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Paris: Eiffel Tower Direct Summit Access & Cruise by Night

Product ID: 245462
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Be amazed by the illuminated views of Paris at night on a 1-hour river cruise. Make the most of your time in Paris with a direct access ticket to the Eiffel Tower.
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Duration: 4 hours
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Wheelchair accessible

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  • Cruise along the Seine River after dark
  • Listen to informative audio commentary on the boat
  • Enjoy direct access to the Eiffel Tower at night
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COVID-19 Update

Due to health and safety regulations, this itinerary may change. See Know before you go for the latest updates.

Meet your host and board a panoramic river boat for a 1-hour cruise from the base of the Eiffel Tower. Benefit from a service that runs every 30 or 60 minutes, depending on the time of year. You can also opt to use your ticket at any time within three months of purchase.

Save time and take a self-guided visit to the Eiffel Tower at night with a direct access entry ticket. Watch over the panoramic views of iconic monuments, such as the Notre-Dame de Paris and the Egyptian obelisk on Place de la Concorde.

Your tour will take place from 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM. First, enjoy a 1-hour sightseeing river cruise tour. Then, get close to the clouds and enjoy views from the Summit Floor of the Eiffel Tower.

Cruise Timetable: April to September

Choose any departure from 10:00 AM to 10:30 PM (except 1:00 PM and 7:30 PM), subject to a minimum of 10 participants. Boats run approximately every 30 minutes. On weekends and every weekday in June, July and August, boats operate from 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM. On July 14, the last cruise departs at 2:00 PM.

Cruise Timetable: October to March

Choose any departure from 10:30 AM to 10:00 PM (except 1:00 PM and 7:30 PM), subject to a minimum of 10 participants. Boats run every 60 minutes. On weekends and every weekday during the French Zone C school holidays, boats run from 10:00 AM to 10:30 PM. On December 24, the last cruise departs at 5:00 PM and on December 31, the last cruise departs at 9:30 PM.
  • 1-hour Seine River Cruise Sightseeing Tour Ticket
  • Audio guide on the boat (available in 13 languages)
  • Direct access entrance ticket to the summit of the Eiffel Tower with access to all three floors
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tour guide
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

Le Champs de Mars Cafe - 45 Avenue de la bourdonnais 75007 Paris. The meeting point is just front of that cafeteria. Please exchange your voucher at the meeting point. Do not go to the Eiffel Tower to collect your ticket. Please arrive on time as late arrivals are considered a no-show.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Baby strollers
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Cruise tickets are valid for 3 months
• Bags are systematically checked and jackets and coats must be opened at the entrance. Only small backpacks, handbags, and computer bags are allowed. There are no cloakrooms
• The audio guide is available in French, English (US and UK), German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Polish, Dutch, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean
• Toilets are available during the river cruise on the boats. There are no toilets on the piers
• Wheelchair access is only available up to the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower
• Even with direct access, you may have to wait in lines for security and the elevators. In high season, the wait to access the 2nd floor can 25 minutes
• Summit ticket holders will have to wait on the 2nd floor to access the summit's elevators. In high season, this wait can be up to 20 minutes
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From US$ 99.05 US$ 74.29 per person

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Product ID: 245462