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Guided Climb of the Eiffel Tower with Optional Summit Access

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Highlights
  • Beat the Eiffel Tower elevator queue and walk up up its stairs with a guide
  • Panoramic views of the Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame Cathedral, and more
  • Entrance fees included, with optional summit access upgrade 
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Guided Climb of the Eiffel Tower with Optional Summit Access
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Tour departs at 9:15am + Summit Access Ticket
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Overview
Ascend the Eiffel Tower, a treasured Paris landmark, on foot with a small-group of people. Beat the elevator queues and climb up 704 steps (more than 30 flights) to the second viewing platform, with entrance fees included. Enjoy sweeping views over sites including the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs-Elysées. Upgrade to take the lift to the summit.
What to Expect
Make your way to the foot of the Eiffel Tower at your chosen morning start time (giving yourself time to clear security), and meet your guide to begin your climb.
Head up the more than 30 flights of staircases toward the top of the Eiffel Tower and listen as your guide sheds light on the life and times of Gustave Eiffel, the tower’s architect. The higher you climb, the better the views become.
Stop at both the first-floor and second-floor viewing decks, and take a circular walk around the platforms. Along the way, gaze out over top attractions including the Louvre Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, and Sacré-Coeur Basilica.
Upgrade your tour to continue upward to the summit of the Eiffel Tower independently. See Gustave Eiffel’s office—restored to its original condition—and perhaps savor a glass of bubbling Champagne in the summit bar (own expense).
Afterward, take the elevator to street level to end your visit.
Reviews (162)
1 - 5 of 142 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Fantastic tour with Laura!

We had a great time on our guided tour with Laura, even though it was foggy and drizzly I think we got a lot out of our climb. Little bit of information along the way and photos of the main landmarks meant the 700 stairs...More

Thank lisapF4970YL
Reviewed 5 days ago
Precise guided climb

Our lovely guide was Tamar and she was aware of our whole group and told us some curious facts about the city. I joined late to the group but still she was very kind to us and made us feel like friends!! Strongly recommended her!...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Keyla_Az
Reviewed 1 week ago
David was great!

David gave an excellent tour. He was very knowledgeable and personable. Would definitely recommend if you want to see an iconic site and learn fun facts about Paris at the same time. David's knowledge, tips, and recommendations guided the remainder of our trip. Well done!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lauralootravelbug
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Single parent + teens

Heidi, our wonderful guide, led our magical climb up the 704 stairs to Level 2 of the Eiffel Tower. The experience itself was fantastic but was made extra special by Heidi’s inclusive discussions with each member of the group. She expertly set a pace that...More

Thank MKBT71
Reviewed 1 week ago
Tamar Was Great!... Super Guide!

Great way to start a visit to Paris. Excellent way to see all of Paris and get tips on what to see first and to save for later.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Renevanhoorde
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vivavita53
November 10, 2018|
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Response from sperryp | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply yes definitely give yourself extra time. Our booking was first up so we were there 45 minutes before opening and the queue had all ready started.
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November 3, 2018|
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Response from sperryp | Reviewed this property |
It took us with a guide to the first floor maybe 20 minutes all depends on how many stops you have and how many on the stairs. We did it early so didn’t take long coming down another thing as waiting lines were long... More
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November 3, 2018|
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Response from scarletmat | Reviewed this property |
Our tour lasted about 2 hours, the longest wait were to get a escalator back to the base from level 2, that took about 20 minutes. Remember to take water and comfortable shoes as the stairs can be slippery and it is a lot... More
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