Twilight Magic: Eiffel Tower Summit Tour with Seine Cruise

Fulfill your bucket-list dream of viewing the City of Lights from the best spot in the city

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Looking for a truly unforgettable way to spend a night in Paris? Want to experience the jaw-dropping view from the summit of the Eiffel Tower, while the tower lights sparkle around you? How about cruising along the famous Seine River with a glass of champagne? This special small group tour lets you do all three! With an entertaining local guide, you'll tick off two of Paris' true bucket-list activities and create memories that will last a lifetime.

  • Skip the Line
  • Ascend the Eiffel Tower
  • Elevator access to second floor and summit
  • Seine River cruise
  • See Paris' iconic monuments
  • Sip champagne on the water
  • Learn the history of the Tower
  • Incredible views of Paris
  • A true bucket-list experience

Skip-the-line tickets for the Eiffel Tower summit are in extremely high demand, so don't hesitate to make your dream of seeing Paris from the top of the tower come true. After meeting your guide near to Eiffel Tower, at the bottom of the steps at the corner of Pont d'Iena and Quai Branly, you’ll first board a river boat for one of the most romantic ways to see Paris. With a glass of champagne in hand, you’ll cruise along the Seine River taking in many of the city’s most iconic sites.

Next up is an experience you'll remember forever! You’ll skip the line to ascend to second floor and then the summit of the Eiffel Tower as it glitters with light. Here you’ll enjoy the ultimate view of Paris at its best—with the city lights illuminating the night sky.

If this evening Eiffel Tower summit tour is sold out on the night you're planning to visit, check out our morning summit tour where you'll climb the stairs to the second floor, then take the elevator to the summit without the evening crowds! Or book our tickets that guarantee entry to the Eiffel Tower's first and second floors without the river cruise, if you're in a hurry.

Eiffel Tower Summit Tour Description

Your 3-hour evening tour includes:

  • 1-hour river cruise of the Seine

  • Complimentary glass of champagne or other soft drink

  • Skip-the-line access to Eiffel Tower second floor and summit

  • A fun, English-speaking guide

  • Maximum group size of 15

Seine River Cruise

After meeting your group near to the Eiffel Tower, you'll follow your expert local guide onto the riverboat, where you can request your glass of champagne (or soft drink) and enjoy the romantic views of Paris in the twinkling hours of dusk. Seine River cruises are the perfect way to enjoy the ambiance that the City of Light is known for. Cruise by the highlights of the city, including the Louvre, Musée d’Orsay, Notre Dame, and the Eiffel Tower lit up in all its glory.

Eiffel Tower Summit

The best time to ascend the Eiffel Tower is after dark, when the lights of the city and the Iron Lady shine brightly against the night sky. With your included skip-the-line tickets, your local Parisian guide will lead you past the crowds to the second floor. Along the way, you'll hear stories about the construction of the Eiffel Tower and its meaning to the French people, as well as some fascinating tales about the history of Paris.

Many people only book tickets to the second floor, which has great views too, but your tickets will take you to the most iconic spot in all of Paris. The summit elevator ride is an experience in itself, so don't forget to have your camera ready as you rise to the top of the famous tower.

From this height, you'll see every monument below as you take in the incredible panoramic view of the City of Light. You'll also be allowed to remain at the summit until it closes after your tour ends, and you'll even find a conveniently located champagne bar up there!

Please note that the line to descend the Eiffel summit can take up to half an hour during the busiest nights in the summer.

What you get with this tour
1-hour river cruise on the Seine
Complimentary glass of champagne (or soft drink)
Skip-the-line access to Eiffel Tower second floor and summit
A fun, local guide (English-speaking)
Maximum group size of 15
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Lynn Becker

Henry was awesome - so much fun information, great personality. Our cruise was really nice and relaxed. He set the expectation perfectly for the Eiffel Tower. I would highly recommend this tour.

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Aidee was fantastic!

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to bring?

Water, a camera, and please wear comfortable shoes since you'll be on your feet for much of this tour.

Is the champagne included in the price of the tour?

Yes, a complimentary glass of champagne (or soft drink) is included on the tour.

Can I remain at the Eiffel Tower after the tour?

Yes, after the tour, feel free to remain as long as you'd like taking in the amazing views. Please note that during the busy season, the lines to descend the summit by elevator can take up to half an hour. The stairs down from the second floor will already be closed too.

Is the tower summit (top level) included on this tour?

Yes! This tour includes skip-the-line tickets to the second level and summit of the Eiffel Tower.

What to bring?

Water, a camera, and please wear comfortable shoes since you'll be on your feet for much of this tour.

What if this tour is sold out?

If this evening Eiffel Tower summit tour is sold out on the night you're planning to visit, check out our Morning Summit Tour where you'll climb the stairs to the second floor, then take the elevator to the summit without the evening crowds!

Can I bring my kids?

Yes, there is an assortment of soft drinks available for kids instead of champagne, and there is no age limit for the boat or ascending the Eiffel Tower.

Do I get to see any other floors on the Eiffel Tower on this tour?

Yes! Your first stop will be the popular second level, which makes for a great first view of Paris.

Is the riverboat steady?

Yes, this is a smooth float down a gentle river.

What if I'm nervous about heights but really want to go to the summit?

We understand it can be a little fearful for anyone concerned about heights. Fortunately, there are heavy-duty fences around each level to keep people secure. In addition, you can step inside the enclosed inner areas of the Eiffel Tower if you need to take a break from being on the outer floor.

What if I have concerns about my mobility on this tour?

The 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower is wheelchair accessible, however, due to strict regulation, the Summit is not. We suggest checking out our Eiffel Tower and Seine River Cruise tour.

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