Eiffel Tower Opening Hours

Opening Hours and Days

The Eiffel Tower is open every day of the year from 9:30 am to 10:45 pm.

The opening hours of the Eiffel Tower vary depending on the season. During summer, the opening hours may be extended by one hour compared to the winter period.

The last admission to the Eiffel Tower is allowed 45 minutes before closing time, so it is advisable to arrive at least an hour and a half before closing time to have enough time to enjoy the panoramic view of the city.

How to avoid queues at the Eiffel Tower

To avoid long queues, we recommend booking your tickets in advance and choosing from various available options that allow you to skip the line at the ticket counters and directly access the Eiffel Tower with your electronic ticket.

You can choose access to the second level or the top level, and decide whether to take the elevator or use the stairs. Ticket prices vary depending on the chosen options.

Visit the Eiffel Tower during the week

If you want to visit the Eiffel Tower calmly and enjoy the view without too many people around, it is recommended to visit during weekdays rather than on weekends or holidays. Additionally, try to arrive early in the morning or late in the evening to avoid crowds.

Visit the Eiffel Tower at sunset

One of the busiest times at the Eiffel Tower is during sunset when the city is bathed in pink and orange hues. In this case, it is advisable to book your ticket in advance and check the weather to ensure a cloudless sky.

Night visit to the Eiffel Tower

If you want to see the Eiffel Tower in its most magical form, you should visit it at night. The Tower is illuminated by thousands of lights, making it a truly unforgettable spectacle. Paris itself takes on a whole different ambiance with the nighttime lights, making your visit special.

Visit the Eiffel Tower