This year, the 1st floor of the Eiffel Tower will feature a designer take on the fairy tale feel, with a special interior decor from 15 December 2017 to 18 February 2018. The enchanted terrace will evoke a sense of wonder, playing with the reflections from the mirrors that make up its installations.
A chill-out area in a monumental interior, straight from the frozen north
Make no mistake: winter has arrived at the Eiffel Tower, and it’s looking good!
Transformed into an ice flow, the 1st floor of the Eiffel Tower will be home to a family of giant penguins (3m tall) made entirely from facet mirrors.
These giant animals will take up residence amongst giant quartz crystals and a 5m tall replica of the Eiffel Tower adorned in silver mirrors, all within a forest of white birch and pitch black firs.
In a chic, eye-catching atmosphere, visitors to the Eiffel Tower can have their photo taken in this magical setting, and sample wintry treats from the iceberg bar.
Remember that for kids, Santa Claus will be in residence from 19-22 December.
Cacao Corner 57m up
To make this chilled experience cosier, a wide range of hot drinks will be on sale at Cacao Corner, the frozen bar on the terrace.
What could be better than sharing a decadently indulgent hot chocolate 57m up from the ground? (Waffles, cold drinks, and other hot drinks are also available from €3.50)
Entry to terrace free for Eiffel Tower visitors with tickets
The Eiffel Tower is open every day from 9.30am to 11.45pm.
Stairway ticket (valid up to 2nd floor): adults €10 - young people aged 12-24 €5 - kids aged 4-11 €2.50
Lift ticket (up to 2nd floor): adults €16 - young people aged 12-24 €8 - kids aged 4-11 €4
The Eiffel tower is free for children aged under 4.
About the Société d’Exploitation de la Tour Eiffel (Eiffel Tower Operating Company)
SETE is a local public company whose capital is 60% owned by the City of Paris and 40% by the Department of Paris. Its Board of Directors is chaired by Bernard Gaudillère, Councillor of Paris. SETE, which has around 340 employees and achieved a 77.8 million euro turnover in 2016, is headed by Anne Yannic.