Fat Tire Bike Tours
Day and night bike tours of the city, both in central Pais and further afield to Versailles and Monet’s garden in Giverny.
This vast operation runs 1½-hour river circuits with recorded commentary in 13 languages (every 30 minutes 10am to 10.30pm April to...
Vedettes de Paris
It might be a small company but its one-hour sightseeing cruises on smaller boats are second to none. It runs themed cruises too,...
This casual spot at the Musée du Quai Branly has ringside views of the Eiffel Tower and quality cafe fare (foie gras salad, XL croque...
58 Tour Eiffel
If you’re intrigued by the idea of a meal in the Tower, reserve a table at 58 Tour Eiffel. It may not be the caviar and black truffles...
Champ de Mars, 5 av Anatole France, 7e · interesting places nearby
Eiffel Tower information
No one could imagine Paris today without it. But Gustave Eiffel only constructed this elegant, 320m-tall signature spire as a temporary exhibit for the 1889 World Fair. Luckily, the art nouveau tower’s popularity assured its survival. Prebook tickets online to avoid long ticket queues.
Lifts ascend to the tower’s three levels; change lifts on the 2nd level for the final ascent to the top. Energetic visitors can walk as far as the 2nd level using the south pillar’s 704-step stairs.
Refreshment options in the tower include the 1st-floor 58 Tour Eiffel, the sublime 2nd-floor Le Jules Verne, and, at the top, a champagne bar.