Why is the Eiffel Tower dark tonight?

As part of the City of Paris emergency energy saving plan launched in September 2022, the Eiffel Tower lights will now be switched off completely from 11.45pm.

Does the Eiffel Tower still light up?

What time does the Eiffel Tower light up? You'll be able to see the well known Iron Lady lit up every day from sunset to 1AM. During summer, it turns of one hour later at 2AM.

What happens to the Eiffel Tower at midnight?

Yes, the sparkling lights appear at night for 5 minutes every hour on the hour until 1am, although for the 1am appearance the Tower is dark and you only get the sparkle, not with the full illumination of the Tower. So midnight is the last time to see the full effect of the sparkling lights on a fully-illuminated Tower.

Did the Eiffel Tower go dark for the Queen?

Does the Eiffel Tower light up after midnight?

The Tower lights and beacon are lit up every evening from dusk until 11.45pm. As soon as it gets dark, the Eiffel Tower's golden lighting switches on automatically within less than 10 minutes, thanks to light-sensitive twilight sensors. Simply check an almanac to find out what time the monument will light up.

Does the Eiffel Tower still sparkle at midnight?

The Eiffel Tower sparkles at the beginning of each hour for five minutes on the hour from dusk until 1 am. The last show of the night is a bit different from all the others and goes faster with a little dance display of lights.

What time does the Eiffel Tower go dark?

The Tower lights and beacon are lit up every evening from dusk until 11.45pm. As soon as it gets dark, the Eiffel Tower's golden lighting switches on automatically within less than 10 minutes, thanks to light-sensitive twilight sensors.

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