Visiting Eiffel Tower is a must! But, you're waffling about buying Eiffel Tower tickets. Afraid of heights? No?
Then why are you hesitating about getting Eiffel Tower entrance tickets? Here's a thought. Is hurry-up-and-wait your idea of slow torture? Could be you're a line-phobic! No worries!
Simply pre-purchase skip the line Eiffel Tower tickets. These fast-track entrance tickets literally permit you to skip the lines and go straight to the "priority entranceway". It is because waiting on the longer line (queue) to get entrance tickets is really time-consuming! Just print the entrance tickets or be sure to have ticket shown on your smartphone before you leave for "Tour Eiffel".
A tour guide will entertain you with the Eiffel Tower's history. Afterwards, you are at your leisure to explore the iconic monument. You'll receive right of entry to the 1st - 3rd levels, plus the summit, where you'll enjoy a sweeping view of Paris. On a clear day you can see Notre-Dame.
The 2nd level is rife with photo-ops of Paris. After sundown, the quintessential symbol of Paris is illuminated with 20,000 dazzling light bulbs. From the top of the tower, the breathtaking City of Light is witnessed at its brilliant best.
Meander around the 3rd level, which is off-limits to those with general admission Eiffel Tower tour tickets.
Shall we behold various Eiffel Tower facts?
The first visitor crossed the Eiffel Tower's threshold in Paris, France on March 31, 1889. The 200-millionth visitor was recorded in 2002.
Want your name in the paper?
In 1889, Le Figaro put a printing press on the 2nd level, which is still operational. Buy a paper and they will inscribe your name on it.
Did you hear the one about the woman who married the Eiffel Tower? Erika La Tour Eiffel suffers from objectophilia, which refers to people who are in love with objects.
Then there is the scam artist, who posed as Deputy Director General of the Ministère de Postes et Télégraphes and sold the Eiffel Tower to a scrap iron dealer. But, that's not story's end. Victor Lustig pulled the con again and sold the tower to a second mark!
Reserving your lift space is a big reason to book skip-the-line Eiffel Tower tour tickets way, way in advance.
If you procrastinate, be prepared to walk 704 steps and that's just to level 2!
"Because nothing brought me closer to conquering my fear of heights than the love I have for the view from the top of the Eiffel tower." ~ Winnie Valmai ~