You can take the stairs from the bottom of the Eiffel Tower up to the **2nd Floor**. That means exactly 674 steps! In total, there are 1665 steps from the esplanade up to the top of the Eiffel Tower, but the stairway from the 2nd floor to the top is not open to the public.

## How many stories walk up Eiffel Tower?

3The Eiffel Tower consists of 3 sections – the first floor, the second floor, and the observation deck at the top. There are two ways to reach the second floor of the tower – **by lift or by stairs**.

## How long does it take to walk up the Eiffel Tower?

It will take you around 15 to 20 minutes to climb one floor. Those keen for a sports challenge can try to make it in under 10 minutes per floor! Did you know? Great athletes can climb the stairs all the way from the ground to the top in less than 10 minutes!Cached

## How many stories is the Eiffel Tower equivalent to?

81-storeyThe tower is 330 metres (1,083 ft) tall, about the same height as an **81-storey** building, and the tallest structure in Paris.

## How hard is it walking up Eiffel Tower?

The tower's summit can only be reached via elevator, but its first two levels are accessible through a series of winding staircases inside its pillars — 327 steps to the first level and then 347 to the second (that's 674 total if you're counting). **It might sound hard, but climbing the tower is easier than you'd think**.

## How many stories does it take to walk up the Eiffel Tower?

## How hard is it to walk up Eiffel Tower?

The tower's summit can only be reached via elevator, but its first two levels are accessible through a series of winding staircases inside its pillars — 327 steps to the first level and then 347 to the second (that's 674 total if you're counting). It might sound hard, but **climbing the tower is easier than you'd think**.

## Is Eiffel Tower 2nd floor worth it?

The peak experience is halfway down.By all means, go to the top if you have the time (skip it if your schedule's tight). But **I prefer to linger on the second floor**: For me, the best views are from this middle level — high enough to see all of Paris, but low enough to pick out distinguishing landmarks.

## How high is the Eiffel Tower 2nd floor?

377 feetMain figures

Current height | 1083 feet |
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First floor | 187 feet, 14,485 square feet |

Second floor | 377 feet, 4,692 square feet |

Third floor | 906 feet, 820 square feet |

Lifts | 5 lifts from the esplanade to second floor, 2 x 2 duolifts from second floor to the top |

## Is it worth it to walk up the Eiffel Tower?

Champs de Mars and Trocadero are great vantage points to see the Eiffel Tower from the ground. Both areas are free to explore and see the Eiffel Tower, but if you've traveled all the way to Paris, you should set aside money in your budget to go up the tower. **It's so iconic and absolutely worth the money.**

## Is it better to go up the Eiffel Tower at night or day?

Attendance over the course of the day depends on the period of the year, weather conditions, as well as the day of the week. In general, to feel more comfortable, start your visit early in the morning (before 10:30am) or at the end of the day after 5 PM, or even in the evening. More information is available on our FAQ.

## Is it worth paying to go to the top of the Eiffel Tower?

The peak experience is halfway down.By all means, **go to the top if you have the time** (skip it if your schedule's tight). But I prefer to linger on the second floor: For me, the best views are from this middle level — high enough to see all of Paris, but low enough to pick out distinguishing landmarks.