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Skip the Line: Eiffel Tower Tour with Summit Access and Seine River Cruise

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Skip the Line: Eiffel Tower Tour with Summit Access and Seine River Cruise
Skip the Line: Eiffel Tower Tour with Summit Access and Seine River Cruise
Skip the Line: Eiffel Tower Tour with Summit Access and Seine River Cruise
Skip the Line: Eiffel Tower Tour with Summit Access and Seine River Cruise
Skip the Line: Eiffel Tower Tour with Summit Access and Seine River Cruise

Highlights

  • Skip the Line to the Eiffel Tower and the Seine River Cruise
  • An open ticket for your hour-long Seine river cruise
  • Our local partner for this tour has been awarded the Trip Advisor certificate of excellence
  • Group tour of maximum 20 persons ensures a personal experience
  • Your Eiffel Tower ticket includes access to the summit which you can visit at your leisure

Overview

The beauty of Paris lies in its historical structures and scenic cityscape along the River Seine. The Eiffel Tower Tour with Summit Access and Seine River Cruise combines all these sites as you cruise along the River Seine, staring at the splendid Parisian structures and admire the city skyline from the top of the magnificent Eiffel Tower. Skip the line entry to the Eiffel Tower and the Seine River Cruise guarantees that you save your valuable time for the best sightseeing opportunities.

You will also witness the splendid Eiffel tower in full and from every angle: hear its tumultuous history, photograph it from Trocadero Plaza and experience the thrill of climbing all the way to the top.

Your open ticket for the river cruise allows you to take your own sweet time to admire spectacular sites of Paris while enjoying a relaxed boat ride across the River Seine.

Expert guides speaking fluent English will escort the small group on Eiffel Tower and the cruise, making sure that you don’t miss a thing.

Skip-the-line tickets for the Eiffel Tower are in high demand and this tour often sells out. Currently there is limited availability for April, May and June 2015. Should this tour not be available our best availability for skip-the-line Eiffel Tower tickets is this tour which also includes a Seine Cruise click here to see the details. >>

Itinerary

For the Skip the Line: Eiffel Tower Tour with Summit Access and Seine River Cruise, your English speaking guide will be waiting for you on the steps of the Palais de Chaillot, in front of the main entrance to the Architecture Museum at the Trocadero.

Take a stroll in the beautiful Tracadora Gardens which offers a spectacular view of the Eiffel Tower. The garden is the best place to take those memorable pictures with the iconic structure as your backdrop. At the centre of the garden lies a vast lawn adorned with the famous Varsovie fountain, with water cannons and water jets criss-crossing their way to send water arching over the main pool. Meanwhile, your guide will regale you with tales of the Eiffel Tower, its colourful history and how, despite all the efforts to stop construction and then destroy it, the tower emerged victorious and became the much- loved emblem of Paris.

Next, this tour lets you skip those notoriously long queues and takes you straight inside the Eiffel Tower, so that you do not waste your valuable time. The most recognizable symbol of the City of Lights, the 300 metre tall Eiffel Tower took more than 2 years to construct. Initially slated to be a temporary structure for a fair, the tower was restored after the emergence of wireless telegraphy aerials in Paris in the first decade of the 20th century.

Your guide will lead you through the tower up to the second floor while sharing stories and anecdotes along the way. You will also get access to the top floor of the Eiffel Tower, a short elevator ride, with the pre-booked entrance ticket. From the summit, feast your eyes with the panoramic view of the city.

At the conclusion of your visit, you’ll have the option to be accompanied by your guide to the river cruise departure point, or you can choose to continue on your own. Your Paris experience includes a Skip-the-line open ticket for your hour-long Seine river cruise, and you can board at the time of your choosing – the dock is just 200 metres from the base of the Eiffel Tower.

Cruise along the River Seine and appreciate the beauty of the city and its picturesque monuments and charming bridges. The best Seine river cruise company has been handpicked so that you get the best experience from your boat ride. Watch the city pass by as you gaze at some of the famous Parisian structures such as the Louvre, Notre Dame and the Île de la Cité.

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Reviews

  • Great tour

    Well worth paying for this in advance. The queues were very long but we went straight through with our tour guide, who was brilliant, very informative & funny. Great experience...

    Mrs J Capener
  • Awesome guide

    value for money, time...

    V Venkatachalapathy
  • Eifel Tower experience

    We had a very nice guided tour which included the history of the Eifel Tower. One of the things we were most impressed with and appreciative of was that our flight had been...

    James A Phillips
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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

2.5 hours

Start time

01 Apr 15 - 09 Nov 15: 10:00am, 12:30pm, 3:00pm & 4:30pm

Meeting point

Meet your guide on the steps of the Palais de Chaillot, in front of the main entrance to the Architecture Museum at the Trocadero.
Arriving by Metro: Take lines 9 and 6 and get off at the metro stop Trocadero. Follow the exit signs to the Eiffel Tower, Exit 1 (the signs are brown). As you exit the metro, you will see the Palais de Chaillot directly in front of you on the left. Your guide will be waiting just outside the metro exit holding a sign.
Arriving by Taxi: Ask your driver to take you to the Trocadero and then ask to be dropped in front of the Palais de Chaillot.
Arriving by Foot: The Palais de Chaillot is the large building on the Place du Trocadero. The Architecture Museum is in the building on the left. The building faces the road and the main entrance is on the road side.
GPS Coordinates: 2°17’16”E, 48°51’44”N
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

Ending point

2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower

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Inclusions

  • Small groups of 20 people or fewer
  • Entrance ticket and reservation fee for the Eiffel Tower and Seine River cruise
  • Skip the line access to Eiffel Tower (2nd floor) and Seine River cruise
  • Expert, English-speaking tour guide
  • Headsets when appropriate, so you can always hear your guide

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Food/ Beverages

Do/Dont's

This tour involves a fair amount of walking and stairs; comfortable shoes are recommended.

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Please note

Clients are free to ascend to the summit in their own time. Please note there is a line for the elevator to the summit that does not allow skip the line access.

The boat cruise lasts one hour and you are free to do this whenever you like. If you wish to accompany the guide to the boat dock you can do so after the tour has finished on the Eiffel Tower. Otherwise the boarding point will be clearly pointed out to you by your guide as you walk past on the tour. Show your tickets at the window and you will benefit from skip the line access, you do not need to line up at the ticket window. They may be a short line to board the boat as you wait for it to dock.
Photography is permitted throughout the tour.

Cruise tickets are valid for a year.

It is the responsibility of all visitors to be at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure. Guests arriving after departure cannot be accommodated and missed tours or tickets cannot be refunded.

France’s tourist sites are among the most popular in the world. Skip the Line Access and careful planning limit our crowd exposure, but please be aware that some locations may be unavoidably busy during standard hours.

Please note that in fine weather the boat will be uncovered. In case of rain, there will be covered sections. We recommend bringing a light sweater for the evenings.

We will do everything within our power to ensure timings and itineraries are respected; however, due to issues beyond our control, timings and sites are subject to last minute changes on rare occasions.

Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

Extra measures may be implemented at some venues due to heightened global security. As a result, we may experience delays in getting through mandatory security checks when entering these venues. Extra measures may also restrict the size of bags that can be brought inside. To avoid disruptions or possible denied entry, we strongly suggest that you avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks on your tour.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • We regret that we are unable to accommodate guests with wheelchairs or any impairments requiring special assistance. We are also unable to accommodate strollers or baby carriages on our group tours.
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Cancellation policy

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