Paris: Eiffel Tower Direct Access and Seine River Cruise

Activity provider: HISTORY GROUP

Paris: Eiffel Tower Direct Access and Seine River Cruise

Activity provider: HISTORY GROUP
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From US$ 75.59 per person

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Spend your time in the Eiffel Tower instead of waiting in line with skip-the-line access to the 2nd level or the summit. Then, see the famous sights of Paris on a river cruise with audioguide.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide


  • Visit the second level or the summit of the Eiffel Tower
  • Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of Paris
  • Learn about the history of the Eiffel Tower
  • Relax on a Seine river cruise through the City of Light
  • Cruise past famous Paris monuments including Sacré Coeur, Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Louvre
Full description

Get a skip-the-line ticket to the Eiffel Tower in Paris and head up to the 2nd level. Marvel at the views before you embark on a river cruise on the River Seine. See iconic sites such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Louvre Museum, and many more.

Save time at the Eiffel Tower and stay a step ahead of the crowds by choosing a direct access ticket to the second level or summit. You'll be able to avoid the ticket booth lines at one of the world’s most-visited monuments. You'll meet the host and enjoy a historical presentation about the Eiffel Tower. After the presentation, they'll take you through security and up to the second floor on the elevator. You can continue to the summit if you select that option when booking. After your Eiffel Tower experience, witness some of the most famous sites in the City of Light while relaxing on your river cruise. From your unique vantage point of the Seine, discover some of the most distinctive monuments in Paris while learning about Parisian history from your audio guide.

  • Direct access to the second level or summit (depending on option chosen)
  • Host for Eiffel Tower
  • Unlimited time inside the Eiffel Tower
  • Tower presentation (only in English)
  • Seine River cruise ticket
  • Cruise audio guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the History Group Shop where you must exchange your voucher. Do not go to the Eiffel Tower to collect your ticket. Please arrive on time as late arrivals are considered a no-show. After the Eiffel Tower tour, go to the Port de la Bourdonnais to find the boat Bateaux Parisiens for your cruise.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Bikes
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Glass objects
  • Firework
  • Explosive substances
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 506 reviews

Review summary

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  • Value for money
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Rating 4.5/5. Traveled from USA. Exactly as advertised w/ ample time at tower and a pretty fantastic cruise. Minor detractions that prevented the 5/5 rating: 1) our guide (while super informative) was kind of passive and needed to be asked questions to do tour-guide things 2) Having anticipated wait times for river cruise would have been appreciated given we traveled during winterna dn it was pretty chilly

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December 16, 2022

Excellent experience! We got to the meeting point and everything was very smooth. The office exchanged our vouchers for tickets for Eiffel Tower and the Seine River Cruise. The guide (Raphael) was excellent and got us all through and did a great job giving us an overview of Paris, it's history and it's key monuments. We had our grandmother in a wheelchair and he even helped us (as much as he could) to guide us to elevators. The Cruise ticket was valid anytime for a 1 hour cruise. It was easy to find and they had plenty of time slots. And the boat also accommodated my grandma's wheelchair while getting on using ramps (although we could not take it to the top floor). My only complaint was that the ticket states that all members need to have a EU Covid Certificate (from any Pharmacy in Paris), and I could not get in contact with these people to verify if this was needed. The provided phone number doesn't work and no one responded to the email. The office told us we didn't need it.

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November 15, 2022

This skip the line experience was great and as expected. We met our guides at the designated meeting point and once the departure time came, they walked our group over to the Eiffel Tower. You get to skip the normal line which is a huge time saver (security will always take some time)!!! Once you make it to the second floor the guides give you a crash course in Eiffel Tower history and then you are free to roam about the towers upper floor! Whole process was seamless and I would 100% recommend it to my friends and family. I recommend getting the app as it made it easier to manage the tickets.

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November 14, 2022

Product ID: 413009