Eiffel Tower: Second Floor or Summit Direct Access
- Access by: Elevator
- Small group
- Skip the line
A glimpse of the Eiffel Tower, outlined romantically against the Paris skyline — that's what you remember after visiting France. If you're looking to photograph Paris to your heart's content, use our short list of great spots in the city to get that breathtaking view (and picture).
To see the Eiffel Tower light show at night, the Trocadero is one of your best location choices. Bonus: the Trocadero is free, and always open.
Looking for a romantic Paris date spot? Make a reservation for the terrace at this luxury hotel. Soak in the view, enjoy some champagne, and watch the sunset from the top.
Pont de Bir-Hakeim connects the 15th and 16th arrondissements. This famous bridge offers stunning views of the tower and the Seine—a popular spot for photographers.
As you know, Paris is quite the popular holiday destination. Plan ahead if you want to jump around and see the Eiffel Tower from lots of angles. It's easy to buy tickets online and go straight to the top -- but if you're looking to do Paris on the cheap, remember to plan waiting time at major monuments into your itinerary.
Lots of travelers are looking for a cafe or restaurant nearby these views, where they can relax and regroup away from the crowds. While all the major tourist areas are safe enough, tourists tend to let their guard down as soon as they order a café au lait. As always, zip up your purse and watch out for thieves.
Hours vary by time of year:
June 14-August 31
Open daily, 9:00 AM-12:45 AM
September 1-June 13
Open daily, 9:00 AM-11:45 PM
Holiday hours may vary
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Our guide Sebastien (from Argentina) was very profesional and made the tour interesting as for our kids, all different age as well for us parents. We had a great time and found out many interesting informations not only about the Eiffel but Paris as well.
I would completely recommend this bike tour if your in Paris for any length of time! Kim was so knowledgeable about this beautiful city and was so enthusiastic about showing us the different sites! Highly recommend!
The tour was amazing! Our guide Pepe really made it a interesting and fun tour with loads of new info about the beautiful city we didn’t know. Really a recommendation.
This was an amazing experience! I would recommend it to anyone! It’s early enough that there were very few people! It gets crazy busy later!
Our guide Sofiane was superb. The 8h45 slot was also great, as we were able to avoid the crowd and still enjoy the rest of the day.