• Tour code: 5615EIFFELTOWER
  • Location: Paris, France
  • Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

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Get a new perspective on Paris’s iconic Eiffel Tower with a theatrical behind-the-scenes tour. Explore the military bunker beneath the Champ de Mars and the engine room that controls the tower’s elevators as your costumed guide enacts a wartime love story. Then, skip the long lines and ride up to the second-floor observation deck where you can take in breathtaking views of Paris. Group numbers are limited to 20 for a fun and interactive tour.


  • Skip-the-line admission and behind-the-scenes tour of the Eiffel Tower with an actor guide
  • Learn the history of Paris' most famous landmark through a love story portrayed by your guide
  • See the wartime bunker under the Champ de Mars and the machinery that powers the tower’s massive elevators
  • Bypass the lines for priority access to the tower's second floor to admire breathtaking views
  • Choice of a morning or afternoon tour
  • Small-group tour limited to 20 people ensures a more intimate experience

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Skip the Line: Eiffel Tower Behind-the-Scenes Theatrical Tour

Skip the Line: Eiffel Tower Behind-the-Scenes Theatrical Tour

Discover the history of the world-famous Eiffel Tower in a unique and engaging way. Choose from a morning or afternoon tour, and meet your actor-guide in front of the tower. Hear the heart-tugging story of a young American woman and a French aviator whose love story played out against the backdrop of the Eiffel Tower.
Throughout the 1.5-hour tour, discover the history of this landmark through your guide’s theatrical portrayal and see parts of the tower that most visitors miss. Descend beneath the Champs de Mars field in front of the tower to scope out a military bunker and secret tunnel network built here during World War I.
The story continues at the tower’s engine room, which houses the machinery used to power the high-speed hydraulic elevators. Skip to the front of the long queue at the tower entrance take a thrilling ride up to the second-floor observation deck that rises 380 feet (160 meters) off the ground. Your guide will present the dramatic conclusion of the love story here on the rooftop of the Le Jules Verne restaurant, surrounded by sweeping panoramic views of Paris.

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