Learn about Eiffel Tower Day
Eiffel Tower Day is a holiday that is all about celebrating the wonderful monument that stands proudly in the city of lights. The day marks the completion of the Eiffel Tower in 1889, taking 2 years, 2 months and 5 days in total to build.
It was constructed for the International Exhibition of Paris, during the 100th anniversary of the French Revolution, and was named after the principal engineer, Gustave Eiffel. Celebrate this iconic day by planning a trip to the historic landmark and have a bite at the Le 58 Tour Eiffel Restaurant. For people who are anywhere else in the world, there are plenty of ways to celebrate.
Wear clothes or jewelry that feature the Eiffel Tower, bake a scrumptious Eiffel Tower cake and invite friends and family to admire and enjoy it, or throw a picnic party with French flags and treats to get everyone in the spirit of the day.