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View of Trocadero Square from the Eiffel Tower
Guided tour of the Eiffel Tower
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Eiffel Tower Climbing Experience with Optional Access to the Summit Level

4.74
(552 Reviews)
2 h. / 2.5 h.
English
20
Every day
Several Departure Times

  • Climb up the Eiffel Tower for a breathtaking panoramic view of Paris. In small groups of 20 or less you will climb to the 2nd level of this iconic site with our enthusiastic English-speaking guide.
  • Listen to stories about the controversial construction and how it changed the face of Paris on your way up to the 1st level. From here you can walk on the suspended glass floor, 188ft above the city below before continuing to the 2nd level with its incredible views.
  • Upgrade your tour with tickets to the elevator taking you from the 2nd level up to the Summit of the Eiffel Tower. This final touch will complete your experience with the unrivaled best view of the City of Lights!

Tour Options

Includes the entrance ticket to access the stairs to the 1st and 2nd level
From
$37.64
per adult
Reach the Summit, the top of the Eiffel Tower, with a comfortable elevator ride from the 2nd level
From
$57.56
per adult

Tour Description

What's Included

  • Expert English-speaking tour guide
  • Optional elevator entrance ticket to access the Summit
  • Stairs entrance ticket with access to 1st & 2nd floors
  • Small groups of 20 people or fewer
  • Gratuities

Sites Visited

  • Eiffel Tower

See the 1st & 2nd levels of this monumental tower on our unique climbing experience. Begin your tour near the base of the Eiffel Tower where your expert guide will give you an introduction to the structure. From here, walk with your guide to the ticket entrance of the Eiffel Tower where you’ll have your first opportunity for a close-up look at the monument while we arrange your tickets.

Please note that during busy periods, there may be a wait to clear the line for the stairs and security. This comprehensive tour is typically scheduled to last for 2 hours, though wait times at security checks can sometimes increase the tour duration. Rest assured that these lines will move much quicker than the line for the elevator! If there is a wait, your guide will use this time to explain the fascinating history of the Tower’s creation.

As you climb the steps to the first level, you will marvel as the City of Light emerges before your eyes and your guide shares the fascinating background of the architectural wonder that made Gustave Eiffel famous. On the first level, which is not normally included on standard elevator tours, you will have time to take pictures or walk on the 188 ft (57 m) high glass floor.

Your guide will then lead you up the steps again to witness more incredible views on the way to the 2nd level observation deck. Here, you'll be able to take in more of the city's most iconic landmarks including the Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Élysées, and Notre Dame while enjoying your guide's insightful and entertaining commentary.

CATCH A LIFT TO THE SUMMIT

Upgrade your Eiffel Tower experience by adding a visit to the highest level: the summit! After seeing the city from the second floor, you’ll be given free time to go above the ordinary and ascend to the summit (3rd level) by the comfort of an elevator for the best panoramic views that the city has to offer.

Occasionally, due to situations beyond our control such as inclement weather or other circumstances, the summit may be temporarily closed upon your arrival to the Eiffel Tower. In these rare cases, the group will not be able to access the summit, even if it reopens while we are inside the tower. Should this occur, you will receive a refund for difference in cost of accessing the summit.

Once you’re finished admiring the spectacular views, you can choose to take the stairs or the elevator back to the ground floor to continue your Parisian adventure!

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