Guided tour

Paris: Eiffel Tower Direct Access & Tour at Sunset

Paris: Eiffel Tower Direct Access & Tour at Sunset

Activity provider: Fat Tire Tours - Paris
Likely to sell out
Likely to sell out

From US$ 51.70 per person

Take advantage of direct access to the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower in time to watch the sunset. Experience breathtaking views of Paris, and watch the lights come on at dusk.

About this activity

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide


  • Watch as Paris comes alive with lights after dusk
  • Enjoy panoramic views from the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower
  • Admire Gustave Eiffel's legendary feat of engineering up close
Full description
Watch the sunset over Paris from the top of the Eiffel Tower on a small group guided tour, with direct access to the 2nd level. Your guide will entertain you with anecdotes about the Eiffel Tower’s history and construction, explaining the difficulties Gustave Eiffel encountered to get it built. Then ascend to the 2nd floor of the tower with your pre-booked ticket, saving valuable time. Marvel at panoramic views of the city at dusk, and see landmark monuments such as the Sacre-Coeur, Notre-Dame and River Seine. Your guide will tell you about the World Fair, held in Paris in 1889, and its most enduring monument. You are then free to choose if you'd like to go to the tower’s top level, where you can spend as much time as you like before descending on your own.
  • Direct entrance to the Eiffel Tower's first and second levels
  • English-speaking guide
  • Optional activity costs
  • Gratuities
  • Access to the Eiffel Tower's summit
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

The local partner's office at 24 Rue Edgar Faure, Paris 75015. Please exchange your voucher at the meeting point. Do not go to the Eiffel Tower to collect your ticket. Please arrive on time as late arrivals are considered a no-show.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Please note that you cannot pick up your Eiffel Tower tickets in advance. Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before your scheduled entry time. Please arrive with all members of your party
  • Even with direct access, you may have to wait in lines for security and for the elevators. In high season, total wait to access the 2nd floor can be up to 25 minutes.
  •  For a few days a year, the Eiffel Tower summit or elevators may be closed to the general public due to maintenance or for safety reasons. Apart from possible delays for elevator closures, this will not affect your guided tour, so no refunds or discounts will be given
  •  It's not possible to predict when the Eiffel Tower will be crowded. In general, long lines are common in the summer, on most weekends, and during peak travel periods throughout the year (e.g. Christmas, Easter, local holidays etc.)
  •  The tour is not wheelchair accessible and does not include Summit access
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 152 reviews

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Well worth the extra money! Our guide was fantastic and so knowledgeable!!! My family really enjoyed the tour! Be prepared for some walking from the meeting point to the Eiffel Tower. Not a problem for us, but my parents waited at the Eiffel Tower while we walked to the meeting point of the tour. Our guide helped us coordinate meeting up with my parents once we arrived at the Eiffel Tower with the group.

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August 19, 2019

Worth it

George, our guide was fantastic with facts and any questions we was clever idea to use earphones and we never waited in a queue..the dusk was beautiful and now have a good idea about what to visit next time.. Only downside..The pickup location was not easily reachable due to construction.we had to walk a long way to meet the group..

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May 7, 2018

Awesome experience!

The tour was very informative and interesting. Eiffel Tower is so beautiful and best to view it at night with all its glory. We wish our guide told us the lights sparkles at night only for 5 minutes at 10 pm and we missed it. Well it was an excuse to visit it the next night. Breathing taking, and will always remember that moment.

August 9, 2017

Product ID: 39914