Eiffel Tower 2nd Floor Skip the Line Ticket & Behind the Scenes Guided Tour

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Go behind the scenes of the Eiffel Tower and see the exclusive areas that only a selected few have a chance to see! Accompanied by an expert guide, learn about the surprising facts about the Eiffel Tower and visit the military bunker under the Champs de Mars. Get exclusive access to the machinery room under the east pillar of the Tower and see how the Tower's elevators operate. End your tour on the roof-top of the famous restaurant Le Jules Verne for a stunning view of Paris.

Highlights
  • Visit the military bunker of the Eiffel Tower under the Champs de Mars
  • Get exclusive access to the machinery room under the east pillar
  • See the engine room and learn how the Tower's elevators operate
  • Admire the views of Paris from the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower

Description

On the occasion of the World Fair in 1889, a major competition was launched in the Official Gazette. The challenge was to study the possibility of raising an iron tower on the Champ de Mars, with a square base of 125 sq. feet and 300 meters high. Chosen from among 107 projects was that of Gustave Eiffel. The work lasted two years, 2 months and 5 days.

Since its opening, visitors can access the floors of the monument via lifts, a veritable technical feat for its time. Carefully preserved, this exceptional structural heritage is an enduring testimony to the visionary genius of Gustave Eiffel.

You will enter first into the former bunker hidden under the Champ de Mars. A true privilege! You will then slip backstage to the surprising and impressive engine room of origin which still controls the elevators. Arriving next at the second floor, you will be greeted by the amazing and unusual view that awaits you. As a VIP, you will ascend to the roof of the prestigious restaurant Le Jules Verne to discover an unprecedented 360 panoramic view of Paris.

Includes

  • Ticket to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower

  • Access to the Eiffel Tower's wings

  • English-speaking guide
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Eiffel Tower Behind the Scenes Tour
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A 90 minute tour behind the scenes of Paris top attraction, the Eiffel Tower. See a side to the Eiffel Tower that few visitors get to see with exclusive access to the engine room and a trip to the Le Jules Verne Restaurant for panoramic views of the city.

Duration: 2 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Not available
Inclusions: Ticket to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower Access to the Eiffel Tower's wings English-speaking guide

Very interesting tour, you get to see lots you wouldn't if just going up the tower, guide was very good. Lots of interesting facts. A very enjoyable experience I would definately recommend it!

Darren

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Schedule

Starting time: 09:00 - 19:00 (Show more)
  • 08:30

    Meet Your Guide at the Gustave Eiffel Statue by the North Pillar

  • 09:00

    Go Behind the Scenes of the Eiffel Tower!

    • Visit the military bunker of the Eiffel Tower, under the Champs de Mars
    • Exclusive access to the machinery room
    • Learn about the workings of the impressive engine room and how the elevators operate
    • Visit the roof of the famous restaurant Le Jules Verne for an extraordinary view of Paris

  • Learn the History of Paris' Top Attraction

    Built for the World Fair in 1889, Gustave Eiffel’s plans were chosen at a major competition to raise an iron tower on the Champ de Mars. With a base of 125 square meters, and soaring to a height of over 980 feet (300 meters), the Eiffel tower took 2 years, 2 months, and 5 days to construct.

  • 10:30

    Tour Ends

  • 09:30

    Meet Your Guide at the Gustave Eiffel Statue by the North Pillar

  • 10:00

    Go Behind the Scenes of the Eiffel Tower!

    • Visit the military bunker of the Eiffel Tower, under the Champs de Mars
    • Exclusive access to the machinery room
    • Learn about the workings of the impressive engine room and how the elevators operate
    • Visit the roof of the famous restaurant Le Jules Verne for an extraordinary view of Paris

  • Learn the History of Paris' Top Attraction

    Built for the World Fair in 1889, Gustave Eiffel’s plans were chosen at a major competition to raise an iron tower on the Champ de Mars. With a base of 125 square meters, and soaring to a height of over 980 feet (300 meters), the Eiffel tower took 2 years, 2 months, and 5 days to construct.

  • 11:30

    Tour Ends

  • 11:30

    Meet Your Guide at the Gustave Eiffel Statue by the North Pillar

  • 12:00

    Go Behind the Scenes of the Eiffel Tower!

    • Visit the military bunker of the Eiffel Tower, under the Champs de Mars
    • Exclusive access to the machinery room
    • Learn about the workings of the impressive engine room and how the elevators operate
    • Visit the roof of the famous restaurant Le Jules Verne for an extraordinary view of Paris

  • Learn the History of Paris' Top Attraction

    Built for the World Fair in 1889, Gustave Eiffel’s plans were chosen at a major competition to raise an iron tower on the Champ de Mars. With a base of 125 square meters, and soaring to a height of over 980 feet (300 meters), the Eiffel tower took 2 years, 2 months, and 5 days to construct.

  • 13:30

    Tour Ends

  • 12:00

    Meet Your Guide at the Gustave Eiffel Statue by the North Pillar

  • 12:30

    Go Behind the Scenes of the Eiffel Tower!

    • Visit the military bunker of the Eiffel Tower, under the Champs de Mars
    • Exclusive access to the machinery room
    • Learn about the workings of the impressive engine room and how the elevators operate
    • Visit the roof of the famous restaurant Le Jules Verne for an extraordinary view of Paris

  • Learn the History of Paris' Top Attraction

    Built for the World Fair in 1889, Gustave Eiffel’s plans were chosen at a major competition to raise an iron tower on the Champ de Mars. With a base of 125 square meters, and soaring to a height of over 980 feet (300 meters), the Eiffel tower took 2 years, 2 months, and 5 days to construct.

  • 14:00

    Tour Ends

  • 14:00

    Meet Your Guide at the Gustave Eiffel Statue by the North Pillar

  • 14:30

    Go Behind the Scenes of the Eiffel Tower!

    • Visit the military bunker of the Eiffel Tower, under the Champs de Mars
    • Exclusive access to the machinery room
    • Learn about the workings of the impressive engine room and how the elevators operate
    • Visit the roof of the famous restaurant Le Jules Verne for an extraordinary view of Paris

  • Learn the History of Paris' Top Attraction

    Built for the World Fair in 1889, Gustave Eiffel’s plans were chosen at a major competition to raise an iron tower on the Champ de Mars. With a base of 125 square meters, and soaring to a height of over 980 feet (300 meters), the Eiffel tower took 2 years, 2 months, and 5 days to construct.

  • 16:00

    Tour Ends

  • 14:30

    Meet Your Guide at the Gustave Eiffel Statue by the North Pillar

  • 15:00

    Go Behind the Scenes of the Eiffel Tower!

    • Visit the military bunker of the Eiffel Tower, under the Champs de Mars
    • Exclusive access to the machinery room
    • Learn about the workings of the impressive engine room and how the elevators operate
    • Visit the roof of the famous restaurant Le Jules Verne for an extraordinary view of Paris

  • Learn the History of Paris' Top Attraction

    Built for the World Fair in 1889, Gustave Eiffel’s plans were chosen at a major competition to raise an iron tower on the Champ de Mars. With a base of 125 square meters, and soaring to a height of over 980 feet (300 meters), the Eiffel tower took 2 years, 2 months, and 5 days to construct.

  • 16:30

    Tour Ends

  • 16:00

    Meet Your Guide at the Gustave Eiffel Statue by the North Pillar

  • 16:30

    Go Behind the Scenes of the Eiffel Tower!

    • Visit the military bunker of the Eiffel Tower, under the Champs de Mars
    • Exclusive access to the machinery room
    • Learn about the workings of the impressive engine room and how the elevators operate
    • Visit the roof of the famous restaurant Le Jules Verne for an extraordinary view of Paris

  • Learn the History of Paris' Top Attraction

    Built for the World Fair in 1889, Gustave Eiffel’s plans were chosen at a major competition to raise an iron tower on the Champ de Mars. With a base of 125 square meters, and soaring to a height of over 980 feet (300 meters), the Eiffel tower took 2 years, 2 months, and 5 days to construct.

  • 18:00

    Tour Ends

  • 16:30

    Meet Your Guide at the Gustave Eiffel Statue by the North Pillar

  • 17:00

    Go Behind the Scenes of the Eiffel Tower!

    • Visit the military bunker of the Eiffel Tower, under the Champs de Mars
    • Exclusive access to the machinery room
    • Learn about the workings of the impressive engine room and how the elevators operate
    • Visit the roof of the famous restaurant Le Jules Verne for an extraordinary view of Paris

  • Learn the History of Paris' Top Attraction

    Built for the World Fair in 1889, Gustave Eiffel’s plans were chosen at a major competition to raise an iron tower on the Champ de Mars. With a base of 125 square meters, and soaring to a height of over 980 feet (300 meters), the Eiffel tower took 2 years, 2 months, and 5 days to construct.

  • 18:30

    Tour Ends

  • 18:30

    Meet Your Guide at the Gustave Eiffel Statue by the North Pillar

  • 19:00

    Go Behind the Scenes of the Eiffel Tower!

    • Visit the military bunker of the Eiffel Tower, under the Champs de Mars
    • Exclusive access to the machinery room
    • Learn about the workings of the impressive engine room and how the elevators operate
    • Visit the roof of the famous restaurant Le Jules Verne for an extraordinary view of Paris

  • Learn the History of Paris' Top Attraction

    Built for the World Fair in 1889, Gustave Eiffel’s plans were chosen at a major competition to raise an iron tower on the Champ de Mars. With a base of 125 square meters, and soaring to a height of over 980 feet (300 meters), the Eiffel tower took 2 years, 2 months, and 5 days to construct.

  • 20:30

    Tour Ends

  • (For Check-In) Eiffel Tower North Pillar (5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France) Time: 08:30:00

  • (For Check-Out) The Eiffel Tower (5 avenue Anatole France, Champ de Mars, 75007 Paris) Time: 10:30:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Eiffel Tower North Pillar (5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France) Time: 08:30:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) The Eiffel Tower (5 avenue Anatole France, Champ de Mars, 75007 Paris) Time: 10:30:00

  • (For Check-In) Eiffel Tower North Pillar (5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France) Time: 09:30:00

  • (For Check-Out) The Eiffel Tower (5 avenue Anatole France, Champ de Mars, 75007 Paris) Time: 11:30:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Eiffel Tower North Pillar (5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France) Time: 09:30:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) The Eiffel Tower (5 avenue Anatole France, Champ de Mars, 75007 Paris) Time: 11:30:00

  • (For Check-In) Eiffel Tower North Pillar (5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France) Time: 11:30:00

  • (For Check-Out) The Eiffel Tower (5 avenue Anatole France, Champ de Mars, 75007 Paris) Time: 13:30:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Eiffel Tower North Pillar (5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France) Time: 11:30:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) The Eiffel Tower (5 avenue Anatole France, Champ de Mars, 75007 Paris) Time: 13:30:00

  • (For Check-In) Eiffel Tower North Pillar (5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France) Time: 12:00:00

  • (For Check-Out) The Eiffel Tower (5 avenue Anatole France, Champ de Mars, 75007 Paris) Time: 14:00:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Eiffel Tower North Pillar (5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France) Time: 12:00:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) The Eiffel Tower (5 avenue Anatole France, Champ de Mars, 75007 Paris) Time: 14:00:00

  • (For Check-In) Eiffel Tower North Pillar (5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France) Time: 14:00:00

  • (For Check-Out) The Eiffel Tower (5 avenue Anatole France, Champ de Mars, 75007 Paris) Time: 16:00:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Eiffel Tower North Pillar (5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France) Time: 14:00:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) The Eiffel Tower (5 avenue Anatole France, Champ de Mars, 75007 Paris) Time: 16:00:00

  • (For Check-In) Eiffel Tower North Pillar (5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France) Time: 14:30:00

  • (For Check-Out) The Eiffel Tower (5 avenue Anatole France, Champ de Mars, 75007 Paris) Time: 16:30:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Eiffel Tower North Pillar (5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France) Time: 14:30:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) The Eiffel Tower (5 avenue Anatole France, Champ de Mars, 75007 Paris) Time: 16:30:00

  • (For Check-In) Eiffel Tower North Pillar (5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France) Time: 16:00:00

  • (For Check-Out) The Eiffel Tower (5 avenue Anatole France, Champ de Mars, 75007 Paris) Time: 18:00:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Eiffel Tower North Pillar (5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France) Time: 16:00:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) The Eiffel Tower (5 avenue Anatole France, Champ de Mars, 75007 Paris) Time: 18:00:00

  • (For Check-In) Eiffel Tower North Pillar (5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France) Time: 16:30:00

  • (For Check-Out) The Eiffel Tower (5 avenue Anatole France, Champ de Mars, 75007 Paris) Time: 18:30:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Eiffel Tower North Pillar (5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France) Time: 16:30:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) The Eiffel Tower (5 avenue Anatole France, Champ de Mars, 75007 Paris) Time: 18:30:00

  • (For Check-In) Eiffel Tower North Pillar (5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France) Time: 18:30:00

  • (For Check-Out) The Eiffel Tower (5 avenue Anatole France, Champ de Mars, 75007 Paris) Time: 20:30:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Eiffel Tower North Pillar (5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France) Time: 18:30:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) The Eiffel Tower (5 avenue Anatole France, Champ de Mars, 75007 Paris) Time: 20:30:00

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Notes

Restriction(s)
  • Please arrive at the meeting point 10 min before the departure and show your voucher to the guide.

  • The tour will depart at the time indicated. All latecomers risk missing the tour. Missed tours are non-refundable and cannot be rescheduled.

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

  • Children 5 years old and above can participate in this activity.

Additional Note(s)
  • Please note that high-heeled shoes are not allowed at the Eiffel Tower.

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Reviews

Very interesting tour, you get to see lots you wouldn't if just going up the tower, guide was very good. Lots of interesting ...facts. A very enjoyable experience I would definately recommend it! more

Darren

Very interesting, tour guide was very good! It was great as saved queuing in 5 hour queue! Plus got to go places where the general... public do not get to go! more

Lisa

We have only made the reservations, havent actually gone yet but my travel agent told me City Discovery tours were very good.

Nancylee

We didn't book tickets to go up on our own, so this seemed like a great way to skip the lines, and it sure did! We were a bi...t concerned about being late, as the security checks took a long time to get in to the area. But our guide, Thomas was right at the north pillar waiting for us. And he was wonderful. Very friendly but very professional. Great tour. more

Sherry

Great tour. Learned a lot of history. one of the highlights of our trip

Lucy

Worth it to save queuing. Our tour Gide was very nice.

Karen

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  • Any cancellations made within 3 business days of your activity (after 16:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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