Guided tour

Eiffel Tower: Tour to 2nd Floor by Stairs and Summit by Elevator

Eiffel Tower: Tour to 2nd Floor by Stairs and Summit by Elevator

From $59.39 per person

Ascend to the summit of the Eiffel Tower to take in 360-degree views over Paris. Learn about the tower's history from your guide as you walk up the 704 steps to the 2nd floor observation deck.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration options: 2 hours
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Small group
Limited to 10 participants
Highlights
  • Climb up 704 steps to the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower
  • Take the elevator from the 2nd floor to the summit to admire the views
  • Hear insights and anecdotes from your expert guide
Full description

Covid-19 Update

Due to health and safety regulations, this itinerary may change. See Know before you go for the latest updates.

Meet your guide and enter the tower to climb up 704 steps over 30 flights. Catch your breath at the provided rest stops and see a side of the Eiffel Tower you would miss if you ascended all the way by elevator. Upon arrival at the first level, take a well-earned break. Stand on the new glass floor, and experience an interactive exhibit. En route to the second level, hear little-known fun facts about the tower's original color and its twinkling lights. Experience a unique sense of accomplishment upon arriving at the 2nd level. Your guide will tell you about the monuments you can see below, such as the Sacre-Coeur, the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs-Élysées. Then, continue your adventure on your own by taking the elevator to the tower's summit. Once there, see Gustave Eiffel’s office, and admire the views over Paris from high up. When you are ready, take the elevator back down to street level to continue with your day.
Includes
  • Eiffel Tower guided tour
  • Access to Eiffel Tower
  • Access to Eiffel Tower 1st Floor
  • Access to Eiffel Tower Summit by elevator
  • Access to Eiffel Tower 2nd Floor by stairs
  • Live tour guide
  • Access to 58 Tour Eiffel Restaurant
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with vertigo

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Meeting point

Meet at the South Security Entrance of the Eiffel Tower. Your concierge will be wearing a bright yellow beret, and holding up a yellow flag that says Guided Eiffel Tour. Please exchange your voucher at the meeting point. Do not go to the Eiffel Tower to collect your ticket. Late arrivals will be considered no-shows.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Baby strollers
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • All guests must go through security controls which can take up to 20-30 minutes at times.
  • Summit ticket holders will have to wait in line on the 2nd floor to access the summit's elevators. In high season, this wait can be up to an additional 20 minutes.
  • The guided part of this tour ends on the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower.
  • Due to weather conditions, the Eiffel Tower is subject to closure.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 1319 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.4/5
  • Value for money
    4/5
  • Service
    4.6/5
  • Organization
    4.4/5
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Amber, our tour guide, was awesome. Unfortunately, it was very rainy and windy the day we went, yet we were easily able to convert our climb to use the elevator instead (for a reasonable upcharge). Amber pointed out the major sights outside and then smartly brought us inside to get hot cocoa to warm up. She then shared all of the stories behind the different buildings, which were interesting and memorable!

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March 5, 2020

Akaki was a wonderful guide, very informational and interesting. The tour company only offers 2 different price chooses adult and child but at the tower there are 3, Adult, Jr and child. So I paid for 4 adults but they paid for 2 adults and 2 jr. Saving themselves money.

January 7, 2020

The tour was awesome. I like it from how the website sent us reminding email before the date. On the tour day the staff was at the meeting point on time. The checking was quick and convenient. Akaki was our guide yesterday. He was very active, friendly, as well informative. He was also very encouraging during the climb, cheering up and waiting at the end of the stairs giving high five to all members. lol I'd definitely love to recommend you to buy this tour.

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January 2, 2020

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VA ID: 387466