Skip the Line Eiffel Tower Climbing Experience
Climb the Eiffel Tower by Stairs in a Small Group for Amazing Views
Experience new perspectives from Paris’ most iconic landmark: the Eiffel Tower. By climbing the Eiffel Tower by stairs you will witness views that most visitors don't get to see since most elevator tours skip the 1st floor. Make your trip more memorable as your tour guide makes you laugh and have you in awe with great, insider stories about the Eiffel Tower. Skip the Line Admission Included.
- Skip the Line
- Gaze from Below
- Small Group
- 1st level
- Unbeatable Panoramic Views
- Fascinating History
Join us for a unique climbing experience of walking up the Eiffel Tower by the stairs instead of the elevator! Taking the stairs creates a special perspective of watching the beautiful city of Paris open up before your eyes. In your small group, your knowledgable guide will fascinate you with interesting stories as you climb up. This 1.5 hour tour includes:
A Great Experience
Fun & Knowledgable English Speaking Tour Guide
Reservation & Stairs Entrance to 1st & 2nd Levels
Small Group of Max 19 people
1st & 2nd Level Visit
On your visit, you and your expert guide will first enter the security area and then head to stand directly below the imposing tower. This will be your first look at just how big the tower is. You will then proceed with your guide to climb the stairs to the first floor. Since most elevator tours do not stop on the 1st floor, you will have a chance to avoid crowds and observe views that many don't get to see. You will have time to take pictures or walk on the 188ft (57m) high glass floor.
Your guide will then lead you up the steps again, to witness more incredible views on the way to the 2nd level observation deck. Here, you'll be able to take in more of the city's most iconic landmarks including the Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Elysses, and Notre Dame while enjoying your guide's insightful and entertaining commentary.
Once you are finished admiring the spectacular views, you can choose to take the stairs or the elevator back to the ground floor to continue your Parisian adventure!
Why was the Eiffel Tower Built?
Why was the Eiffel Tower built? Let's go back to the 1889 Exposition Universelle in Paris for the 100th anniversary of the French Revolution. Two years earlier, one plan had been selected from 107 proposals for an adequate centerpiece for this grand event.
Construction began on February 28, 1887. After just 2 years, on March 31, 1889, Gustave Eiffel himself showed a group of officials and journalists the newly-completed tower. The elevators were not yet in operation, but a few of the group climbed the entire 1,710 stairs all the way to the top! The French tricolor flag was raised and a 25-gun salute was fired. A few months later, the World's Fair officially began and member of the public thronged to the tower. Almost 2 million people climbed the tower during the Fair alone.
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Really awesome experience!
I loved all the insights from the guide and climbing the stairs with the group was a really special experience. I felt really connected to this awesome structure. Would recommend this to anyone!
Absolutely Worth It!
So worth skipping the line! There were like a million people in line waiting to get into the Eiffel Tower. We got to skip right past saving I have to imagine 6 hours. Great time and great views!
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