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Eiffel Tower 2nd Floor Access by Elevator – Guided Tour in English

Visit the unique und famous landmark of the city of Paris with the Paris City Pass. Save 52,00 €

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Skip the ticket booth and head directly up to the second floor of the famous Eiffel Tower on this guided tour. Learn about the history and the secrets behind the construction of this iconic French landmark and admire the spectacular views over Paris. 
Experience the magic of this unique monument and enjoy panoramic views of the French Capital with direct access to the Eiffel Tower.
Meet your guide near the Eiffel Tower to hear stories from the past and present of this famous monument. The guide will then lead you past the ticket line to ascend by elevator to the 2nd floor.
From the 2nd floor, you'll be able to marvel at panoramic views of the French capital, and find landmarks such as the Louvre, Grand Palais, the bends in the Seine, Montmartre, Invalides, Notre-Dame, etc. Then take the time to go to the 1st level to walk on the glass floor.

Times Eiffel Tower Tour

After your booking you'll get a link and detailed instructions on how to book your time slot for the visit.

There is allocated time slots for the guided visits to the Eiffel tower that you will be able to chose from depending on the day of your visit (subject to availability).

Eiffel Tower tours are only available 75 days in advance. If you’re organizing a visit to Paris more than three months in advance, please note that timeslots will be open when tickets are available.
You can book your guided tour within the 75 days prior to you desired visit date.

Price Eiffel Tower Tour

Upgrade you city pass with this guided Eiffel Tower tour and enjoy more savings (upgrade available for 40€)

Ticket Eiffel Tower Tour

Please note: booking The Eiffel Tower Guided Tour is necessary.

After you make your Turbopass booking, we’ll provide you with a link and detailed instructions on how to book your time slot for the visit. This attraction is extremely popular and gets booked up fast. If this is one of your 'must-do' activities, please reserve your spot as soon as possible! 

Meeting Point Eiffel Tower Tour

Meeting point:
Meet your guide at the PARIS TRIP office:
41 Avenue de la Bourdonnais 75007,
situated a few hundred meters away from the Eiffel Tower.

The meeting point IS NOT at the Eiffel Tower. 

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Directions Eiffel Tower Tour

RER: C (Pont de l'Alma stop) 6 minutes walk

9 (ALMA-MARCEAU) 10 minutes walk

Bus: 42 (Rapp - la Bourdonnais 2 min walk)
69 (Rapp - la Bourdonnais 2 min walk)
82 (Tour Eiffel 7 min walk),
92 (Bosquet - Saint-Dominique 5 min walk) 

Special terms and conditions Eiffel Tower Tour

• Even with direct access, you may have to wait in lines for security and the elevators
• In peak season, depending on the crowd at the Eiffel Tower the entrance can take more time
• Latecomers will not be granted access to the tower and will be considered a no-show and a refund is not possible
• The viewing platforms on the Eiffel Tower are often very cold and windy during the winter season.  

Highlights Eiffel Tower Tour

  • Avoid waiting in the ticket-line with a reserved entry to the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower 
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors 
  • Led by a local guide 
  • Learn about the history of the Eiffel Tower 
  • Enjoy breath-taking views and see iconic sites like the Louvre and Sacre Coeur from above.  

Attractions near Eiffel Tower

Close to the Eiffel Tower you can find the Musée du Quai Branly which houses an exhibition about Non-European art with more than 300.000 objects.
In front of the Eiffel Tower you can relax on the large green space, called Champ de Mars. It is a great space to enjoy the sun and to take a break during sightseeing. Another highlight of the park is the wall of peace which was constructed in 2000 by the military school.
When you cross the bridge over the river Seine, you can also visit the Musée National des Arts Asiatique – Guimet. The museum has the largest collection of Asiatic art outside of Asia and additionally offers a Japanese Garden to find a place to rest in the metropolis Paris.
Another highlight that is located closely to the Eiffel Tower is the Musée Rodin which completely focuses on the works of the French sculptor. The museum is surrounded by a park with sculptures and enables you to experience art in the open air.  
By using the Paris City Pass you can visit all three museums and many more for free.

History of the Eiffel Tower

The landmark of Paris, the famous Eiffel Tower, was constructed in 1889 by Gustave Eiffel due to the world exhibition. At that time the short construction phase was an unbelievable achievement in architecture and engineering and was seen as miracle.
At first it was planned to demolish the Tower 20 years after construction. Fortunately its function regarding radio and television broadcast became too important and led to the monument’s preservation. Until the Chrysler building in New York City was finished in 1930, the Eiffel Tower was considered as the highest building of the world. Since its opening more than 250 million people visited the Eiffel Tower and it still attracts more than 7 million visitors every year. This makes the Eiffel Tower one of the most visited buildings of the world. As soon as the sun sets, 20,000 bulbs change the Eiffel Tower into a shining artwork. 

Construction of the Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower consists of three floors which can be entered.
The first floor is located 57 meters above the ground and can be reached by lift or by foot. After a long phase of renovation the platform has a floor made of glass. By looking down you can observe everything that happens underneath the platform. Furthermore there are digital albums, screens and replication which illustrate information and the history of the Eiffel Tower in an interesting and funny way. There are also spaces to relax, shops and restaurants.
The second floor offers a great view over Paris and is also reachable by stairs. Souvenir shops, the restaurant of the starred chef Jules Verne as well as the amazing view create a visit to the Eiffel Tower you will never forget.
On top of the Eiffel Tower you can find the highest platform 276 meters above the ground. This floor can only be reached by lift and provides you with a breathtaking view. Panoramic maps about your location and about cities and the distances can be found there. It is highly recommended to visit the Eiffel Tower after the sun sets. The illuminated monument offers you a unique panorama which you will never experience like this again.  

Visit the incomparable Eiffel Tower with Paris City Pass for free by using the Paris City Pass. 

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