Eiffel Tower: Behind the Scenes Tour
- 1x Priority entry tickets to the 1st and 2nd level
- 1x Backstage entry
- 1x Services of a professional tour guide
- Food & beverages
- Hotel transfers
A unique tour that lets you see a unique side of the Eiffel Tower. Explore the engine room that is the heart and soul of the Eiffel elevators. Ascend to the top of the famous Jules Verne restaurant for unique VIP views of Paris.
eiffel tower behind the scenes tour highlights
- This is a 90-minute guided tour of the machinery room, the famous Eiffel bunker and other areas of the Eiffel Tower that aren’t open to the general public.
- A unique experience offering you insights into the intricate engineering involved in the functioning of the Eiffel elevators.
- Ascend to the Jules Verne restaurant for unique panoramic views of Paris.
why you shouldn’t miss this
This is a tour that is on limited offer and sees high demand throughout its operation. It’s unique take on showing you a side of the Eiffel Tower that a majority of the public is unaware of, coupled with entry to secret rooms, make it a fascinating experience. The guided tour is a lot more comprehensive than most of the others out there and gives you minute details into the functioning of the Eiffel Tower.
The views from the rooftop of the Jules Verne restaurant are second to none, and this tour takes you right there! With a very limited section of public allowed here, you can take in aerial views of Paris without the hustle and bustle of crowds.
Upon confirmation of your booking, you will receive a voucher detailing the time and meeting location of your tour. Meet up with your tour guide at the designated location, and follow him to the priority entrance gate of the Eiffel Tower. Following a routine security check, you will be guided to the engine room of the Tower. Located in the rear of the Eiffel, this is a section that isn’t open to the general public. Once you’re inside the engine room, your tour guide will explain the engineering intricacies that keep the Eiffel Tower running.
Next, you will be guided to the former bunker, hidden under Champ De Mars. This experience is a true privilege and unique in its nature. Finally, you head to the second floor, to the Jules Verne Restaurant for amazing views of Paris’s famous landmarks such as the Seine River, Montmartre district, Notre Dame, Champs Elysees and others
You have the option to upgrade your experience to give you access to Summit level by purchasing tickets from the 2nd floor. The summit of the Eiffel Tower is at a height of 324m and is the highest viewing point in Europe. The sheer height and bustling winds are sure to give you goosebumps and chills! Once you’re done enjoying the views and have had your Eiffel fix for the day, you may take the elevators back down. Fair warning, these can have long lines and if you wish to skip them, we’d suggest you take the stairs down.
know before you go
About the Experience
Eiffel Tower Hours: The Eiffel Tower is open between 9.30 am to 11 pm from September-May. During the summer months of June-August, the tower is open from 9 am to 11.30 pm
Getting There: There is no shortage of ways to get to the Eiffel Tower. The Metro has two lines that have stops in close proximity to the Eiffel Tower i.e Line 6 and 9. Additionally, you can use the RER Train and get off at the Champs de Mars station.
Buses 82, 42, 87, and 69 operate to the Eiffel Tower. You could also get to the Tower by using any of the Batobus boats. This means of transport gives you a different view of the Tower from the water.
About the Ticket
Timings: The start time of your experience will be mentioned on your confirmation voucher. Please arrive 20 minutes prior to the start time.
Voucher Redemption: You can display the confirmation voucher on your mobile(or print) along with a valid photo I.D to the guide at the designated meeting location.
Priority Access: The guide will lead you to the priority access gates and whizz you past the long lines.
When to Visit: The Eiffel receives hoards of visitors all year long, but the best time to visit is the summer period between May-October. The early morning or late evening times are always the best time to visit the Eiffel Tower.
Tour Length: The tour lasts for 90 mins. Post this, the guide will leave you be and you have the freedom to explore the Eiffel Tower at your own pace; with no restriction on time spent here.
Your confirmation voucher will be emailed to you shortly. Display a printed copy of it along with a valid Photo I.D to the guide at the North Pillar of the Eiffel Tower. Your guide will be holding a placard saying "Guided Tour Cultival".
ratings & reviews
- Children must be at least 5 years old to participate in this tour
- High-heeled shoes are not allowed
- Meeting point is under the North Pillar of the Eiffel Tower, on the right of the bust of Gustave Eiffel
how booking & redeeming headout eiffel tower behind the scenes tickets works
- Upon Booking, you will receive a confirmation voucher via email.
- The confirmation voucher will have information regarding the meeting point and start time of your experience.
- On the day of your experience, present a printed confirmation voucher to the guide at the north pillar by the Gustave Eiffel Statue.
- The guide will lead you to the skip the line entrance, and help you bypass the long waiting lines.