Skip the Line: 2nd Level Eiffel Tower Ticket and Small-Group Tour

Highlights

  • Visit one of Paris’ must-see attractions with this skip-the-line tour so you have more time to enjoy the incredible views! Choose from many different departure times to suit your sightseeing schedule, and meet your guide near the base of the tower. Beat the elevator queue, which can last up to 2 hours during peak times, and zoom straight up to the second-floor observation deck. After stepping out of the elevator, soak up breathtaking views of the city in every direction through large picture windows. Get an aerial perspective on famous landmarks and monuments like the Louvre, Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Élysées, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Seine River and Grand Palais.  Learn about the incredible feats of engineering that allowed the tower’s construction for the 1889 World’s Fair. Hear tales about the chief designer, Gustave Eiffel, and the many legends that surround this modern Parisian icon. At the end of your 1.5-hour tour, you can opt to purchase a ticket to the tower’s top (third) floor if you like, or return to street level. Please note: This tour provides skip-the-line priority entry, but is subject to all procedures and security requirements of the Eiffel Tower. Tickets are available up to 90 days in advance.

Summary

Visit one of Paris’ must-see attractions with this skip-the-line tour so you have more time to enjoy the incredible views! Choose from many different departure times to suit your sightseeing schedule, and meet your guide near the base of the tower. Beat the elevator queue, which can last up to 2 hours during peak times, and zoom straight up to the second-floor observation deck. After stepping out of the elevator, soak up breathtaking views of the city in every direction through large picture windows. Get an aerial perspective on famous landmarks and monuments like the Louvre, Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Élysées, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Seine River and Grand Palais.  Learn about the incredible feats of engineering that allowed the tower’s construction for the 1889 World’s Fair. Hear tales about the chief designer, Gustave Eiffel, and the many legends that surround this modern Parisian icon. At the end of your 1.5-hour tour, you can opt to purchase a ticket to the tower’s top (third) floor if you like, or return to street level. Please note: This tour provides skip-the-line priority entry, but is subject to all procedures and security requirements of the Eiffel Tower. Tickets are available up to 90 days in advance.

Tour info

Duration
2 hours
Group Size
Pricing (From)
Commentary
Meeting Point
Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

Beat the queues and enjoy skip-the-line access to the Eiffel Tower on this 90-minute tour. Follow your guide straight up to the second floor of the must-see Paris landmark. Gain insight into the tower's architecture and history, and hear entertaining tales about its colorful past. From your vantage point above the French capital, admire top attractions like the Notre-Dame Cathedral, Arc de Triomphe and the Louvre Museum. A perk: Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 20 people.

What’s included?

  • Guide

  • Access to the first and second floor of the Eiffel Tower

  • Entry/Admission - Eiffel Tower

  • Access to 3rd level of the Eiffel Tower Paris

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Gratuities

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 2h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Covid Policy

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Cancellation Policy

    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

About operator:

Fat Tire Bike Tours offers guided English-speaking tours of Paris (day & night), Versailles and Monet's Gardens. Opened in 1999, Fat Tire has grown to become the largest city bicycle tour operation in the world as a result of excellent guides and outstanding customer service.

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