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Eiffel Tower Skip the Line and Small Group Tour with Summit Access by elevator

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icon1 hour  (approx.)
iconOffered in: English

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Overview

Breeze past the crowds outside the Eiffel Tower with this skip-the-line pass and 1.5-hour tour. In the company of your local guide, you'll gain priority access to the tower's second level. Delve into the history of one of the world's most famous monuments and soak up the exhibits and maps on display. Then bid adieu to your guide and head to the tower's summit for stellar views of the City of Lights. Toast your travels with a glass of bubbly from the Champagne bar (own expense).
  • Skip-the-line access to the Eiffel Tower
  • Guided 1.5-hour tour of the 2nd Floor
  • After the tour, continue to the summit on your own
  • Small group ensures personalized attention

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

Tour groups are kept small on this skip-the-line tour for personalized attention. 
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Skip-the-line access to the 2nd level of the Eiffel Tower
Standard access to the summit of the Eiffel Tower
Local guide
Small group tour (maximum 20 people)
Skip-the-line access to 3rd level of the Eiffel Tower Paris
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Gratuities
19 Av. de la Bourdonnais , 19 Av. de la Bourdonnais, 75007 Paris, France

Departure Point: Eiffel Tower meeting point Address: Meet a few minutes walk away from the Eiffel Tower: 19 Avenue de la Bourdonnais, 75007 Paris. Directions: Your guide will be waiting at 19 Avenue de la Bourdonnais 75007 Paris in front of the souvenir shop.

This activity will end right where it started.
Meet your local guide at a prearranged meeting point a few minutes' walk from the Eiffel Tower. Your tour group is limited to 15 people to ensure personal attention from your guide and an intimate group atmosphere. 

As you approach the tower, skip the long waiting lines and proceed by elevator directly to the second level. Look around the second floor, which includes panoramic maps of of Paris and a 1/50th scale model of the tower's original architecture. Enjoy views of famous landmarks like Les Invalides, the Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre, and Notre Dame as you listen to your guide's engaging commentary. 

Once your guided tour has concluded, you may continue to explore on your own. Ascend a second elevator for access to the Eiffel Tower's summit, where you can get fantastic views from 1,063 feet (324 meters) up and purchase a glass of bubbly from the Champagne bar.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Eiffel Tower
Meet your local guide next to the Eiffel Tower for a brief and fascinating introduction that will give you the keys to enjoy Paris' most famous tower to the fullest. Your guide will then take you straight to the second level, bypassing the waiting lines on the ground. On the second level, you will enjoy anecdotes about the Eiffel Tower and its unique history. You will also learn more about the City of Light, and see many of its highlights from above, including Notre Dame, the Louvre Museum, the Arc de Triomphe, and Les  Invalides. At the end of your guided tour, you will be free to continue exploring the Eiffel Tower on your own and ascend to the summit through a second elevator where even more breathtaking views await. Sip a glass of bubbly from the Champagne bar (own expense) while you admire Paris glittering below. On your way down, be sure to stop at the first level and walk on new glass floor some 200 dizzying feet above the ground.
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers from 4 years old
  • Children younger than age 3 travel free of charge
  • In case of bad weather, maintenance, or for safety reasons, the top level of the Eiffel Tower may be closed
  • Skip-the-line access of the Eiffel Tower does not exist to the summit; your ticket includes skip-the-line access up to the 2nd floor and standard access to the 3rd floor
  • Tickets cannot be modified, exchanged, or refunded
  • Please arrive 15 min early to the Eiffel Tower meeting point; latecomers will not be reimbursed
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Europe Tourisme
This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Eiffel Tower Skip the Line and Small Group Tour with Summit Access by elevator ?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Eiffel Tower Skip the Line and Small Group Tour with Summit Access by elevator ?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
See all safety measures taken by Eiffel Tower Skip the Line and Small Group Tour with Summit Access by elevator .
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Eiffel Tower Skip the Line and Small Group Tour with Summit Access by elevator ?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Eiffel Tower Skip the Line and Small Group Tour with Summit Access by elevator .
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Eiffel Tower Skip the Line and Small Group Tour with Summit Access by elevator ?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Eiffel Tower Skip the Line and Small Group Tour with Summit Access by elevator .

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  • "Take any skip the line tour with Viator well worth the cost to save time." See review
  • "As someone who is not great with heights, the lift is a little bit daunting - especially the lift from the first platform to the next, but once you get up there, it is all worth it." See review

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star-5
Tour guide was kind,...
Travis_P
, Jun 2022
Tour guide was kind, knowledgeable and accommodating. The Eiffel Tower at night is amazing! The view of Paris is spectacular …🔥🌟
star-5
The best tour yet
Matt_A
, Jun 2022
Incredible experience, sunset from the top of Eiffel's amazing tower. We were late, they said, "pas de problème Monsieur, it happens!" Very gracious. We have thoroughly enjoyed Paris and this was the highlight!
star-1
Not worth it
Ellen_H
, Jun 2022
We paid 230 usd for 3 people. Cost of ticket is 29 euros pp. pAid to go to top and it was closed. Hardly saw the guide. Better to go on your own. Will expect a refund.
star-5
Remi was a fantastic and...
Evie_Z
, Jun 2022
Remi was a fantastic and enthusiastic guide. We couldn’t have been more pleased with him. The line to get to the summit after the tour was awful, even with this “skip the line” package.
star-5
The view is amazing!
Mark_W
, Jun 2022
Nice guide but, let’s be honest, the tour is not the reason to purchase this. It is to skip the lines.
star-5
Quick and easy tour
kelvinsiongwe_S
, Jun 2022
Michael the guide was quick and concise in his explanation. Easy to locate. V short walk to Eiffiel and was showed places to take pictures
star-5
Great tour and great fun!
Amy_C
, Jun 2022
Michael was an amazing guide. The tour was informative and fun. We enjoyed the size I’d the group and the kindness of our guide. It was a great experience.
star-5
Wonderful way to begin our Paris trip.
Amy_H
, Jun 2022
Wonderful welcome from our guide Anton who was warm and helpful. Bustling wit tourists, this was a nice way to begin our sightseeing adventures.
star-1
Horrible customer service
Jewels_M
, Jun 2022
Horrible! We were exposed to COVID and have to reschedule our whole trip. I tried to see if I could use it at a later date, but NO RESPONSE BACK! I will never use this service again!!! They could have at least called me back.
star-5
Great experience at the Eiffel tower
Anjali_V
, Jun 2022
Friendly guide and easy getting into the Eiffel Tower by skipping the lines. This was a small group and turns out there were only four of us, which was fantastic!
star-4
Tourstanding!
Miriam_S
, Jun 2022
The tour guide was personable and helpful. However, the crowds did it assist with hearing the guide. Speaking louder or audio headsets would have been ideal. The trip was worth the money and the meeting location is exceptional! Buy souvenirs while waiting—Just perfect. I wish there was more detail on when the lights would turn on from the tower website on the daily. This would be most helpful.
star-3
Just pre-purchase your ticket and save some $$ on a "tour"
kristie_n
, Jun 2022
Great to "skip the line" but there was no line to enter so I guess could have just pre-purchased the entry tickets. Still had to wait in line for the elevator to the top. Not really much of a tour as our guide led us down the road to the entry point, then to the elevator. told us a couple things about the tower then she was off to her next tour.
star-5
Very fun
Zane_A
, Jun 2022
Amazing tour, we’re so glad we went to the summit. Great guide and the local operators were awesome to work with and very accommodating. Definitely worth doing in Paris.
star-5
Fantastic view of the city
Lori_H
, Jun 2022
Alex was a fantastic guide with fun facts about the history of the Eiffel Tower. Seeing Paris and the sunset from the second level was quite a fun experience!
star-5
Beautiful tour from Eiffel Tower
Caren_S
, Jun 2022
The tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. Great tour. He stayed with us the whole time and took us through the whole 2nd level to show us all views of the city.
star-4
Second level was the best, lines to the top long, definitely go at night!
Maria_R
, Jun 2022
It was nice to skip the line and get up to the second level. The views on the second level were beautiful at sunset and at night. I'm not sure going up to the summit was worth it. Once you get to the second level you are on your own and the line to get on an elevator going up was very long and crowded and on the way down was even worse. Next time I would just go to the second level. I loved going at night though and our guide was very nice and informative
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-1
Do not buy this!
Patricia_B
, Jun 2022
Do not buy this! App says they will email tickets to you and they never do. After the fact they informed me to meet someone at the location. Never received the tickets trying to get a refund but had to buy tickets at the site. TERRIBLE SERVICE
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Eiffel Tower Tour Somerville Family
Stacy_S
, Jun 2022
The enormous size of the tower and the wonderful views of the city of Paris. I also loved the departure location with the cafe and souvenir shop close by. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly.
star-1
What a ride!
ozziesheila
, Jun 2022
We were stuck on the big bus tour. A 75min tour took 2 1.2 hours. Traffic at a standstill. We missed our time slot and the reservation stated no refunds so we were out of pocket.
star-5
That we saw the Tower in...
LoneDam_L
, Jun 2022
That we saw the Tower in both daylight and when dark. Amazing experience. The guide was good at telling stories al the way round the tower
1 traveler found this review helpful

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