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Updated information about the reopening after COVID-19 closure
We are happy to announce that the Eiffel Tower has reopened after several months of closure due to COVID-19.
In order to welcome visitors in the safest conditions, sanitary measures and crowd control have been put in place, and wearing of masks for all visitors from the age of 11 will be required.
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Eiffel tower tickets price 2020 (updated)
Updated information about Eiffel Tower tickets after COVID-19 closure
As a result of the provisions against the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, all visitors are strongly recommended to book tickets online. The prices have been updated (see below).
Please note that only limited numbers of people will be allowed in and the access to the summit by stairs will be closed until further notice. Make sure to book early.
1 – Eiffel tower tickets price with access lift 2nd floor
- Adult ticket price: 16,60 €
- Youth ticket price: 8,30 €
- Child and disabled people price: 4,10 €
- Child under 4: Free
You will have access to the 1st and 2nd floors of the Eiffel tower via the lift. Present yourself at the ground floor pillar at the time period indicated on your ticket voucher.
2 – Eiffel tower tickets price with access lift top floor
- Adult ticket price: 25,90 €
- Youth ticket price: 13,00 €
- Child and disabled people price: 6,50 €
- Child under 4: Free
You will have access to all 3 floors (1st, 2nd and the summit) of the Eiffel tower via the lift. This ticket has a specific slot of time to be there so make sure to present yourself at the ground floor pillar entrances at the time period indicated on your ticket voucher.
3 – Eiffel tower tickets price with access stairs 2nd floor
- Adult rate: 10,40 €
- Youth rate: 5,20 €
- Child rate and disabled people: 2.60 €
- Child under 4: Free
4 – Eiffel tower tickets price with access stairs 2nd floor and lift to the top floor
- Adult rate: 19,70 €
- Youth rate: 9,80 €
- Child rate and disabled people: 5,00 €
- Child under 4: Free
5 – Eiffel tower tickets price with lunch and dinner options
If you wish to enjoy the view from the Eiffel tower while enjoying a nice lunch or dinner with your family or friends, there are several options available.
Located on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower, the 58 Tour Eiffel is open every day to serve you an unforgettable lunch!
On the second floor, for emotion-filled memories you’ll keep forever, reserve your table at the fantastic Jules Verne restaurant and enjoy an amazing dinner experience.
Situated at the top of the Eiffel Tower, the Champagne Bar gives you the chance to enjoy a glass of champagne while admiring the incredible views of the capital. Don’t miss this unique experience.
The restaurants and bars of the Eiffel Tower are open daily without interruption from 10:15 am to 10:15 pm.
How to book Eiffel tower tickets?
We strongly recommend you to book your Eiffel tower tickets ahead of time. The Eiffel tower is one of the most famous attractions in Paris, receiving millions of tourists every year. As you can imagine, tickets sell out very fast so it’s best to book your tickets the sooner the better.
You can book your ticket on the official website if you want to go up the Eiffel Tower at your leisure. Just remember to present yourself there at the time slot you’ve chosen. Please note refunds are not allowed.
How can I buy last minute tickets for the Eiffel tower when it is sold out on the official website?
In the case the Eiffel tower is fully booked on your prefered date, another option is to book a guided tour with a travel agency to ensure you can get your tickets. Usually they are slightly pricier as they include a tour guide.
Depending on which floor you’d like to go up to in the Eiffel tower, you have a range of different prices. If you like this idea of having a guided tour to maximise your Eiffel tower experience, consider using TourScanner’s search where you compare all the deals from providers such as Viator, Musement or Getyourguide which offer reliable tours with entrance tickets.
Are Eiffel tower guided tours worth it?
Absolutely. Here’s why:
- Guided tours are easy to book and your tickets are reserved
Your entrance tickets will be booked in advance and ready, nothing for you to do but just show up.
- Skip the line and don’t waste your precious holiday time
Jump the queue and enter the gallery straight away with your tour guide.
- Ask questions
When you book a tour guide, there is someone to answer all your questions you may have. It is considerably nicer to have a knowledgeable guide who can explain to you what you want to know.
Are there any combos available including Eiffel tower tickets and other Paris attractions?
Several online travel agencies sell combined tickets. Take advantage of those combos to visit other unmissable attractions in Paris. Below are the most famous ones.
Visit the Louvre Museum
Formerly a royal palace, the Louvre has embraced the history of France for eight centuries. Visit the palace of French kings and admire some of the world’s finest art.
Enjoy a Seine river cruise
Come aboard Paris’s most prestigious boat for an unforgettable sightseeing river cruise and admire Paris’s splendid monuments.
Watch the Moulin Rouge show
See the latest Moulin Rouge show, one of the most prestigious cabarets in the world. Spend an magical evening with your friends or family.
Explore the Versailles Palace
The Versailles Palace is one of the most beautiful Royal residences in the World. Visiting Versailles should be at the top of your Paris bucket list.
Is the Eiffel tower ticket included in the Paris Pass?
Unfortunately the Eiffel tower is not included in the Paris Pass.
What are the opening hours?
The Eiffel Tower is open all year long, except on November 24th.
The Eiffel tower opening hours are:
- 21st June – 2nd September: 9:00am – 0:45pm
- Rest of the year: 9:30am – 23.45pm access by lift and 9:30am – 18:30pm access by stairs
Avoid the crowd – What is the best time to visit the Eiffel tower?
Visit the Eiffel tower off-peak to avoid long waiting lines.
You should expect waiting times greater than two hours during Summer (from July through late August), and less than 30 minutes during the rest of the year.
We recommend you to go early morning or late afternoon to see Paris during the day but also by night.
General tips you need to know before going to the Eiffel Tower
- You can stay at the Eiffel Tower however much time you want but remember you can’t go back in once you’ve come out.
- Expect long lines for descending as there’s only one single elevator in each floor and when there’s a lot of people, you may wait there a while.
- Visit the Eiffel tower by night and witness a five-minute luminous spectacle every hour after the sunset.
- Don’t be late, everybody has a time slot to enter the Eiffel tower and if you’re late more than 30 minutes, you won’t be allowed in. Note that the Eiffel tower has a strict no refund policy.