How to Choose an Eiffel Tower Tour
As France's most recognizable landmark, the Eiffel Tower is visited by 7 million people annually. Often at the top of every traveler's Paris sightseeing list, there are several ways to explore the 906-foot (276-meter) icon. So whether you're trying to save a few Euros, capitalize on time constraints, or capture the memory in high-definition, there's a tour to suit your needs. Here are some options for how to discover the Iron Lady.
For the budget traveler
It's no secret that Paris is one of the most expensive cities to visit in Europe. Stretch your travel budget with a tour that takes you to the Eiffel Tower's 2nd-floor observation deck. Located at an impressive 377 feet (115 meters) above the Champs de Mars, you'll enjoy outstanding 360-degree views of the city while saving money for additional Parisian adventures.
The Eiffel Tower: The universal gem of Paris
For those short on time
The Eiffel Tower is notorious for its endless ticket lines, especially in the summer months during the high season. Maximize your precious vacation time in the City of Light with a priority access tour. You'll bypass the queues and head straight to the elevator. As tours are offered from morning to night, this quick and convenient sightseeing experience easily fits into any travel itinerary.
Eiffel Tower Skip The Line Summit with Host
For the foodie
Epicurean travelers know that crepes, cheese, and croissants are just the start of Paris' culinary scene. Combine your Eiffel Tower visit with fine French dining and have lunch at Madame Brasserie Restaurant. Located on the tower's first level, you'll enjoy unrivaled city views throughout the 3-course meal. Skip-the-line admission, plus free time to explore before or after the meal, ensures that your experience is not only delectable but also time efficient.
Paris Lunch in the Eiffel Tower's Madame Brasserie Restaurant
For all the family
While traveling with children can be an absolute joy, it often comes with its challenges, especially when most tours cater to an adult audience. Introduce your kiddos to the Eiffel Tower and other Paris landmarks on a private customized family tour. The personalized excursion includes commentary and activities to create an adventure that is fun and enriching for everyone, including grownups.
Paris with Kids Custom and Private Half-Day Tour
For the early bird
If you want to get a head start on your Paris sightseeing, consider an Eiffel Tower morning tour. Visiting this structure first thing in the day enables you to avoid the Parisian heat and the tower's afternoon tourist rush. As a result, you'll enjoy a more intimate and leisurely experience without overwhelming tourist crowds.
Eiffel Tower Morning Tour by Elevator Optional Summit & Seine River Cruise
For first-time visitors
The Eiffel Tower might be at the top of your Paris bucket list, but it isn't the only attraction in town. After a skip-the-line tour to the tower's summit, enjoy a relaxing sightseeing cruise along the River Seine. You'll see landmarks including Montmartre, the Louvre, Notre-Dame de Paris, and the Iron Lady herself, without getting worn out.
Eiffel Tower Skip the Line Summit Access and Seine River Cruise
For those who want to capture the moment
While taking the elevator to the top of the Eiffel Tower is a memorable event for any traveler, it's the monument's exterior that sets it apart from any other structure. So leave the selfie stick at home and capture your visit with a private photoshoot. Fun for families, couples, and friend groups, you'll get professional frameable pictures in front of the world-famous landmark.
Private Guided Photoshoot Experience at the Eiffel Tower
For an exclusive experience
Travelers seeking a personalized Paris vacation from beginning to end may want to consider a private guided tour of the Eiffel Tower. Unlike on some crowded group tours, you'll enjoy commentary that goes beyond the typical tourist guidebook and is shaped by your questions and interests. You'll also visit the tower's summit, which includes a restoration of Gustave Eiffel's office and a Champagne bar.
Private Eiffel Tower Elevator Tour with Summit
For the independent traveler
If you're a solo adventurer who prefers to do things at your own pace, consider a mobile audio tour. This pre-downloaded self-guided experience is the perfect way to discover Gustav Eiffel's masterpiece without feeling rushed. You'll get the standard information that comes with a guided visit … without the expensive price tag. (Just keep in mind that tower admission is not included in the tour.)