Eiffel Tower tourist information and tips

Even after viewing the monument severally from postcards, movies, and the internet, the Eiffel tower still marvels people on sight. It showcases great detail in structure, and being the tallest building in France, it offers a wonderful view of the city. The construction is truly a major landmark in the world.

It is one of the most popular monuments in France, and for tourists, visiting the Eiffel Tower is a unique privilege during a France tour. Here is some tourist information that may be helpful to you if you are planning your Eiffel tower visit.

Opening Hours

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The opening hours vary with seasons. During the summer on January 1st to June 14th, the tower, elevator, and the stairs open averagely from 9.30 am to 6.00 pm.

During the second season of June 15th to September 1st, the tower, elevator, and escalators open from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm, whereas during the September to December season, they usually open from 9.00 am to 12.00 pm except for the stairs, which are open up to 6.00 pm.

Booking the tickets

You can book tickets on the official website or prefer a package tour including a visit to the Eiffel Tower and other monuments. You may also want to have dinner at the Jules Verne, the Eiffel Tower restaurant! The ticket prices vary according to ages where the adults pay the highest price and children under four years old don’t pay. There are tickets for the second floor, the top, the second floor with access to the stairs, and all access tickets.

If you don’t like planning, it is best to avoid weekends and the afternoon periods from 11.30 am to 5 pm. Also, ensure to check the Tour Eiffel’s official website and twitter accounts to note any weather changes and delays that may affect your tour.

Rush Hours

With over 6 million visitors per year, the Eiffel is the most crowded place in France. At times queues can be long and tiring. Therefore, you need to arrive early for faster service. The lines are shorter before 9 am, after 6 pm, and during the off season. You may also want to consider