Eiffel Tower Stairs Tickets: A Climbing Experience!

About this Ticket 

This ticket allows visitors a 2-hour Eiffel Tower English-guided small group tour experience, with staircase access to the first and second levels and optional Summit access.

Join your expert guide on a trek of 327 steps from the esplanade to the first floor and enjoy scenic views of the city while learning more about the Tower’s construction.

Once you reach the first floor, admire the Seine River under your feet and feel the thrill of floating in the air 187 feet above the bustling streets of Paris.

Take the next 347 steps to the second floor and click exciting photos of the city from varying heights while observing the tower’s construction up close!

End your tour experience with a marvelous open-air view of the skyline from the second floor of the Eiffel Tower before descending the Tower by staircase or elevator. 

If you add a Summit visit to the ticket, you will ascend to the top by elevator and admire the view from the highest Paris deck before leaving the Tower. 

Ticket Highlights

  • Enjoy a climbing experience of the Eiffel Tower by following a local guide.
  • Admire the bustling city of lights from the first and second floors of the Tower.
  • Photograph new perspectives of famous landmarks, including Arc de Triomphe, Louvre, and more. 

Ticket Inclusions

✔️Professional English-speaking tour guide

✔️Small group tour of a maximum of 20 people

✔️Staircase access till the second level (Summit if chosen)

✔️Headsets to hear guide clearly 

❌Complimentary services

❌Transport facilities to and from your hotel

Ticket Price

The Eiffel Tower stairs tickets with a guided tour staircase access to the first and second floors and elevator access to the Summit costs €49 for adults above 19 years.

Children between the ages of 4 and 18 can enjoy this experience for a discounted price of €46!

Kids 3 years and younger can access this ticket for free, but an adult with their own ticket must accompany them.

Check out the table below and see all the ticket prices at a glance!

Ticket TypeAdult ticket (19+ years)Child ticket (4-18 years)Infant ticket (3 years & younger)
Eiffel Tower Climb Tickets (Second level + Summit)€49€46Free!

Cancellation Policy

You can reschedule your ticket or request a refund 24 hours in advance.

Visitors who want to cancel their tickets will get the complete amount spent while booking if they cancel a day before the scheduled time slot.

You can also move your ticket to a further date for free if you inform a day before your visiting time slot. 

Meeting Point

Place de Sydney, 75015, Paris, is the meeting point for this climbing experience till 31st December 2024.

You will see a City Wonders representative holding up a sign at this spot at Avenue de Suffren’s and Rue Jean Rey’s corner. 

Visitors must arrive at least 15 minutes before the booked time slot to avoid missing the tour group.

From 2025, the meeting spot for this experience will shift to near the steps at the end of Pont d’lena

Important Information About the Ticket

  • During the peak tourism April to October season, the waiting time might exceed 1.5 hours. You might have to wait at the security check for 30 minutes and another 45 minutes at the ticket desk. Ensure you spare enough time to cover this waiting time. 
  • From November to March, the minimum waiting time at the first security desk is 15 minutes and 30 minutes at the ticket desk. 
  • Tour time will increase on days when there is a lot of waiting time.
  • This tour is not for wheelchair users and cannot accommodate strollers.

About the Eiffel Tower

  • Opening hours 

Visitors can enter the Eiffel Tower from 9.15 am to 10.45 pm, which closes at 11.45 pm on all days. 

You can take the staircase from 9.30 am to 10.45 pm and the elevator from 9.30 am to 11 pm.

The timings change frequently, so check the official Eiffel Tower website to confirm before booking.

  • Getting here

The Bir Hakeim metro station is the closest transportation option, a 5-minute walk from the meeting point.

Since the meeting point is close to the Eiffel Tower, check out our article about getting to the Eiffel Tower to discover buses and the RER going in the same direction.