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Skip the Line: Eiffel Tower Tickets and Small-Group Tour

Skip the Line: Eiffel Tower Tickets and Small-Group Tour
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Book your skip-the-line ticket to the summit of the Eiffel Tower and leave the long queues behind! This is a fully escorted tour by an English-speaking expert guide, who will lead you all the way to the 3rd (and highest!) level of the Eiffel Tower. Before exploring, your guide will entertain you with interesting anecdotes and facts about the tower and its architecture, including stories about the various wedding proposals and publicity stunts the tower has hosted over the years. With a choice of departure times during the day as well as an evening or sunset viewing (varies according to the time of year), your skip-the-line tour offers the most flexible and enjoyable way to visit this must-see Paris landmark. You will have time to walk around the levels at leisure, taking in the breathtaking Paris cityscape from this unique vantage point! If you're looking for a more intimate group, opt for our small group option!
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Available languages
English
What to expect
  • Greet your guide at a central city location in Paris and stroll to the Eiffel Tower with your skip-the-line ticket. Sail past lines often in excess of two hours and begin exploring the iconic monument immediately. Enjoy illuminating commentary from your guide and hear tales of the tower’s ingenious designer, Gustave Eiffel, and its rich historical heritage. Watch insightful documentaries in the cinematic theater on the 1st Level and see an original spiral staircase used by the architect himself. Ascend to the 2nd Level to absorb the sprawling cityscape of Paris from above. Enjoy ample time to enjoy the panoramic vistas and then be entertained by stories of crazy exploits involving the tower.  After your 2-hour guided tour comes to an end, feel free to continue exploring the Eiffel Tower independently. Ascend to the 3rd Level for a glass of champagne at the vertiginous summit and return to the 1st Level for an alternative perspective of the city.  Please note: Your skip-the-line access does not apply to lines for the elevator to the 3rd Level. This tour provides skip-the-line priority, but is subject to all procedures and security requirements of the Eiffel Tower. Tickets are available up to 90 days in advance of your chosen travel date.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
What to expect
  • Greet your guide at a central city location in Paris and stroll to the Eiffel Tower with your skip-the-line ticket. Sail past lines often in excess of two hours and begin exploring the iconic monument immediately. Enjoy illuminating commentary from your guide and hear tales of the tower’s ingenious designer, Gustave Eiffel, and its rich historical heritage. Watch insightful documentaries in the cinematic theater on the 1st Level and see an original spiral staircase used by the architect himself. Ascend to the 2nd Level to absorb the sprawling cityscape of Paris from above. Enjoy ample time to enjoy the panoramic vistas and then be entertained by stories of crazy exploits involving the tower.  After your 2-hour guided tour comes to an end, feel free to continue exploring the Eiffel Tower independently. Ascend to the 3rd Level for a glass of champagne at the vertiginous summit and return to the 1st Level for an alternative perspective of the city.  Please note: Your skip-the-line access does not apply to lines for the elevator to the 3rd Level. This tour provides skip-the-line priority, but is subject to all procedures and security requirements of the Eiffel Tower. Tickets are available up to 90 days in advance of your chosen travel date.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 3588EIFFELTOWER
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Expert guide
  • Small group tour (maximum 20 people)
  • Entry/Admission - Parc du Champ de Mars
  • Entry/Admission - Eiffel Tower
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Skip-the-line access to 3rd level of the Eiffel Tower Paris
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
Duration
2h
Departure details
  • Paris, Paris, Ile-de-France
Additional information
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers from 4 years old
  • Children aged 3 and under travel free of charge
  • The Eiffel Tower summit or elevators may be closed to the general public on rare dates throughout the year for maintenance or safety reasons. Apart from possible delays for elevator closures, this will not affect your guided tour, so no refunds or discounts will be given.
  • Your ticket may NOT include summit access. Please pay close attention to the tour options which will indicate if a summit ticket is included. Please note that it is NOT possible to buy a ticket for the summit on the second floor of the Eiffel Tower.
  • Your ticket allows you to skip the line to access the Eiffel Tower but there may be a line for security and bag checks and for the elevator. Please note, no knives, sharp objects or glass bottles are allowed.
  • Please note: We cannot predict when the Eiffel Tower will be crowded. In general, long lines are common in the summer, on most weekends and during peak travel periods throughout the year (Christmas, Easter, local holidays). Our skip-the-line tours enable you to skip the line if indeed there is one. Unfortunately, there is no way to foresee which days and times will produce lines and which will not. Pre-book and pre-plan, and you’ll be guaranteed access to the Eiffel Tower to enjoy this small-group tour.
  • The tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Inclusions
  • Expert guide
  • Small group tour (maximum 20 people)
  • Entry/Admission - Parc du Champ de Mars
  • Entry/Admission - Eiffel Tower
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Skip-the-line access to 3rd level of the Eiffel Tower Paris
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
Departure details
  • Paris, Paris, Ile-de-France
Duration
2h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers from 4 years old
  • Children aged 3 and under travel free of charge
  • The Eiffel Tower summit or elevators may be closed to the general public on rare dates throughout the year for maintenance or safety reasons. Apart from possible delays for elevator closures, this will not affect your guided tour, so no refunds or discounts will be given.
  • Your ticket may NOT include summit access. Please pay close attention to the tour options which will indicate if a summit ticket is included. Please note that it is NOT possible to buy a ticket for the summit on the second floor of the Eiffel Tower.
  • Your ticket allows you to skip the line to access the Eiffel Tower but there may be a line for security and bag checks and for the elevator. Please note, no knives, sharp objects or glass bottles are allowed.
  • Please note: We cannot predict when the Eiffel Tower will be crowded. In general, long lines are common in the summer, on most weekends and during peak travel periods throughout the year (Christmas, Easter, local holidays). Our skip-the-line tours enable you to skip the line if indeed there is one. Unfortunately, there is no way to foresee which days and times will produce lines and which will not. Pre-book and pre-plan, and you’ll be guaranteed access to the Eiffel Tower to enjoy this small-group tour.
  • The tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas

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Drew H
Minneapolis, MN12 contributions
Excellent tour for our family with young children
We were fortunate to have scheduled this tour months in advance, knowing we would only have one day in Paris and touring the Eiffel Tower was on the top of our list of must sees with our 6 year old twins. The tour was well organized and included a great deal of history we were unaware of and had toured the tower 15 years earlier before kids. As promised, we were able to skip the lines on a very crowded day during the busy August holiday season throughout Europe, and made it to the summit level.

The ticket office announced over loudspeakers while we were heading up to the 2nd level, to all those waiting in line to buy tickets, they were unable to sell any more summit tickets at that time of day due to capacity constraints.

Choose Fat Tire Tours and book ahead, skip the lines, and leave more knowledgeable about the Eiffel Tour than you’d expect to from a walking tour.
Written 13 August 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Jennifer L
Oldsmar, FL42 contributions
Best option for Paris
If one is debating whether to pay extra for a tour to see the sites, debate no more. Fat Tire tours is absolutely the only way to go to skip lines for attractions in Paris. We had limited time on our last day there. Cannot imagine how much time we would’ve wasted had we not went with Fat Tire Tours to see the Eiffel Tower. The process is super easy. You show up at the facility/office, very close to the tower. You walk together as a group through security once you get there. Avoiding the line was great. Once you get in the tower, you are presented with an informational tour. You can choose to stay longer for the entire duration of the tour. Some people left half-way through and that was ok. I recommend tipping your tour guide. They know their stuff, and make sure you have a enjoyable experience.
Written 2 July 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

rossbschauf
Arlington, VA3 contributions
Excellent tour
If you like a well informed tour guide who will provide you with loads of Parisian history, then you will love Kat. Over 2 hours of touring and Kat gives a lot of great anecdotes. Definitely recommend!
Written 29 June 2018
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melbournesharon
Barcelona, Spain51 contributions
Well worth it
Jun 2018
We had Remi as our guide and he was full of information about the tower and history of it. Walk isn't to bad on the body. Worth getting guide and skip the line but you can just buy tickets on the day and climb yourself.
Written 13 June 2018
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Mike F
Lansdale, PA13 contributions
Dave from Australia was Magnifique!!
Yes. Dave was an Aussie living in Paris who was extremely knowledgeable, engaging, and entertaining. He honestly enjoyed conversing with the crowd, answering questions, and making everyone feel welcome.

Dave’s enthusiasm for the history and his attention to detail was natural and convincing. He really enjoyed sharing his knowledge of this grand landmark.

Beyond his engaging personality, Dave’s voice projection was perfect for the environment. No electronics required! He was always easy to hear and understand every single word. A rare talent.

Definitely worth eliminating the stress of what to do, where to go, what to look at.
Written 16 April 2018
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BuxNZ
Ashburton, New Zealand17 contributions
Great tour - especially skipping the line!
We had a great tour with George on a beautiful sunny morning in Paris. As it was our first day in the city it was great to get a good overview from an English speaking guide and tips on how to best spend our short time in Paris. Would loved to have had time for a bike tour!
Written 7 March 2018
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Zgardengrl
12 contributions
Loved this little tour!
Thomas was our guide for this tour and he was delightful... full of great historical and anecdotal facts. Even though we had both been to Paris many times we learned new things regarding the tower and about Paris itself! I would highly recommend this tour!
Written 1 February 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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maddie59
maddie59
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Excellent Tour
We took this tour our first night in Paris. We had a 6:30 time slot so that we were on the tower at sunset. It tu
kiwitravelfan
kiwitravelfan
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So much fun
We loved every minute of this wonderful bike tour. Such a great way to see the city, and to get on the river all in
385dickj
385dickj
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Great trip
We booked a trip with our two sons (15,10) and we all loved it. Our guide OJ was excellent with his positive energy
judieann
judieann
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Amazing Montmartre
This walking tour was fabulous. What better guide than an artist and Kit was so knowledgeable. Having lived in Mont
kevinaA9615BZ
kevinaA9615BZ
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Absolutely outstanding!
This was the highlight of an amazing honeymoon in Paris! We’ve done many tours on vacations everywhere, and our bik
Priscilla D
Priscilla D
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Amazing bike tour around the city!
Rory was amazing! He was very knowledgeable and so much fun! I would definitely do this again!! My husband and I we
lovetraveling2709
lovetraveling2709
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A Segway Tour is the Way to go!
What a great way to see Paris!!!! OJ our guide was phenomenal, not only was he knowledgeable but he was entertainin
Peter K
Peter K
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Wonderful tour of Montmartre
Kit, our guide, was energetic and very knowledgeable. He is an artist and his knowledge of the artists who played
sarahtR3041JS
sarahtR3041JS
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Highly recommend
Preston was a phenomenal guide around Paris. Very knowledgeable and friendly! Highly recommend this tour for anyone
travelingagain08
travelingagain08
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Nice way to get an overview of the city
Segways are easy and fun to ride and this was a nice way to get our bearings and see a lot of Paris in a short tim
evascanlan
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BEST WAY TO SEE PARIS!!
Best Way To See Paris!!!! We met with OJ who is a fantastic tour guide, always smiling, good humoured, and very kno
Gerakamb
Gerakamb
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Fat Tire Gave Us A Wonderful Day at Versailles
On a recommendation, we took the Fat Tire all day tour of Versailles. Rory, our Irish-born guide, was outstanding.
aenigmaeffect
aenigmaeffect
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What did we get for the price? Just transport and a bike. Minimal historical knowledge. Just rent separately and save €.
We have been in Paris for 10 days, did 6 tours of all types: from free tours to private paid tours, but this one wa
cedarl2020
cedarl2020
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GREAT tour of Paris!
We LOVED our tour with OJ!!! Thank you for a beautiful trip around Paris. We saw SO MUCH for an affordable rate, an
milwmomof4
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So glad we visited!
This quirky neighborhood has such an interesting part of Paris history. I’m sorry I forgot my guide’s name but he w
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