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What colors has the Tower sported over the years?
For a long time now the Tower has been decked out in marron glacé like a candied chestnut. But has it always worn this color? By Bertrand Lemoine.
Gustave Eiffel and his collaborators
Gustave Eiffel was not only an unparalleled engineer. He was also a brilliant entrepreneur from a young age. His ability to surround himself with talented colleagues was a determining factor in the progress of his life’s work. By Bertrand Lemoine.
A gorgeous book for the 130th anniversary of the Eiffel Tower
FYI: A gift idea for anyone who admires the Iron Lady! A gorgeous book for her 130th anniversary is coming out on October 10th, published by Editions de la Martinière.
Car-Free Day: Paris takes a deep breath and the Eiffel Tower does too!
The Car-Free Day will take place on Sunday, September 22nd. How would you like to take this opportunity to visit the Eiffel Tower via communal and simple transportation modes?
The 130th Anniversary Exhibition : the Fall Event!
Beginning on September 28, the Eiffel Tower will offer a unique exhibition on its esplanade, retracing the saga of its construction. An exhibition that’s free and open to everyone!
The Liberation of Paris: the Eiffel Tower Reinstates its Tricolored Flag
On August 25th, 1944, six Parisian firefighters braved shots from German soldiers to hoist the tricolored flag to the top of the Eiffel Tower.
What were the elevators like in the Eiffel Tower’s early days
Hosting the general public at an altitude of over 300 meters means that the Eiffel Tower must have sophisticated elevators that are both fast and safe. In 1889, its 5 elevators were the tallest and most sophisticated in the world. By Bertrand Lemoine.
The new face of Le Jules Verne restaurant
Gastronomic restaurant Le Jules Verne, located on the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower, is now completely renovated, and re-opened its doors during the summer 2019, with Chef Frédéric Anton at the helm.
How long can the Tower last?
The Eiffel Tower is so much a part of the Parisian landscape that it would be hard to imagine Paris without it. But will it last forever? By Bertrand Lemoine.
The Eiffel Tower, daughter of tall metal viaducts
The Eiffel Tower was invented as a challenge—to make the world’s highest tower. But would it have been built without the experience that the Eiffel company acquired in tall metal viaducts? By Bertrand Lemoine
Horses in the spotlight at the foot of the Eiffel Tower
As it does every year, the Longines Global Champions Tour – Longines Paris Eiffel Jumping equestrian competition takes place in front of the Ecole Militaire (military school), with a stunning view of the Eiffel Tower. For the 130th anniversary of the Eiffel Tower, the Tower has a...
Is the Eiffel Tower mounted on cylinders?
A tenacious legend says that the Eiffel Tower is mounted on cylinders. What is it really? - By Bertrand Lemoine
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