Tourists will be able to visit the Eiffel Tower again from June 25. The number of visitors will be limited and it is mandatory to wear a mask.
After three months of closure, the Eiffel Tower opens its doors from June 25. Access will only be available to 2ethe floor, by the stairs, with the wearing of a mandatory mask.
“After more than 3 months of closure in conjunction with the Covid-19 pandemic, the longest closure since World War II, the Eiffel Tower will reopen its doors to the public on June 25, 2020 at 10am,” the company that operates the monument announced on Tuesday.
It indicates that the number of visitors will be limited in the front yard and on the upper floors, and the climbs will be made by the eastern staircase (east pillar) and the descent at the western staircase (west pillar).
Online tickets soon opened again
Depending on the development of the sanitation situation, the elevators take visitors from the yard to 2e the floor “can be quickly put into service under suitable conditions (application of reduced visitors)”, the website states. “The summit remains closed for the moment to avoid situations of containment in the elevators leading from 2e the floor at the top, smaller. It will welcome the public again during the summer. “
The opening date for the online ticket service “will be communicated soon” and visitors are “strongly encouraged” to buy their tickets (time stamped) at the ticket office in advance.
During the containment, the most famous monument in Paris, 324 m high and closed since March 13, the people who were mobilized in front of the coronavirus paid tribute, first by scintillating every night at 20 o’clock longer than usual, then by showing “Thank you” and by projecting messages that encourage you to stay home. On May 8, portraits of caregivers and other volunteers were projected onto a giant screen on the Eiffel Tower. “Fortunately you were there,” could be read on a banner.
The Eiffel Tower, built in 1889 by Gustave Eiffel, receives almost seven million visitors a year, including many foreign tourists.