Eiffel Tower: Backstage Tour with an Actor
Storytelling on a guided tour? Yes, you heard us right! This backstage visit of the Eiffel Tower is led by an actor. The 2-hour tour gives you priority access to the 2nd level of the Eiffel Tower. Enjoy the 100-year tale of a love affair between an aviator and a young girl.
Eiffel Tower Backstage with an Actor Highlights
- This is a 2-hour guided tour that recounts the fascinating story of a young American woman and a handsome aviator.
- Experience a journey through time and emotion on this amazing re-enactment of the story that is often ascribed to the wonders of the Eiffel Tower
- Ascend to the Jules Verne restaurant for unique panoramic views of Paris.
Why You Shouldn’t Miss This
This is a tour that lets you discover the backstage of this world famous monument with a lively show played by an actor. The story of the Eiffel Tower is often linked to this classic 1932 love story between a young American woman and a handsome French aviator. This a story that is full of emotion and resonates with the Eiffel. A well-versed actor takes you on a journey through time and emotions on this quirky guided tour.
As you ascend the Eiffel Tower from the backstage, you are bound to experience a mixed rush of feelings as the story takes unexpected twists and turns. With its epic conclusion atop the Jules Verne restaurant, you will be left with an emotional high as your stare down at the beautiful city of lights!
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 North Pillar of the Eiffel Tower, in front of the Gustave Eiffel statue. 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.
The actor will guide you through the Tower in a cinematic tour that sees you play both spectator and actor. Through the journey from the backstage to the 2nd level of the Eiffel Tower, you will relive the epic story of this wonder of iron and audacity which is the Eiffel Tower, whose outcome, on the second floor, will be up to the original place of its final scene.
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.
- 1x Priority entrance to the 1st and 2nd level of the Eiffel Tower
- Services of a professional actor
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 2 hours. 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.
The experience is fully refundable if cancelled 48 hours prior to the tour start time. Reschedules can also be accommodated within the same time window. No refunds/reschedules are accepted within 48 hours of booking start time.
You will receive a voucher via email confirm your experience. On the day of your booking, head to the designated meeting point and display the confirmation voucher along with a valid Photo I.D to the guide. The guide is present 30 minutes prior to the start time of the experience and we advise you to get there early.
Eiffel Tower, Under the North Pillar, near the Statue of Gustav Eiffel, Paris
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.