you the opportunity to discover the city at leisure. With this pass, you can see the capital’s top sights aboard a sightseeing bus (1 day, hop-on, hop-off), enjoy Paris from the Seine on a river cruise (1 hour), and get fast-track access to the Eiffel Tower (for the first 2 floors). A must-have!
Lunch or dinner package deals at the 58 Tour Eiffel, cruise on the Seine and discovery tour of Paris
See our package deals with our partner Paris CityVision.
Plan a half-day tour to discover the finest monuments in Paris on a sightseeing bus tour and a cruise on the Seine. To round off your tour in style, enjoy an exceptional meal on the 1st floor of the Eiffel Tower with fantastic views of the French capital.