Join a small group (limited to 20 people) and our entertaining, local city guide at a nearby meeting point. While strolling to the base, hear about the events, techniques and controversies leading to the Towers construction by radical architect Gustave Eiffel. Parisians detested the Tower when it was first erected for the 1889 World's Fair, and it was nearly dismantled soon after! But she withstood the initial bad press, and went on to become one of the worlds bGare de l|est loved structures.
Crowds of visitors arrive from around the world to gaze up in wonder, but youll do better than that as you skip the lines and ascend directly to the second platform to enjoy one of the bGare de l|est views of Paris. Your expert guide will not only point out and comment upon the famous monuments that punctuate the skyline, but also share anecdotes and advice regarding the other sights to see in the capital, such as the Montmartre neighborhood, the Arc de triomphe, the Invalides and Notre Dame.
Your climb continues to the top level of the tower. Peek into Gustaves personal apartment at the summit, or treat yourself to a drink at the champagne bar as you enjoy the endless panorama. Youll never forget this trip!