Eiffel Tower Access with Host

Explore the first and second floors of Paris’ most iconic landmark for striking views of the city

Travel Flexibly · 1.50h · Paris, France

Want to explore the Eiffel Tower without a guide, but worried about wasting precious vacation time waiting in line? With our Eiffel express tour, you’ll be guided through security and bypass general admission by our friendly host, potentially saving hours of waiting! These tickets don’t include a guided tour, but our helpful host will provide assistance navigating you to the right spot. Explore the tower at your own pace and marvel at the stunning views!

  • New Tour
  • Discover the Eiffel Tower
  • Meet your host
  • Marvel at the Iron Lady’s Size
  • Less crowded First Level
  • Staircase adventure to the Second Level
  • 1st and 2nd Floor Access

Meet your host a few steps away from the Eiffel Tower to start off your visit to this memorable monument. Don't let the lines at the Eiffel intimidate you before your visit, as you'll breeze past with ease! You will be expertly guided through the process and provided with invaluable assistance before making your way to the elevators on your own. Before saying au-revoir, you'll be handed your tickets so that you can explore the Tower at your own pace.

Eiffel Tower Express Tour Description

Your express tour includes:

  • Entry tickets to the Eiffel tower

  • A friendly host to help navigate

  • Access to the second floor by elevator

  • Explore the Tower at your own pace

Eiffel Tower Express

Experience the Eiffel Tower with ease with our Express visit, offering timed entry access and a local host. Embark with your host, ready to navigate you though the crowds at one of the world's most iconic landmarks! You'll start near the Eiffel Tower, where you'll kickstart your visit by navigating the security lines effortlessly. Before joining the queue to ascend this must-see monument, your host will ensure you're fully prepared by pointing out key facilities like restrooms, shops, and dining options. As you say goodbye to your host, you'll receive your tickets giving you the freedom to explore the Tower at your own pace.

About the Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower, one of the iconic symbols of Paris, was built for the 1889 World's Fair. Designed by Gustave Eiffel, it stands at 324 meters tall and comprising over 18,000 iron pieces and 2.5 million rivets. Surprisingly, it only took two years, two months, and five days to build! The Eiffel Tower includes three observations levels, it offers incredible views of Paris and beyond. The Eiffel Tower symbolizes Paris's rich history, as it continues to capture the hearts of everyone that visits.

Why does the Eiffel Tower Sparkle?

Did you know that since its creation, the Eiffel Tower has always been illuminated? Originally, it had many external projectors that lit up the beautiful facade. However, in 1985 yellow-orange spotlights were installed in the projectors place. If you want to see the Eiffel Tower sparkle, make sure to visit when night falls! The sparkle lasts around 5 minutes at the beginning of each hour, with the last sparkle occurring at 11 pm.

What you get with this tour
Entry tickets
Admire views from the second floor
Explore the less-visited first level
Friendly Host
Express Entry
Self-Guided
Guide gratuity
Pick-up
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Frequently Asked Questions

What to bring?

We suggest wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.

Where to meet?

You will meet your friendly host near the Eiffel Tower.

What to bring?

We suggest wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.

What if I have concerns about my mobility on this tour?

Unfortunately, because this tour requires being able to climb up 674 steps, it is not suitable for wheelchair users or guests with mobility concerns.

Is there any chance my tour might be canceled?

On the rare occasion the tour is canceled, we'll inform you as soon as possible. We will work with you to reschedule your tour when possible or provide a full refund.

Is there a dress code to enter the Eiffel Tower?

There is no dress code to visit the Eiffel Tower, although we do recommend comfortable walking shoes!

How comprehensive is the Eiffel Tower portion of this tour?

This is a very comprehensive tour of the Eiffel Tower. You will visit the summit, first, and second level, as well as learn fascinating stories about the iconic landmark’s rich history.

Is lunch included in the price of the tour?

No, but we're happy to recommend one of our favorite spots for after your tour. Your guide is also sure to point you in the right direction too.

Can I bring my kids and do I have to pay for them?

Kids are welcome on this tour, as long as they’re able to climb 674 steps. Infants 4 and under may join for free.

Does this include hotel pickup?

No hotel pickup is included. You’ll meet your host at the designated meeting point outside of the Eiffel Tower.

Where does this end?

Since this is self-guided, you can stay as long as you want inside the Eiffel Tower!

Does this tour include Eiffel Tower tickets?

Yes, this tour includes elevator tickets to the Summit and stair access.

Is this a self-guided tour?

Yes, you will meet a host who will give you your tickets and will stay with you until you are in line for the elevator to Ascend.

Are Tickets refundable?

No, tickets are non-refundable after purchase.

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