Eiffel Tower walking tour with elevator access to 2nd floor
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Attractions & guided tours

Eiffel Tower walking tour with elevator access to 2nd floor

based on 65 reviews
Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 1 hour 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Save time waiting in queues and climbing stairs with direct access to the Eiffel Tower elevators
  • Enjoy the most photographic views of the Eiffel Tower from Trocadéro and the Champ de Mars
  • Admire the city's iconic monuments as you explore the second floor on a self-guided visit
  • Visit the exhibit and walk on the glass floor of the 1st floor observation deck
What to expect

Take some time to get acquainted with Paris' leading lady on this direct access Eiffel Tower tour. You'll take in the stunning views from Trocadéro, stroll through the Paris streets to reach the Eiffel Tower as your guide gives you the history of this iconic monument and enjoy a visit to the Iron Lady herself at your own pace.

Unlike other tours, this one will start at Trocadéro Plaza which is by far the best vantage point to view the Eiffel Tower from. Then you'll follow your guide across the Iena Bridge to the Champs de Mars and hear all about the fascinating history of the original 'Dame de Fer'.

The Eiffel Tower is the most photographed woman in the world but if the critics had their way, she would never have made her debut. Your guide will reveal the stories behind her creation, her near demise and her glorious rise to the top before they accompany you past the ticket line to ascend in the elevator.

On your self-guided visit to the 1st and 2nd floors, you'll have the chance to check out the structure and understand more about the science that keeps her standing. Most of the Eiffel Tower's admirers have to wait hours to get the closest views but you'll avoid the ticket office lines, gaining faster access to this incredible view point overlooking the City of Light. From the dedicated observation deck on the second level, you'll get to admire the marvels that lie at your feet. From here, take in iconic sights such as the Louvre, the Arc de Triomphe, the Champs Elysees and Notre Dame.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • EU Digital COVID Certificate required for people aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • Walking tour around the Trocadéro area and Champ de Mars
    • Reservation and entrance tickets to 1st and 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower
    What's not included
    • Summit access
    • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 4-14)
    • Infants (age 0-3): Free. Please remember to reserve your free ticket at checkout
    Where

    Architecture Museum at the Palais de Chaillot, 1 Place du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre, 75016 Paris, France

    Meeting point:

    Please meet your guide 15 minutes before departure in front of the main entrance to the Architecture Museum at the Palais de Chaillot. The metro stop is Trocadero (line 6 or 9) and you should leave via exit n°1. The guide will be holding a sign at the meeting point for easy recognition.

    What to remember
    • Please note that from July 21st 2021, all public venues in France will require visitors above the age of 12 years old to present a 'Health Pass' and a valid ID, proving that you are fully vaccinated (with an EMA-approved vaccine), OR that you have been tested (PCR or antigen) with a negative result within the last 48 hours, OR that you have recovered from COVID-19, attested by a PCR or antigen test result, at least 15 days and no more than 6 months old. Passes can be digital or in paper form (proof of vaccination or test result). They must be presented in English or French
    • This service ends at the Eiffel Tower
    • Please note that your visit to the Eiffel Tower will be self-guided
    • This tour involves a reasonable amount of walking; comfortable shoes are recommended
    • This tour cannot accommodate wheelchair users or those with any impairments requiring special assistance, prams or baby carriages
    • Some locations may be unavoidably busy during standard hours
    • The tour operator will do everything within their power to ensure timings and itineraries are respected; however, due to issues beyond their control, timings and sites are subject to last minute changes on rare occasions
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    When
    • Please check the calendar for times
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    Provider
    City Wonders
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.
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