Eiffel Tower tours will be closed July 18-26 due to the Olympics. For other tours of Paris icons, click here. Eiffel Tower tours will be closed July 18-26 due to the Olympics. For other tours of Paris icons, click here.
The World's First

Eiffel Tower Guided Climb

The symbol of Paris as it was meant to be seen

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Eiffel Tower Guided Climb

Tour Includes

  • An expert local guide who will entertain you as you climb and share tips on what to see and do inside the tower.
  • A guided climb to the second level, featuring exhibits, dining options, and souvenir shopping.
  • The chance to learn about the tower’s history, engineering, and lore.
  • A visit to the first level of the Eiffel Tower where you can see the forecourt through the transparent floor.
  • Incredible views of the Louvre, Montmartre, and more.
  • Optional upgrades for the Eiffel Tower summit and Seine river cruise

Why take this tour?

  1. We offer an elevator tour of the Eiffel Tower, too, but if you had us pick our favorite, we’d choose this one. Why? You get to experience this monument best by seeing it from the inside as you climb. It’s immersive, engaging, surprising.
  2. Don’t take our word for it — French engineer Gustave Eiffel believed it was the best way to see his creation. That’s what led us to create the world’s first guided climbing tour of the Eiffel Tower.
  3. Every tour is led by a local who’s an expert on the tower and things to do in Paris, so bring your questions. Our guides love sharing tips on what to do at the tower (like trying the macaron bar on the second level or champagne at the summit), and they’re happy to give recommendations on how to enjoy the rest of your time in Paris.
  4. The views from the second floor are incredible. It’s 377 feet off the ground, but it’s not the height that’s impressive. It’s the panorama of Paris — the Sacré-Cœur, Arc de Triomphe, Montparnasse Tower, the Seine, and more. Seeing all these landmarks from above is a great way to kick off your tour of Paris!
  5. Visiting the summit is the ultimate Eiffel Tower experience. You even get to see Gustave Eiffel’s private office! Your visit to the summit is self-guided, but your guide has tips for what to see. However, the summit is subject to last-minute closures for safety reasons. If it closes, we’ll refund the summit upgrade portion of your ticket and ensure you still have an incredible time seeing the Eiffel Tower.

Meeting point

Meet the ground team from ExperienceFoundry outside the Eiffel Tower and don’t pass through any security checks. You will find them outside the South Security Entrance (Entrance #1) of the Eiffel Tower on Allée des Refuzniks, near the trees and the benches. The Allée des Refuzniks is a dirt footpath just outside the Eiffel Tower.

The ground team representatives from ExperienceFoundry will be wearing orange hats and holding orange signs that say ExperienceFirst or ExperienceFoundry.

For easier navigation, you can paste these coordinates into Google Maps: 48.857358,2.293079


When does the tour meet? Open Accordion

We have multiple tours daily in the morning and afternoon. Click to book and see the full calendar with current availability!

Will we have to wait in line? Open Accordion

This tour doesn’t include skipping the line. Your guide will purchase tickets for you after you arrive. Please be aware that the wait time to purchase tickets can be up to two hours. However, rest assured that your guide will keep you entertained and provide insightful information about the Eiffel Tower while you wait in line together.

Are there lockers available before we go up? Open Accordion

No. We recommend leaving luggage at your hotel since Eiffel Tower staff reserves the right to refuse entry to those with extra bags.

Is there food and drink available for purchase? Open Accordion

Yes, you can purchase food and drink on the first and second levels. Your guide will have recommendations on where to eat.

What if it rains? Open Accordion

Our tours run rain or shine. Please check the local forecast and plan accordingly. In rare instances when we have to cancel for extreme weather, we’ll offer you the chance to reschedule or a refund.

What is the rescheduling policy? Open Accordion

We understand plans change. We offer a 100% refund or the option to reschedule up to 24 hours prior to your tour start time. Within 24 hours of your tour, we would have incurred hard costs and therefore cannot allow rescheduling or cancellation without costs.

Are gratuities included? Open Accordion

Tips are always appreciated but never expected. They’re a great way to tell your guide they did an awesome job and show your appreciation.

39 $ 43 £ 33 C$ 59 A$ 64

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