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Eiffel Tower Open Hours & Best Time To Visit

The Eiffel Tower is open daily, all through the year. Only on Bastille Day (14 July) does the Eiffel Tower close at 02:00 PM. 

High Season: June to September
Low Season: November to February

Eiffel Tower Hours

Stairs
Elevator

13 June to 29 August
09:00 AM - 12:30 AM (last ascent before midnight)

September to June
09:30 AM - 06:30 PM

13 June to 29 August
09:00 AM - 12:45 AM (last ascent at 11:00 PM)

September to June
09:30 AM -11:45 PM (last ascent at 11:00 PM)

Best Time to Visit the Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower witnesses maximum crowds and longest lines during the summer, between June to September. If you’re looking for shorter lines and lesser crowds, we recommend that the best time to visit the Eiffel Tower is between October to December and January to March. December invites some crowd due to Christmas, New Year’s and winter break for school. 

If you’re looking for the best day to visit the Eiffel Tower, we recommend visiting on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays as they witness the lowest attendance, compared to Saturdays and Sundays. The best time of the day would be early morning between 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM and late night between 08:00 PM to 10:00 PM. 

Eiffel Tower Hours FAQs

Q. What are Eiffel Tower hours?
A. Eiffel Tower hours vary based on the season and whether you opt for lift or stairs access. From 13 June - 29 August, lift access is available between 09:00 AM to 12:45 PM; stair access is available between 09:00 AM to 12:30 PM.
The rest of the year, lift access is available between 09:30 AM to 11:45 PM; stair access is available between 09:30 AM to 06:30 PM.

Q. What is the best time to visit the Eiffel Tower?
A. The best time to visit the Eiffel Tower is between October to March (excluding December). You get lesser crowds and shorter waiting lines. 

Q. What are Eiffel Tower stairs hours?
A. Eiffel Tower stairs house vary based on the season: between 13 June to 29 August, stairs access is available between 09:00 AM to 12:30 PM; September to June, between 09:30 AM to 06:30 PM. 

Q. When is the Eiffel Tower closed?
A. The Eiffel Tower is open daily, throughout the year. It closes at 02:00 PM only on Bastille Day (14 July).

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