Step inside the Eiffel Tower on a guided tour.
Learn about the history of the Eiffel Tower.
Stunning, panoramic views of Paris from the second floor.
Take a relaxing cruise down the Seine River (if selected).
Take a tour of the Eiffel Tower, Paris – the most iconic landmark in all of France. While many admire the beauty of the monument from the outside, why not step inside the famous attraction and experience a view of the city like no other. With our standard ticket, you’ll have access to the first and second floor of the Eiffel Tower. Choose to climb the steps up to the second floor or go for a ride in the elevator!
You’ll be escorted by an expert guide who will tell you about the history of the landmark throughout the tour. When you reach the second floor, you’ll be mesmerised by incredible views of the Louvre, Grand Palais, Notre Dame, and more! Providing you with a unique view of the city, this is the perfect photo opportunity as you capture the River Seine and main attractions of the city. As you explore the second floor, you’ll find a Michelin-star restaurant and two gift shops for you to browse and buy a souvenir from.
If you have chosen to purchase the summit ticket, you’ll be able to access the top of the Eiffel Tower at a height of 276m! As Paris lies at your feet, use the panoramic map that allows you to get an idea of the distance and direction of different cities around the world. You’ll also be able to view Gustave Eiffel’s (the creator of the Eiffel Tower) office which has been restored to its original condition.
Choose to add a Seine River cruise to your booking for a different perspective of the city! Book your Eiffel Tower tickets today!
Guided tour of the Eiffel Tower
Admission to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower (standard ticket)
Admission to the top of the Eiffel Tower (Summit Access ticket)
Cruise along the Seine River with stunning views of the city (if selected)
Transportation to the Eiffel Tower
Food and drink
10 Jun – 3 Sep: 9:15, 12pm, 3:30pm
4 Sep – 9 June: 9:30am, 1pm
Meeting Point: Allee des Refuzniks
Meet the ground team from Experience Foundry outside the Eiffel Tower and do not pass through any security checks. You will find them outside the South Security Entrance (Entrance 1) of the Eiffel Tower on Allee des Refuzniks, near the trees and benches. The Allee des Refuzniks is a dirt footpath just outside the Eiffel Tower. The ground team representatives will be wearing orange hats and holding orange signs that read ‘Experience First’ or ‘Experience Foundry’.
Please arrive 30 mins before the scheduled tour time.
This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
This tour does not include skipping the line. Your guide will purchase the tickets for you once you arrive. The wait time to purchase tickets can be up to two hours, but rest assured that your guide will keep you entertained and provide insightful information about the Eiffel Tower while you wait in line together.
It’s about 700 steps to reach the second level of the tower. We climb at a comfortable, moderate pace, and there is a break halfway through the first floor.
The guided portion of your tour ends on the second level of the Eiffel Tower. You can take the stairs/elevator back down when you wish.
The summit is subject to last minute closures, we’ll refund that upgrade portion of your ticket if this happens. It is not possible to cancel your reservation due to summit closure.
If you have selected the river cruise, you will receive your cruise ticket in person when you check in for your Eiffel Tower tour. If you miss the tour, you won’t be able to pick up your cruise tickets. You can head straight to the boat landing to take your cruise after your tour or go another day. You’ll have up to a year to use your Seine river cruise ticket. Reservations are not required, just show up 20 minutes early with your tickets. This is a 1-hour guided cruise along the Seine, starting at the base of the Eiffel Tower. Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.
There are no lockers at the tower, so please avoid bringing big luggage and baby strollers. The Eiffel Tower staff reserves the right to refuse entry to those with extra bags.
Our tours run rain or shine. Please check the local forecast and plan accordingly. In rare instances when we have to cancel for extreme weather, we’ll offer you the chance to reschedule or a refund.
Free cancellation up to 48 hours prior to scheduled tour.