Eiffel Tower: Second Floor or Summit Direct Access
- Access by: Elevator
- Small group
- Skip the ticket line
A glimpse of the Eiffel Tower, outlined romantically against the Paris skyline — that's what you remember after visiting France. If you're looking to photograph Paris to your heart's content, use our short list of great spots in the city to get that breathtaking view (and picture).
To see the Eiffel Tower light show at night, the Trocadero is one of your best location choices. Bonus: the Trocadero is free, and always open.
You need to climb the 284 steps of the Arc de Triomphe to reach the top of this other famous Paris monument, where you’ll be rewarded by one of the most spectacular views in the city.
This 689-foot skyscraper may not be a beautiful building, but the views are worth it. In the Montparnasse Tower you get the second highest view after the Eiffel Tower and 360-degree vistas.
Looking for a romantic Paris date spot? Make a reservation for the terrace at this luxury hotel. Soak in the view, enjoy some champagne, and watch the sunset from the top.
Pont de Bir-Hakeim connects the 15th and 16th arrondissements. This famous bridge offers stunning views of the tower and the Seine—a popular spot for photographers.
As you know, Paris is quite the popular holiday destination. Plan ahead if you want to jump around and see the Eiffel Tower from lots of angles. It's easy to buy tickets online and go straight to the top -- but if you're looking to do Paris on the cheap, remember to plan waiting time at major monuments into your itinerary.
Lots of travelers are looking for a cafe or restaurant nearby these views, where they can relax and regroup away from the crowds. While all the major tourist areas are safe enough, tourists tend to let their guard down as soon as they order a café au lait. As always, zip up your purse and watch out for thieves.
Hours vary by time of year:
June 14-August 31
Open daily, 9:00 AM-12:45 AM
September 1-June 13
Open daily, 9:00 AM-11:45 PM
Holiday hours may vary
It was okay. Our guide Henry was amazing, only issues were with weather. The top of the tower was closed due to wind. The cruise was not good at all, but that was due to extremely high water level making our trip super short and missing the big attractions. So I think if you had a good day it would’ve been absolutely terrific
It was good because it is the first time that we saw Paris from a very high place and I think it is very beautiful, but the weather was unfortunately bad and rainy The other good thing is the guide who accompanied us. Aida was very nice, cheerful, meticulous and time-bound. She was smooth in her explanation.
Meeting spot took ages to find, I believe the experience was not worth the value of booking ahead and paying double the amount of entry fee. The instructor was good with his knowledge and make the tour enjoyable.
Krásný zážitek. Kvůli covidu jsme s manželem na Eiffelce byli skoro sami. Seděli jsme, povídali si a dívali se na Paříž, s námi bylo v patře pouze 10 lidí. Takový zážitek se už těžko bude někdy opakovat
it was great experience . The guide was very informed and very sweet . She had great knowledge and easy to approach . I will recommend this to anyone . Thank you for amazing time .