Eiffel Tower Guided Climb

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Eiffel Tower Guided Climb
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    This attraction requires advanced booking.

What you'll do

Take in the sights over the City of Love as you follow your guide to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower – a true icon of France.

Enjoy an Eiffel Tower Guided Climb to the second floor with The Paris Pass®

  • Experience the Eiffel Tower from within on a tour led by an expert guide up 674 stairs.
  • Learn about the tower's fascinating engineering and some daredevil stunts that made history.
  • Get a bird's eye view of the Louvre, Notre Dame, Sacré-Cœur, Les Invalides, and much more.
  • The experience takes 3-4 hours depending on queues to enter the Eiffel Tower.

The Eiffel Tower, Paris's most recognizable monument and a symbol of France, is an unmissable stop on a trip to the French capital. Get to know this world-famous structure from the inside out with an expert-led tour up 700 steps to its second platform.

Book Your Eiffel Tower Climb Tickets Today

Witness the beauty of Paris from its heart - the Eiffel Tower. Buy your tickets now to explore this monumental icon. Enjoy breath-taking panoramas, and discover Paris from an unforgettable perspective.

The Unmatched Experience of the Eiffel Tower in Paris

The Eiffel Tower is not just a sight to see, it's an experience. With your tickets, you'll uncover the rich history and the incredible charm that make Paris truly magical.

Authentic Experience

Climbing the steps up the tower is how its creator, Gustave Eiffel, intended for his great monument to be appreciated.

On this immersive tour, your local guide will take you inside the tower and share stories about its engineering, design, and historic notoriety. What's more, you'll be rewarded with magnificent views across the whole of Paris, and those daring enough can step out on the first level's transparent floor, where you can look down upon the forecourt below.

This is the first-ever guide-led climb up the stairs in the tower's history, so you won't want to miss it!!

Know before you go

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Booking required

This attraction requires advanced booking.

Getting in: show your booking details and pass to your guide at the meeting point.

Meeting point: please meet the team 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 team will be wearing orange hats and holding an orange sign that says “ExperienceFirst.” For easier navigation, paste these coordinates into Google Maps: 48.857358,2.293079.

Duration of the experience: 3-4 hours depending on the queues to enter the Eiffel Tower. Security lines can get long during peak season so please allow enough time for the experience!

Please note: 

  • This tour involves climbing 674 stairs.
  • Available in English only. 
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible. If you have mobility impairments, you are encouraged to visit the Eiffel Tower on your own using the special priority entrance.

For more information visit the Experience First website.


Q. Can children participate in the Eiffel Tower Guided Climb?
A. Yes, children above the age of 6 can participate in the Eiffel Tower Guided Climb under the supervision of an adult.

Q. Are there elevators available during the Eiffel Tower Guided Climb?
A. No, the Eiffel Tower Guided Climb involves using the stairs to ascend the tower, offering a unique and immersive experience.

Q. How long does the Eiffel Tower Guided Climb take?
A. The duration of the Eiffel Tower Guided Climb varies depending on individual pace, but on average, it takes approximately 1.5 to 2 hours.

Q. Can I bring a bag or backpack during the Eiffel Tower Guided Climb?
A. Small bags and backpacks are allowed during the Eiffel Tower Guided Climb, but please note that there are certain size restrictions and security checks in place.

Q. Is it possible to take photographs during the Eiffel Tower Guided Climb?
A. Absolutely! Photography is allowed and encouraged during the Eiffel Tower Guided Climb, so make sure to capture those breathtaking views.

Q. Can I visit other levels of the Eiffel Tower after the Guided Climb?
A. Yes, after completing the Guided Climb, you can explore the other levels of the Eiffel Tower at your own leisure, using the elevators available.

Where you'll be

Operating hours

Daily: 10.30AM & 2.30PM

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