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  4. Eiffel Tower

Paris: Eiffel Tower Summit Access with Tour

Product ID: 177429
Join your expert guide for a ride up the Eiffel Tower. Along the way, hear stories and fun facts about the Tower and the surrounding landmarks.
About this activity
Duration: 90 minutes
Check availability to see starting times.
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the iconic landmark with a guide by your side
  • Learn the history of Gustave Eiffel and the construction of his most famous creation
  • Hear fun stories about the daredevils and celebrities who add to the tower's legend
  • See Paris from 300 meters high for a tour from the sky
Full description
Meet your guide by the Eiffel Tower and make the most of your time in Paris with access to the summit of the tower. Your guide will secure tickets for the group and enter the tower for a ride to the second level.

From the ground and throughout your visit, learn about Gustave Eiffel, the young engineer, entrepreneur, great builder, and about his life after the Tower. Hear about the history of Paris during your tour from the sky.

Upon arrival at the second level, take in the magnificent views of all the sights surrounding you. Get a birds’ eye tour of Paris with your feet far from the ground as your guide tells you about monuments and districts such as Montparnasse, Les Invalides, the Sacre-Coeur, Notre Dame, the Louvre Museum, the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs-Élysées.

After the 90-minute guided portion of your tour, you will take a lift up to the summit to see Gustave Eiffel’s office, restored to its original condition along with panoramic maps. Go to the Champagne Bar and treat yourself to some bubbles in the sky. Stay and admire the views as long as you like, and then take the elevator back down to the first floor or to street level and continue with your day.
Includes
  • Admission ticket to Eiffel Tower
  • Elevator access
  • Summit access
  • Expert English-speaking guide
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Beverages
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the tour start time, as late arrivals will be considered a no-show. The meeting point is outside the South Security Entrance of the Eiffel Tower (Allée des Refuzniks, 75007 Paris). Your guide will be wearing a yellow beret. Please exchange your voucher at the meeting point. Do not go to the Eiffel Tower to collect your ticket. Getting There: Metro: Line 6 to Bir-Hakeim or Trocadéro or line 9 to Trocadéro RER: Line C to Champs de Mars Bus: Lines 42, 69, 82 or 87 to Champ de Mars or lines 22, 30, 32, 63 or 72 to Trocadéro

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Important information
What to bring
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• You may have to wait in lines for security and for the elevators. In high season, total wait to access the 2nd floor can be up to 25 minutes.
• Summit ticket holders will have to wait in line on the 2nd floor to access the summit's elevators. In high season, this wait can be up to an additional 20 minutes.
• This activity operates regardless of the weather conditions
• Please note, there will be longer wait times during busy seasons
• Please note that Summit access may be subject to last-minute closures according to safety measures or maintenance at the Eiffel Tower. In the case of closure of the Summit, the portion of your tour price for the upgrade will be refunded
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 960 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.5 / 5
  • Organization
    4.2 / 5
  • Value for money
    4 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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Excellent tour well worth doing. I really rate it 4 1/2 stars. It loses half a point because the group was just a bit large for us to all hear the guide at all times. We had 23 in our group and for some of the time it was not possible to hear. The addition of head sets and a microphone for the guide would give this 5 stars for me.

December 29, 2019

I have to say that your staff is very professional and friendly. On the day of the tour me and my daughter were 15 mins late due to disruptions on the trains. I was in such a panic and was sure we had missed our tour. We still hurried to the meeting point where I saw the wonderful staff wearing the yellow berets. They were so kind and helpful and understanding it calmed me down. The Tour itself was very good and interesting. The Tour guide Eric Rannou was very welcoming too, and explained how to use our tickets and how to get around the tower. I’m glad I booked through you guys, I will not hesitate to book other tours with you guys.

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November 24, 2019

The Eiffel tower tour was a joy. Hafid was our tour guide, and he quickly got us through the security check, then up the elevator to the second floor. He was very personable, entertaining, and easy to understand. The process of booking the tour and meeting up was easy. My wife and I were able to book the tour at 3:00AM and start our tour at 9:15AM the same morning. We made it to the top level pretty early in the day, so we had plenty of time after to explore more of Paris.

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November 19, 2019

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Product ID: 177429