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. From March 2016, the Eiffel Tower ticket will not include access to the Summit.
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.