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  • Location:Paris, France
  • Duration:2 hours (approx.)

Skip the Line: Eiffel Tower Tickets and Small-Group Tour

Sail past the long lines outside of Paris’ most iconic attraction on a small-group tour of the Eiffel Tower. With your priority access pass, head straight inside the magnificent landmark and embark on a guided tour with a knowledgeable guide. Listen to interesting anecdotes surrounding the rich history of the monument and then absorb the spectacular cityscape of Paris from the top level of the tower. Opt to take the tour at a variety of departure times and even watch a magical sunset from this unique vantage point. Numbers are limited to 20 people to ensure a personalized experience.  


  • Skip-the-line access to the 2nd level of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
  • Choose from a morning, afternoon or evening departure
  • Learn about the Eiffel Tower's architecture and history, dating back to 1889
  • Enjoy spectacular views of Paris from a panoramic viewpoint
  • Small group limited to 20 people for a more personalized experience
  • Ticket includes the 1st and 3rd levels of the Eiffel Tower, so you can visit independently after your guided tour

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

You get fast-track access to one of the world's most recognizable landmarks and a guided tour detailing its colorful history. All the excitement, none of the wait!

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What You Can Expect

Skip the Line: Eiffel Tower Tickets and Small-Group Tour

Head straight up to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower and enjoy amazing views

Greet your guide at a central city location in Paris and stroll to the Eiffel Tower with your skip-the-line ticket. Sail past lines often in excess of two hours and begin exploring the iconic monument immediately. Enjoy illuminating commentary from your guide and hear tales of the tower’s ingenious designer, Gustave Eiffel, and its rich historical heritage. Watch insightful documentaries in the cinematic theater on the 1st Level and see an original spiral staircase used by the architect himself.

Ascend to the 2nd Level to absorb the sprawling cityscape of Paris from above. Enjoy ample time to enjoy the panoramic vistas and then be entertained by stories of crazy exploits involving the tower. 

After your 2-hour guided tour comes to an end, feel free to continue exploring the Eiffel Tower independently. Ascend to the 3rd Level for a glass of champagne at the vertiginous summit and return to the 1st Level for an alternative perspective of the city. 

Please note: Your skip-the-line access does not apply to lines for the elevator to the 3rd Level. This tour provides skip-the-line priority, but is subject to all procedures and security requirements of the Eiffel Tower.

Tickets are available up to 90 days in advance of your chosen travel date.

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Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

As you can see - we toured this monument on the day of the Paris attacks... what a horrible tragedy. The day we visited there was only one set of elevators open so being able to quickly go to the front of the elevator line was awesome. The tour itself was informative and guide knowledgeable but we really bought the tickets to get the fast pass and it was worth it.

Linda W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Nice tour guide with lots of information. Tour ends at the 2nd level though ticket included access to summit, which is convenient. Overall nice tour.

David K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Great tour and guide

Heather B USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

This tour was great. We went straight to the front of the line and right up to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower. The tour was informative and interesting. Also included access to the third floor of the tower, but no skip the line for that. On the way back down, we went ice skating on the first floor of the tower. That was pretty cool.

Diego G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

We had a great experience with this tour option. Customer service was friendly and helpful and our tour guide was excellent. It felt so good to be able to access the tower spiking those huge lines.

Ali I

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

It was a very good experience. t was really windy and skipping the line really saved a lot of pain for us as we had a little toddler.

The guide was so good and made the tour even more enjoyable. He was helpful and provided information not only about Eiffel tower, but also about everything we saw from up there.

Would definitely recommend it to others.

Kevin T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

The tour was great. Our tour guide provide interesting facts about the tour, the area and the history behind the monuments we were able to see from the tower.

Cathryn D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Well worth the price! We enjoyed the tour. The guide was pleasant and strive to provide a wonderful memory! We took her suggestion and walked down. It added to our amazing experience,


5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

The perfect way to see Paris and the Eiffel Tower up close and no long lines!! Our group of 4 all really enjoyed our tour, Gil, our guide was great, the earpieces were perfect to hear with if you moved away to take photos or go inside. Loved seeing Paris from that view and being up on the Eiffel Tower. Highly recommend it! Thank you for a great time!

hans jørgen b

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Excellent guiding. The guide managed to make the tour interesting and pleasant experience.

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