The best places to see the Eiffel Tower
Categories : Discover Paris, published on : 1/9/24
To appreciate beautiful things, you sometimes have to know how to take a step back. Nothing is more true with the Eiffel Tower! At its feet, we discover the monumental architecture, impressive and imposing. At its summit, you can enjoy the view it offers over Paris. But to better appreciate its elegance, it is necessary to move away from it. Here are the best places to admire the Eiffel Tower .
From the top of the Montparnasse tower
Many consider that the Montparnasse Tower spoils the Parisian landscape, but the same was said of the Eiffel Tower when it was built! Today, one does not complement the other, and each offers a unique perspective on the other. To have a beautiful view of the Iron Lady, take a little height, by going to the 56th floor of the Montparnasse tower . From there, the perfectly clear view allows you to admire Gustave Eiffel's architectural gem as you will not see it anywhere else.
Take advantage of the magical setting to have a glass of Champagne at the bar, or to treat yourself to a dinner at Ciel de Paris, the restaurant with a panoramic view of the Montparnasse tower.
Access from the Bleu de Grenelle hotel: in 7 minutes, metro line 6.
From the Trocadéro esplanade
If Parisians love to meet at Trocadéro is probably for that magnificent view of the Eiffel Tower. On the terrace of the Palais de Chaillot , tourists and passers-by stop there for a few minutes, or longer, to take beautiful photos of the Eiffel Tower and enjoy this unique point of view on the emblematic monument of Paris. The perspective of the tower is enhanced by the Trocadéro garden and its magnificent Warsaw fountain, while the Café de l'Homme allows you to have a drink in this magical setting.
Access from the Bleu de Grenelle hotel: in 10 minutes, metro line 6.
From the Pompidou Center
To combine business with pleasure, go to the Center Pompidou , in the 4th arrondissement. You will be able to spend an incredible time in the middle of the immense collection of modern and contemporary art, between exhibitions, debates and shows, while enjoying a breathtaking and unsuspected view of the historic monument inaugurated on the occasion of the Exhibition. universal of 1889. On the 6th floor of the cultural center , you can admire the city of Paris stretching out beneath your feet, with the elegant Eiffel Tower in the background. Take out your camera to preserve this memorable memory of your stay in Paris.
Access from the Bleu de Grenelle hotel: in 20 minutes, metro lines 8 and 1.
From a riverboat cruising on the Seine
The Bateau-Mouche ride is a true Parisian cliché, but it is nevertheless one of the best solutions for enjoying a magical and romantic view of the Eiffel Tower . All you have to do is let yourself be carried away by the rolling water for a moment of pleasant relaxation, and wait for the Iron Lady to appear before your eyes, beautiful and prestigious. This short stroll on the Seine is also an opportunity to admire many other emblematic monuments of Paris, such as the Orsay Museum, Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral, the Louvre Museum, or the Alexandre III Bridge.
Access from the Bleu de Grenelle hotel: in 20 minutes, lines 6 and 9 of the Paris metro.
From the Quai Branly Museum - Jacques Chirac
There is no need to move too far from the Eiffel Tower for it to offer us its most beautiful profile. At the Musée du Quai Branly , after admiring the collections of works centered around the arts and civilizations of Africa, Oceania, Asia and the Americas, you can go to the rooftops for an outdoor lunch or dinner. common at Les Ombres restaurant . There, the Eiffel Tower stands before you like an iron giant, imposing and intimidating. For a more simple and less expensive meal, Café Branly , on the ground floor, also overlooks the Iron Lady.
Access from the Bleu de Grenelle hotel: in 20 minutes, metro line 8.
From the square of the Sacré-Coeur basilica
Let's, once again, take a little height, to offer ourselves a new point of view on the Eiffel Tower , all in a romantic and peaceful setting. The Sacré-Coeur Basilica , nicknamed Meringue, is located at the top of the Montmartre hill, in the picturesque and magical atmosphere of this historic district which attracts so many visitors every year. From there, on the lawns or in front of the monument, you can see the Eiffel Tower in the distance, still just as beautiful above the roofs of Paris.
Take the opportunity to stroll through the cobbled streets of Montmartre, the Eiffel Tower may come to you randomly during your walk.
Access from the Bleu de Grenelle hotel: in 30 minutes, metro lines 8 and 12.
From the Arc de Triomphe
By going to the Arc de Triomphe , you will live a complete tourist experience, discovering one of the most emblematic historical monuments of Paris, and discovering an essential district of the capital. After going up the Avenue des Champs Élysées, you will arrive at the foot of the tomb of the Unknown Soldier. There, you will need courage to climb the 284 steps that will take you to the top of the Arc de Triomphe. But it's worth it, because the view of the Champs Élysées and the Eiffel Tower will leave you speechless.
Access from the Bleu de Grenelle hotel: in less than 15 minutes, metro line 6.
Admire the Eiffel Tower from your hotel room
Have you spent the day admiring the Eiffel Tower from different viewpoints, and you can't get enough of its beauty? Extend the pleasure by booking a room with a view of the Eiffel Tower at the Bleu de Grenelle hotel. In the 15th arrondissement of Paris, our 4-star hotel offers all the services and comfort facilities to ensure you have a dream stay.
Once in your room, you will have the pleasure of being able to admire the Eiffel Tower from your bed ! Imagine yourself, with a small glass of Champagne, comfortably installed in your room, watching the Eiffel Tower light up at dusk! This is enough to live a waking dream!
The Eiffel Tower is at the heart of Parisian life, and to be able to admire it from all angles, there are numerous viewpoints to discover. Book your hotel room with a view of the Eiffel Tower at Bleu de Grenelle now, and make sure you have the most beautiful photos of this flagship monument of Paris and France.