Trip Planner:   Europe  /  France  /  Ile-de-France  /  Paris  /  Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower, Paris

4.6
#1 of 23,217 in Things to do in France
TICKETS FROM
$51
Also known as the "Iron Woman," Eiffel Tower is an iconic symbol of the City of Lights. You’ve no doubt admired this tower in countless films, but when you see it for the first time you'll be blown away by its magnificent scale and grandeur. Gustave Eiffel built the 325-m (1,063 ft) tower in 1889, and for 40 years this was the tallest structure in the world. As you ascend to the third level, realize you’re climbing to the highest accessible observatory platform open to the public in the entire European Union. On the first and second levels, dine in the restaurants, shop in the boutiques, and enjoy breathtaking city views. An audio guide and an iPhone app in English offer historical and cultural tidbits. Taking the Métro to the Ecole Militiare stop, then strolling up Champ de Mars, is a lovely way to arrive. Plan to see Eiffel Tower and other attractions that appeal to you using our Paris planner .
Tickets
Lowest price guaranteed
Create an itinerary including Eiffel Tower
map
Eiffel Tower Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
109,988 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • October 6, 2017
    It really is very pretty from any angle that you're the view is a must especially if the weather is good and there's always queue usually time consuming.
    View original
  • October 6, 2017
    I was in Paris for only a 12 hour layover and I was able to make it to the Eiffel Tower. We were dropped off the north side of the Tower and there was a large fence surrounding the Eiffel Tower. With ...  more »
  • October 6, 2017
    Went with family on Aug 2017. Great experience watching this gem up close from all angles. Not too much of a crowd as I expected by reading thorough reviews. While there are a lot of street vendors, t...  more »

Plan your trip to Paris

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Paris

Each of the city’s 20 arrondissements, or districts, has a personality all its own. If you prefer high-end accommodations and to be in the middle of the action, look for lodging in the 1st through the 4th arrondissements. For more affordable lodging and access to major metro lines, try the 12th. The Oberkampf area of the 11th arrondissement has an edgier, more hip vibe. For easy access to tourist sites,  the 16th is within a stone’s throw of the Arc de Triomph and the Eiffel Tower, and the 17th is within walking distance to the Champs-Elysées. Avoid the 18th, 19th, and 20th, because these can be dangerous, especially if you’re not familiar with the city.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Paris by other users

60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Paris & London BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in Paris & Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Paris BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, beaches, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, beaches, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 30 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in London, Paris & Rome BY A USER FROM CANADA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, beaches, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans