The hotel Mercure was a 3 minute walk away from the Eiffel Tower which was great. I didn’t think the Eiffel Tower was going to be as big as it was as I’ve been to see the Colosseum and the leaning tower of Pisa and they were really small. The Eiffel Tower is apparently taller than the Shard in London. You can walk under the Eiffel Tower and there’s four lifts one in each leg that takes you to the first level, the second level and top of the Tower. Tickers for youths 16-24 were 12.70 Euros to go to the top which was quite good and for adults it was a little more. There was a massive queue of people waiting to buy tickets to which you then go through security and then you wait for lifts were your all packed in and you can’t move. This defiantly isn’t a good trip for someone who doesn’t like heights. The first floor of the Eiffel Tower has a platform were you walk around the outside and a cafe inside selling bakery foods, crepes and drinks. There was also a gift shop on the first floor and also a restaurant which was 60 euros for a set menu per person. The second floor consisted of another little cafe and two gift shops also with outdoor platform to take pictures of the views. The top floor just had two levels where you could take photographs.I went at night time and it was very cold and windy and my photographs didn’t come out that clear. I wish they did a day and night ticket for the price of one. The Eiffel Tower at the moment is being renovated outside and inside so there were lots of boarded up areas and work men working. The Eiffel Tower turns its lights on at night and on the hour every hour it sparkles for about 3 minutes which makes it look really pretty. I would defiantly visit the Eiffel Tower again and go up there in the day and night time.