Quick access to main page (top) Direct access to main contents Quick access to main page (bottom)

Eiffel Tower Ticket Prices Soar by 20%

Daniel Kim Views  

The Eiffel Tower, a landmark in Paris, France, is set to raise its admission fees by approximately 20%.

According to the French daily Le Monde, the Eiffel Tower’s operating company, SETE (Societe d’Explitation de la tour Eiffel), announced it will increase the admission fees from €29.40 (approximately $31) to €35.30 (approximately $37) starting June 17.

Admission fees for teenagers and children will also be increased. The admission fee for teenagers aged 12 to 24 will rise from €14.70 (approximately $16) to €17.70 (approximately $19), and the admission fee for children aged 4 to 11 will rise from €7.40 (approximately $8) to €8.90 (approximately $9.50).

SETE stated, “We decided to raise the admission fees to cover the financial losses incurred during the COVID-19 period and the cost of maintaining the Eiffel Tower, including emission prevention.”

Flickr

In response to the news of the price increase, some argue that it’s a scheme to capitalize on the expected influx of tourists. Currently, Paris is just two months away from hosting the 2024 Paris Olympics.

Last November, Paris announced it would temporarily double subway fares during the 2024 Paris Olympics. Furthermore, according to Le Monde, hotel rates during the Paris Olympics are expected to be 2.5 times higher than usual, averaging over $500 per night.

Daniel Kim
content@viewusglobal.com

Comments1

300

Comments1

  • Captain Obvious

    Are you really expecting anyone to be surprised of price gouging during the Olympics?

[LIFESTYLE] Latest Stories

  • New Research Reveals Testosterone’s Role in Diabetes Prevention
  • The Magic of Raspberries You Should Know About
  • Heart Risk Heightens with Obesity in Youth, Study Shows
  • Disney's Zootopia Themed Plane is Airborne!
  • Doraemon Takes Over Hong Kong: A Summer of Fun and Film!
  • Animal vs. Plant-based Cream: Which Is Really Better for You?

Weekly Best Articles

  • New Research Reveals Testosterone’s Role in Diabetes Prevention
  • The Magic of Raspberries You Should Know About
  • Heart Risk Heightens with Obesity in Youth, Study Shows
  • Disney’s Zootopia Themed Plane is Airborne!
  • Doraemon Takes Over Hong Kong: A Summer of Fun and Film!
  • Animal vs. Plant-based Cream: Which Is Really Better for You?
  • Can’t Say No? You Might Have Good Child Syndrome: 10 Key Insights
  • 10 Sweet Tropical Fruits You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
  • Canadian Woman Repeated ER Visits for Alcohol Intoxication Without Drinking
  • Sleeping After 1 AM May Weaken Your Mental Well-being, Research Reveals
  • 10 Underrated Superfoods You Should Be Eating Now
  • Why June is the Perfect Time to Experience Portugal’s Charm

You May Also Like

  • 1
    Highest-Paid Golfers: 3rd is Tiger Woods, 2nd is Rory McIlroy and the 1st Place Goes to...

    SPORTS 

  • 2
    North Korea's Socialist System Crumbles: Corruption Skyrockets

    ASIA 

  • 3
    South Korean Marine Sergeant Caught in Drug Bust at Off-Base Housing

    LATEST 

  • 4
    Sustainable and Strong: New EV Batteries Cut CO2 Emissions by 20%!

    BUSINESS 

  • 5
    Transgender Athlete Lia Thomas Barred from 2024 Olympics After CAS Decision

    SPORTS 

Popular Now

  • 1
    Ariana Grande Takes Her Talent to HYBE America in New Business Move!

    ENTERTAINMENT 

  • 2
    Russian Warships Head for Cuba: Is America Ready?

    WORLD 

  • 3
    Could China's Drone Fleet Overpower U.S. Strategies?

    WORLD 

  • 4
    China's Remote Robotic Arm Surgery Success: Doctor Operates From 8,000 km Away

    LATEST 

  • 5
    Stray Kids 'Back Door' Hits Gold in the USA!

    ENTERTAINMENT 

Weekly Best Articles

  • New Research Reveals Testosterone’s Role in Diabetes Prevention
  • The Magic of Raspberries You Should Know About
  • Heart Risk Heightens with Obesity in Youth, Study Shows
  • Disney’s Zootopia Themed Plane is Airborne!
  • Doraemon Takes Over Hong Kong: A Summer of Fun and Film!
  • Animal vs. Plant-based Cream: Which Is Really Better for You?
  • Can’t Say No? You Might Have Good Child Syndrome: 10 Key Insights
  • 10 Sweet Tropical Fruits You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
  • Canadian Woman Repeated ER Visits for Alcohol Intoxication Without Drinking
  • Sleeping After 1 AM May Weaken Your Mental Well-being, Research Reveals
  • 10 Underrated Superfoods You Should Be Eating Now
  • Why June is the Perfect Time to Experience Portugal’s Charm

Must-Reads

  • 1
    Highest-Paid Golfers: 3rd is Tiger Woods, 2nd is Rory McIlroy and the 1st Place Goes to...

    SPORTS 

  • 2
    North Korea's Socialist System Crumbles: Corruption Skyrockets

    ASIA 

  • 3
    South Korean Marine Sergeant Caught in Drug Bust at Off-Base Housing

    LATEST 

  • 4
    Sustainable and Strong: New EV Batteries Cut CO2 Emissions by 20%!

    BUSINESS 

  • 5
    Transgender Athlete Lia Thomas Barred from 2024 Olympics After CAS Decision

    SPORTS 

Popular Now

  • 1
    Ariana Grande Takes Her Talent to HYBE America in New Business Move!

    ENTERTAINMENT 

  • 2
    Russian Warships Head for Cuba: Is America Ready?

    WORLD 

  • 3
    Could China's Drone Fleet Overpower U.S. Strategies?

    WORLD 

  • 4
    China's Remote Robotic Arm Surgery Success: Doctor Operates From 8,000 km Away

    LATEST 

  • 5
    Stray Kids 'Back Door' Hits Gold in the USA!

    ENTERTAINMENT 

Share it on...