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Skip the Line Ticket Eiffel Tower Summit Priority Access with Host

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Bypass the long lines at the Eiffel Tower with this tour that includes summit access. After fast track, skip-the-line access, proceed to the second level to survey the city from the viewing platforms while listening to commentary about Paris culture, traditions, and history. Then, proceed to the summit to see Gustave Eiffel's private apartments and sip Champagne from the onsite bar (own expense).
  • Skip-the-line admission tickets to the Eiffel Tower
  • Learn about Paris culture, traditions, and history
  • Panoramic views from the 2nd and 3rd story viewing platforms
  • Sip Champagne from the onsite bar (own expense)

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Unlike most Eiffel Tower tours, this one includes access to the tower's summit.
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Intro commentary on the 2nd level with a host
Eiffel Tower second floor and summit ticket
Please don't go directly to the Eiffel Tower. Please meet us at 38 avenue de la Bourdonnais 75007
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks
38 Av. de la Bourdonnais , 38 Av. de la Bourdonnais, 75007 Paris, France

History Group agency Please do not go directly to the Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower , Champ de Mars, 5 Av. Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France
Choose an entry time when booking; meet your host near the Eiffel Tower a half hour prior to your scheduled time. 

With your group, stroll the short distance to one of the world's busiest monuments. Bypass the long lines and head straight for the elevators, enjoying speedy and stress-free access to the second floor. Step out with your host to take in some of the best panoramic views in Paris from the viewing platform, 375 feet (114 meters) above the ground. Get a basic orientation to the sights and landmarks visible from your vantage point from your host, then explore the area at your leisure. Snap photos of the Louvre, Les Invalides, Sacré Coeur, and the Champ de Mars, among other standout Parisian highlights. 

After you've had your fill of the second level, proceed to the summit, where you can toast your trip with Champagne from the bar and view Gustave Eiffel's private apartments.
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Eiffel Tower
Our guide will wait for you at our meeting point, and will accompany you to the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers 4 years old and up
  • Tickets cannot be modified, exchanged, or refunded
  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes early; latecomers will not be reimbursed
  • Skip-the-line access to the summit (3rd level) of the Eiffel Tower does not exist; it's only standard access
  • In case of bad weather, maintenance, or for safety reasons, the top level of the Eiffel Tower may be closed
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Please note that you'll meet your guide at the departure point 38 avenue de la Bourdonnais, not at the Eiffel Tower. Make sure to arrive at our meeting point fifteen minutes before the start of your activity.
  • During peak times, Skip-the-line access can take some time to get through the security checkpoint.
  • In accordance with the Eiffel Tower's legislation, tickets are non-modifiable, non-exchangeable and non-refundable.
  • Please do not go directly to the Eiffel Tower , please meet us as 38 avenue de la Bourdonnais 75007 Paris
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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Traveler Tips

  • "Just remember to arrive about 20 minutes before scheduled time and all attractions have security checks, so travel light." See review
  • "Queues can get a bit long but worth the (not too long) wait" See review
  • "It can get a little scary but I would only say, don't look down." See review

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Valuable tour for first timers
, Aug 2022
Great tour guide, Beatriz was funny, informative. Made it interactive and interesting for the kids too. Highly suggest if first timers to use a guide, just worry to get to the meeting point in time then follow your guide.
Not worth it unless you are desperate
, Aug 2022
The title is very misleading. You will skip no lines via this tour. Also the word "tour" is used very liberally. The tour guide doesn't provide much info on the tour and its not until we arrived on the second level that we were given a 3 to 5 quick facts about the tower. One being hey see those things...those are lights...... The only reason to pay double the normal ticket price is because this company buys a chunk and might be your only option to go to the summit. Only reason I gave this 2 stars.
An absolute must do and pay for the skip the line, it is worth it.
, Aug 2022
Skipping the lines was worth every penny. Even with the skip the lines there was time spent in line going through security (twice) and waiting for the elevator. Our guide shepherded us through the process to get us to the second level and the explained how to get to the summit and back again. He recommended that we visit the first level on the down, which we did. The tour operator offered discounted Seine River Cruise tickets which we accepted. The River Cruise was very nice and definitely worth the time and expense.
Excellent tour!
, Aug 2022
Mauro was awesome! Interesting stories and very knowledgeable. We were through the lines so quickly! Highly highly recommend!
Disappointed and frustrated with wait time
, Aug 2022
Although the tour promoted priority access/skip the line, we still had to wait over an hour before getting to the first elevator at the base of the tower.
Mattias at the Eiffel Tower
, Aug 2022
This was our first trip to Paris. Our experience at the Eiffel Tower was great. The tour company was wonderful. Our host, Mattias, was well versed and had a great sense of humour.
Worth the price!
, Aug 2022
Hugo was very knowledgeable about the history of Paris and pointed out features. It was SO helpful to not deal with those incredibly long lines!
Fantastic experience . I...
, Aug 2022
Fantastic experience . I would definitely recommend this tour. The Tour guideWas very informative. The views were magnificent.
Make sure you do this
, Aug 2022
Tour was amazing. You got to go to the very top and then have a drink on the 1st level. Presley did an awesome job telling us the history of the tower and city.
An up close and personal Eiffel tower experience!
, Aug 2022
Emma was an excellent , informative tour guid. My only regret was the longgg lines to the sommit. I conquered what I came for!
Me at the Top
, Aug 2022
I enjoyed the guide and the information, but standing at the top was the thing. Me in the shadow with Paris behind me is the picture.
Beatriz was a great host
, Aug 2022
Our experience with this tour was more than great. Beatriz was very well informed and managed to get the kids attention.
The best way to visit the top of Eiffel!
, Aug 2022
I can’t recommend this enough, if you want to visit the top of the Eiffel Tower the queues will be a challenge, with these tickets we were never really held up, straight past the long queues and through security without any fuss. Our tour guide Sebastian was a really cool Argentinian guy who has perfected the balance of being informative about the tower and never going on and on! He guided us to the second level and from there we could make our own way to the top. We were all looking forward to going to the tower but aware how busy it would be in the height of summer, it couldn’t have gone more smoothly for us. Thank you!
Great tour
, Aug 2022
Great tour! Easy access with guide to bypass long lines! Gustavo was very good guide! Location was close to Eiffel tour .
Don’t waste your time
, Aug 2022
Traffic was a mess, we showed up and our group was still there about to leave. They would not let us join our group we were looking at. They would not give us our tickets to go without the group! This service is not needed! Buy tickets on the Eiffel Tower website and walk up to the same line they put you in
A must see and do in Paris.
, Aug 2022
The man that gave the tour was very good. Matt was his name I think. It was a very wonderful experience. We went all around the tower and seen so much wonderful things.
Consistently the best.
, Aug 2022
Great tour guide gave us options to go directly to summit. However he was really interesting so we stuck with him and grabbed an elevator to the top later. Viator delivers consistently every time which is why we will continue to use their services all over the world.
Great time
, Aug 2022
Billy was great! Truly a fun and engaging guide. I recommend taking the elevator, it was very easy and fast to get up to the top and definitely glad I didn’t have to take the stairs up.
Refused tickets refund and any compensation
, Aug 2022
Seems like this company resale tickets… they refused to give us our tickets after we been a bit late for our tour… Especially as we were told by staff at the Eiffel Tower that if we acquired “tickets” (which we had paid for!) we could walk the Eiffel Tower by our selves. However upon requesting our tickets we where told they could not produce our tickets. There for they have been sold and money was made on our behalf even tho we where minutes late!! We where at the Eiffel Tower early ahead of being informed we did not actually have our tickets and where required to meet at a different meeting point. While we were leaving office we had tried ask one more time about some help and one person form their stuff said that this is normal and ppl are losing their tickets every day all the time… well not an answer we would like to hear after spending 250$ !!! We feel that the information on your advert could have been more clear and as we weren’t able to be given our tickets even though we asked for them and where told by Eiffel staff that we could use them alone. That we are deserving of a refund in full. As well as the fact that we have used your platform already many times and had nothing but good experiences… Although we gonna leave this feedback here as we see that many other ppl have pretty same experience…
Regular Service
, Aug 2022
Really nothing good to share. Better do it yourself and save a lot of money. Service is only to take you to the eifel tower but is really easy to get there

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