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 very limited availability in September. 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. >>
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.
Lee was a great guide, funny and told us lots of facts. We had a brilliant time at the Eiffel Tower. The river cruise was enjoyable as well....Ms Julie Feiler
We arrived in the windy morning quite ahead of schedule at the meeting point on 13 th June . Slowly other guests starting arriving ... Well in time coordinator came in and ...L.KRISHNAN
It would be hard to beat the experience of going up the Eiffel Tower ! This Tour gets you there efficiently and with an excellent Guide to help explain the history as well as...Ross Fitzgerald
01 Apr 15 - 09 Nov 15: 10:00am, 12:30pm, 3:00pm & 4:30pm
10 Nov 15 - 13 Mar 16: 10:00am & 3:00pm
The meeting point is not at the Eiffel Tower, please read the below carefully to help you find the meeting point.
Meeting Point: On the step of the Palais de Chaillot 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 on the steps 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 one of the two identical large buildings on the Place du Trocadero. If you are facing the Eiffel Tower it is the building on the left.
GPS Coordinates: 2°17’16”E, 48°51’44”N
Meeting Point: See on map
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower
This tour involves a fair amount of walking and stairs; comfortable shoes are recommended.
You are free to ascend to the summit in your own time. Please note the 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.
The meeting point is not at the Eiffel Tower, please read the meeting point information carefully and allow plenty of time to find the guide who will be wearing a City Wonders jacket/t-shirt. If you have difficulty finding the meeting point please call the local partners number on your voucher for guidance. As this tour is always sold out we are unable to offer refunds to guests unable to find the meeting point.
We recommend that you print this document which has a range of information on how to reach the meeting point.
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