Skip the Line: 2nd Floor Eiffel Tower & Seine Cruise
- Cruise along the River Seine at leisure
- Skip the long lines to the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower
- Enjoy panoramic views of Paris from the water and the air!
- Get access visit to the Eiffel Tower with a 2nd floor Observation Deck ticket
- Take a stroll around the Trocadéro gardens
It starts with a guided walk through the Trocadéro gardens, offering spectacular views of the Eiffel Tower and all Paris beyond. Your English-speaking guide will regale you with tales of the Eiffel Tower, and how it emerged victorious to become the much-loved emblem of Paris despite all the efforts to stop construction and destroy it.
Then, skip the famously long lines to the Eiffel Tower, and ascend to the 2nd floor, where you will be rewarded with a breathtaking panorama of Paris. At the conclusion of your visit of the 2nd floor you'll have the opportunity to buy a ticket to the summit if you so wish, where you’ll have complete freedom to stay as long as you like.
You can join your guide on the short stroll to the boat dock for the start of your 1-hour river cruise. Alternatively, you are free to linger at the Eiffel Tower and take your cruise later. The enchanting itinerary takes in some of the city’s most famous monuments, such at the Louvre, Notre-Dame, and Conciergerie. After the bird’s-eye views from the top of the Eiffel Tower, the close-up views from the river are a perfect complement.
- English-speaking guide
- Entrance ticket and reservation fee for the Eiffel Tower (skip-the-line and special access to 2nd floor)
- Entrance ticket and reservation fee for the Seine River cruise
- Headsets to hear your guide if needed
- Hotel pick-up and drop off
Prepare for the activity
In front of the main entrance to the Architecture Museum at the Palais de Chaillot, 1 Place du Trocadero et du 11 novembre, 75016 Paris. The building is at the junction of the Place du Trocadero and the Avenue du President Wilson, the entrance faces the road side. A representative will be wearing a blue polo shirt or jacket and holding a sign for easy recognition at the meeting point. Arriving by metro: Take lines 9 or 6 and get off at the metro stop Trocadero. Follow the exit signs to the Eiffel Tower (the signs are brown). The exit is number 1. As you exit the metro, you will see the Palais Arriving by taxi: Ask your driver to take you to the Trocadero and then ask to be dropped in front of the entrance of Palais de Chaillot. Arriving by foot: The Palais de Chaillot is the large building on the Place du Trocadero. The Architecture Museum is in the building on the left. The building faces the road and the main entrance is on the road side. GPS Coordinates: 48.862905, 2.288235Open in Google Maps ⟶
- Comfortable shoes
- Baby strollers
Regrettably, guests with wheelchairs, or any impairment requiring special assistance, cannot be accommodated. Strollers and/or baby carriages are also not permitted.
This tour involves a fair amount of walking. Please wear comfortable shoes.
This tour operates in small groups of 25 people or fewer.