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Illumination Tour and Eiffel Tower

Experience a delightful evening outing as you explore the enchanting districts and iconic landmarks of Paris. Embark on an insightful city exploration aboard a panoramic bus, before capturing an extraordinary vista from the illustrious Eiffel Tower, immersing yourself in a truly memorable moment.

Commencing at the Sydney Place near the Eiffel Tower, your adventure begins with a delightful city tour aboard an open-top bus. Prepare to behold Paris' most renowned landmarks, such as the Eiffel Tower, the Ile de la Cité and Notre-Dame de Paris, the Invalides, the Latin Quarter, and many others. Throughout the tour, you'll gain insights into the lifestyles of Parisians and develop a deeper understanding of their perception of the city.

Thanks to your prearranged access, you'll ascend to the second or third floors of the Eiffel Tower, avoiding as much as possible the lengthy elevator queues. Once you reach your chosen floor of this iconic French monument, designed by Gustave Eiffel for the 1889 Universal Exhibition, you'll be treated to breathtaking panoramic views of the city from a 360° vantage point.

The tour culminates at the Eiffel Tower, concluding your exploration of this magnificent landmark.

Highlights Include:

  • Visit via mobile app in an open-top coach
  • Tour guide at your disposal during the visit
  • Tour of the most famous districts and monuments
  • Commentary available in 10 languages
  • Reserved access to the second or third floor of the Eiffel tower

      Experience Includes

      • Guided tour of the Eiffel Tower 2nd or 3rd floors via a downloadable mobile app
      • Ticket with reserved elevator access to the 2nd floor or 3rd floors of the Eiffel Tower
      • Tour of the Paris illuminations by open-top panoramic coach, via mobile app
      • Multilingual host services

      Experience Excludes

      • Hotel pick-up and drop off
      • Refreshments



      Departure location

      Place de Sydney 75015 Paris. (near the Eiffel Tower).

      Start times

      1900 or 1945


      Please allow approximately 3 hours for your tour

      Additional information

      • End of the tour is at the Eiffel Tower

      Terms & Conditions

      • Advanced reservations are required. Please select your chosen date when booking.
      • Not wheelchair accessible.
      • In summer, tours will partially take place during sunlight as it does not get dark until much later in the evening.
      • The sequence of the tour may be changed for operational reasons.
      • All bookings for this tour are on a request basis - please allow 72 hours to receive your tour confirmation.
      • Please note: from June to August, part of the tour will take place in daylight.
      • Please remember to bring your earphones for the tour commentary.
      • Be aware that, although you will have a reserved access to enter at the Eiffel Tower, you may still have to wait at the security check
      • Available languages for city tour commentary: French, English, Spanish, Italian, German, Portuguese, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian, Korean
      • Tours depart from Place de Sydney 75015 Paris in central Paris. You must make your own way to the departure location.
      • Cancellation policy: Free cancellation up to 3 calendar days before departure (Central European Time). Beyond that period, the following fees apply: 2 calendar days prior service: 50% of tour price (Central European Time). 1 calendar days prior service: 100% of tour price (Central European Time).