CU1 - Behind the Scenes at the Eiffel Tower - 1H30
Adult:$48.72 / Child (<16 y.o.): $42.00
Eiffel Tower was inaugurated on the occasion of the 1889 Exposition Universelle (World Fair) in 1889; a major competition was launched in the Official Gazette. The challenge was to study the possibility of raising an iron tower on the Champ de Mars, with a square base of 12 m2 and 300 metres high. Chosen from among 107 projects was that of Gustave Eiffel. The work lasted two years, 2 months and 5 days. Carefully preserved, this exceptional structural heritage testifies, till date, to the visionary genius of Gustave Eiffel. The Eiffel Tower today represents the symbol of Paris and French technical savoir-faire.
Your English speaking guide will recount to you throughout the visit numerous anecdotes; go behind the scenes of this staggering monument. You will enter first into the former bunker hidden under the Champ de Mars. A true privilege, you will then slip backstage to the surprising and impressive engine room of origin which still controls the elevators. Arriving next at the second floor you will be greeted by the amazing and unusual view that awaits you. As a VIP, you ascend the roof of the prestigious restaurant Le Jules Verne to exclusively discover an unprecedented 360° panorama of Paris.
DUE TO THE STRENGTHENING OF SECURITY MEASURES, IT IS REQUESTED TO ALL THE VISITORS TO COME 45 MINUTES/1 HOUR BEFORE THE START.
No latecomer will be accepted. Sharp utensils or dangerous objects are banned
Visit time includes control times.
For safety reasons, we ask you to come at least 45 minutes before the tour starts in order to go through the security check point.
This tour includes the ticket up to the 2nd floor. Tickets for the 3rd floor may be purchased at the end of the tour from the ticket counter on the 2nd floor.
This tour is not available for children under 6 years old.
High heeled shoes are discouraged.
The bunker as well as the roof of the Jules Verne may not be accessible.
We cannot be responsible for waiting times caused by a large number of visitors, or any technical problems that could change the course of the visit on the tour date itself.