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Eiffel Tower Guided Climb

The symbol of Paris as it was meant to be experienced

  • When Daily (times vary seasonally)
  • Duration 2 hours
  • Meeting Point Allée des Refuzniks

€34 per adult

€5 more during peak season

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  • Local experts
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  • Top-rated
    Thousands of reviews averaging 4.9 stars
  • Worry-free booking
    Flexible scheduling and refunds

€34 per adult

€5 more during peak season

€34 per adult

€5 more during peak season

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  • Local experts
    Personal stories and insider travel tips
  • Top-rated
    Thousands of reviews averaging 4.9 stars
  • Worry-free booking
    Flexible scheduling and refunds

Highlights

  • Experience the Eiffel Tower from within by climbing it alongside your expert guide.
  • Learn about the tower's engineering and the daredevil stunts that made history.
  • Get a bird's eye view of the Louvre, Notre Dame, Sacré-Cœur, Les Invalides, and more.
  • Upgrade to reach the summit, featuring views, a champagne bar, and Gustave Eiffel’s private office.
  • Relax on a boat cruise on the beautiful Seine river with an optional upgrade.

Itinerary

  • First level of the Eiffel Tower

    Featuring a transparent floor so you can admire the forecourt below

  • Second level of the Eiffel Tower

    Spectacular views of the city plus dining options

  • Optional upgrade: Summit of the Eiffel Tower

    City views and a champagne bar at the very top of the tower

  • Optional upgrade: Seine cruise

    A scenic river cruise with an on-board guide giving live commentary

Make this tour private

Book this tour for just your group, starting from $250.

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Plan your trip

Summit upgrade

The Eiffel Tower summit features a champagne bar, stellar views, and Gustave Eiffel’s private office, but it’s subject to last-minute closure. If it closes, we’ll refund that portion of your ticket and ensure you still have a great time during your visit.

Seine river cruise upgrade

Your ticket for the Seine cruise is good for a one-hour cruise, with an on-board guide, anytime within a year from your tour date.

Tour ending point

The guided portion of your tour ends on the second level. If you’ve selected the upgrade, you can continue your visit at the summit. You can walk or take the elevator back down whenever you’re ready.

Refund policy

We offer a 100% refund up to 24 hours prior to the tour start time.

Prefer not to climb? Take our Eiffel Tower Elevator Tour.

Ride the Elevator

Reviews

21k+

We had an amazing time climbing the Eiffel Tower. Kamila, our tour guide, was knowledgeable, fun and entertaining. While it says its 700 plus steps, it's not as hard as you think it's going to be and well worth the pain!!! You climb at your own speed and rest in between levels. The views from the top are SPECTACULAR!!!

Michelle
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A worthwhile undertaking!
Very clear and informative details provided by our competent and very friendly tour guide Sara. She also provided additional tips on other activities beyond the tour.

— Samuel

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Best Guide Ever
Sara was our guide and I cannot talk highly enough of her. She knew her history but she also knew how to connect with all her tour group. She was especially good with my teenagers and held their interest for the whole tour. It was very cold at the second level at early morning and she moved us into the sun to help warm us up. She gave us lots of information plus lots of recommendations for where to eat, how to get around (especially in the metro strike where we had to use buses) and then took a group photo and sent it to us.

— Jo-Anne

Meeting point

Already booked your tour? Visit our pre-tour welcome page for more about how to connect with your guide plus tips for your trip.

Outside of the South Security Entrance of the Eiffel Tower (Allée des Refuzniks)

FAQs

How much climbing is there?

It’s about 700 steps to reach the second level. We climb at a comfortable, moderate pace, and there’s a break halfway through on the first floor. If mobility is a concern, we recommend our Eiffel Tower Tour by Elevator.

Will we have to wait in line?

You’ll avoid the long elevator lines, but everyone waits in the entry line. In peak season, this could be 45-90 minutes. Luckily, your guide will keep you entertained to help the time fly by.

Are there lockers available before we go up?

No. We recommend leaving luggage at your hotel since Eiffel Tower staff reserves the right to refuse entry to those with extra bags. Foldable strollers also aren’t allowed on the climb.

Is there food and drink available during the tour?

Yes, you can purchase food and drink on the first and second levels, and there are restrooms here as well. Your guide will have recommendations on where to eat.

What if it rains?

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.

What is the rescheduling policy?

We understand plans change. We offer a 100% refund or the option to reschedule up to 24 hours prior to your tour start time. Within 24 hours of your tour, we would have incurred hard costs and therefore cannot allow rescheduling or cancellation without costs.

Are gratuities included?

Tips are always appreciated but never expected. They’re a great way to tell your guide they did an awesome job and show your appreciation.

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