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  • An Easy-to-Understand Eiffel Tower Paris Guide for Tourists

    France owes a majority of its popularity to Paris and the iconic Eiffel Tower. Did you know that almost 7 million people visit the Eiffel Tower every year? 

    So, if you are planning to visit this iconic structure then you need to have a helpful guide that will contain all the important information about the tower. Fret not! We have curated a concise guide that will help you to experience the Eiffel Tower in all its glory!

    Things to Do in Eiffel Tower

    Enjoy Enthralling Views from the First, Second & Third Floors

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    • The first floor – Delve into the rich history of the iconic tower via photographs, drawings, illustrations, interactive systems & films.
    • The second floor – This floor is all about panoramic views of the city. Enjoy unobstructed views of the hill of Montmartre, Louvre Museum, the loops of the Seine river, Notre-Dame and other alluring attractions of Paris.
    • The third floor (summit) – You are standing at a place that is 275 meters high! Immerse yourself in the magical views and every aspect of the alluring city.

    Relish Delicious Dishes

    Eiffel Tower offers a wide range of dining options ranging from Snacks to multi-course French cuisine. 

    You can head over to wonderful restaurants such as 68 Tour Eiffel (first floor), Le Jules Verne (make sure to dress properly) & Buffet Tour Eiffel Snack Bar. That’s not all!

    Relish lip-smacking champagne at the summit’s Champagne bar which opens from midday and closes around 10.30 PM.

    Take the Stairs instead of the Elevator

    Before you do that keep in mind that you’ll have to climb a total of 1665 steps i.e., from the square to the top of the tower. Otherwise, you can walk till the 2nd floor and then take the elevator. In both cases, you get to enjoy wonderful views & have a great workout session!

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    Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Eiffel Tower

    Explore a Somewhat Secret Floor

    If you take the elevator from the ground floor you are bound to miss the secret floor!

    Don’t worry. It’s basically the first floor. Make sure to at least climb till the first floor since it boasts of a gift shop, an immersion gallery & the see-through floor!

    Don’t miss the See-Through Floor

    Fancy heights? Then try walking over the see-through floor. It is located on the first floor at a height of 187 feet. After you are done with your adventure, head over to the 58 Tour Eiffel restaurant to enjoy some mouth-watering dishes.

    Visit during the Off-Peak times

    From mid-July till the August-end expect to encounter long lines with waiting times stretching to two hours. However, if you visit Paris from November to early March, you’ll have to wait less to get your tickets and explore the iconic tower.

    Skip-the line tickets

    If you are availing services from operators such as Viator or City Wonders then you get to buy skip-the line tickets. These will help if you are visiting during the peak season. No lines, No Fuss!

    Other Essential Information about Eiffel Tower Paris

    When will the Eiffel Tower Reopen?

    Eiffel Tower Paris will be reopening on 16th July. Make sure to book your tickets in advance as it will be peak season. 

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    Timings of the Eiffel Tower

    July to late August – The regular timings are from 9 AM to 12.45 AM. The last elevator ride is at 11 PM. 

    For the rest of the year – The tower opens from 9.30 AM to 11.45 PM. 

    Due to the pandemic the tower was closed. Before reopening the tower, the local authorities will communicate the timings on the official website.

    Ticket Prices

    The ticket prices vary according to your trip i.e., if you take an elevator or if you don’t take an elevator.

    You can check all the necessary information from the official website of the Eiffel tower.

    • The prices start from 16.70 Euros for Adults
    • For people aged 12-24, prices start from 8.40 Euros.
    • For Children ages 4-11, prices start from 4.20 Euros. Children below the age of 2 years can enter the tower without any ticket.
    • For Disabled people, prices start at 4.20 Euros. 

    So, what are you waiting for? Grab a France Visa and use this resourceful guide to explore one of the most popular tourist attractions of the world with your loved ones.