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Paris: Guided Tour Outside the Eiffel Tower & Summit Ticket

Paris: Guided Tour Outside the Eiffel Tower & Summit Ticket

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Enjoy reserved entry to the Eiffel Tower and see Paris's skyline. Book this small-group experience including a self-guided Eiffel Tower visit and a guided walking tour of the Trocadéro & the Champ de Mars.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Duration 1 - 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Get the best of Paris with reserved entry to the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower
  • Learn the history of Paris in your small group of 24 people or less
  • Enjoy the most photographic views of the Eiffel Tower from the Trocadéro and Champ de Mars on a short, informative walking tour
  • Soak up the stunning views of the French capital from the summit
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Covid-19 Update

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Visit the Eiffel Tower and pre-book your reserved entrance ticket straight to the 2nd floor or all the way up to the Summit (if option is selected). Enjoy panoramic views over of the City of Lights. Start your small-group tour from the manicured gardens of Trocadero Plaza. Follow your guide across the Jena Bridge to the Champ de Mars, listening all the while to the fascinating history of the original “la Dame de Fer” (Iron Lady).

After the walking tour, your guide will then accompany you past the Eiffel Tower ticket line to ascend in the elevator.

On your self-guided visit of the 1st and 2nd floors (and the Summit, if option selected), have a chance to enjoy every curve from every angle and understand the beautiful science that keeps the structure standing. From the dedicated observation deck on the 2nd level, admire the marvels that lay at your feet. From here, take in iconic sights such as the Louvre, the Arc de Triomphe, the Champs Elysees, and Notre Dame. Take this chance to explore the beauty and history of the Eiffel Tower.

Includes
  • Walking tour around Trocadéro area and Champ de Mars
  • Reservation and entrance tickets to 1st and 2nd floor of Eiffel Tower
  • Reservation and entrance tickets to summit of Eiffel Tower (when summit option selected)
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup/drop-off
  • Guide inside the tower
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Meeting point

• Meet in front of the main entrance to the Architecture Museum at the Palais de Chaillot • The building is at the junction of the Place du Trocadero and the Avenue du President Wilson, the entrance faces the road • Please exchange your voucher at the meeting point • Arriving by metro: Take lines 9 or 6 and get off at the metro stop Trocadero. Follow the exit number 1 to the Eiffel Tower. 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 roadside

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Important information

What to bring

  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Baby strollers

Know before you go

  • Security checks may slow entry
  • Vaccination passes must be presented in English or French
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 320 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.1/5
  • Service
    4.5/5
  • Organization
    4.4/5

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A great intro to the tower and it’s history, and then the opportunity to take the lifts all the way to the top, which we did. Overall a great quick and enjoyable tour. Our guide was holding a flag as stated in the meeting point details, but was it was not an orange flag and didn’t have any get your guide markings at all. We were unsure of where we were and if our guide was “legit” at the beginning.

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August 29, 2021

Great Tour

Our tour guide was amazing and new how to navigate the chaos of the Eiffel Tower to minimize delays. If you want to go to the Eiffel Tower, this would be the only way I would recommend going. The tour does not take you to the summit so pre-purchase your summit tickets before you go because if you don’t, you will have to go back down to ground level and wait in line for 2 hours to get summit tickets. The tour does not include the summit because if the weather gets to bad, which was the case for us, or if the winds get to high the summit is closed for safety reasons. The tour was amazing but the Eiffel Tower is a crazy, overly crowded and chaotic place. Be prepared to have a hard time getting a good photo opportunity. It seems that most people at the Eiffel Tower left their manners at home and are pushing and shoving.

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May 30, 2019

Really great tour in the evening (10 pm)

The tour starts a little bit away from the tower, so you have the chance to take wonderful pictures. "Li" from Nigeria explained a lot about the history and a lot of facts of the tower in a very pleasant way. On the 2nd level, he took a lot of time to show the main buildings of Paris, it is a great view in the night. Ask for "Li" (his nickname) from Nigeria or try to get on his group, there are a lot of groups starting at the same time.

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April 29, 2019

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