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Eiffel Tower Photoshoot

There are so many different locations that you can use for your Eiffel Tower photoshoot. Trocadero may be the most popular area for your Eiffel Tower photo session, but by far not the only beautiful place for your Eiffel Tower photo shoot :

BIR-HAKEIM BRIDGE

This is the most popular area after Trocadero for photos at the Eiffel Tower. You can enjoy a great view on the Eiffel Tower from this beautiful bridge, with several angles : Bir-Hakeim bridge has a balcony facing the Eiffel Tower that we love using for your photoshoot (with a horse statue)

OUR TOP-TIP: As Bir-Hakeim is a double layer bridge it is a great location for your Eiffel Tower photoshoot, in case the weather is not great. Standing on the bridge you will be covered by the second layer and protected from the rain.


OTHER FAVORITE SPOTS
for an Eiffel Tower photo shoot:

Eiffel Tower riverside

There is a beautiful stretch of the Seine riverbanks between Trocadero and Bir-Hakeim bridge. At the riverside you have an open view at the Eiffel Tower from up close. And this locations is pretty quiet.

Eiffel Tower street views

There are a few streets in the area from where you can see the Eiffel Tower and at the same time enjoy the backdrop of a typical Parisian street (think cobble stone, elegant lampposts, Parisian architecture) for your Eiffel Tower photoshoot.

Alexandre III Bridge

You can have a view on the Eiffel Tower from Alexandre III Bridge.


BEST TIME
for your Eiffel Tower photoshoot:

Sunrise & Morning: YES
The best time for your Eiffel Tower photoshoot is sunrise and morning time, because the Eiffel Tower locations are popular among travelers and locals alike. But it will depend on exactly where you’d like to have your Eiffel Tower photoshoot. So let’s schedule your Paris photo session here as early as we can to beat the crowds.

Afternoon: SO SO…
Beware that it will be busy, so it only works if you don’t mind that there may be many passersby. Better avoid afternoon shoots at the Eiffel Tower in summer, it’s too crowded! Otherwise the riverside, the street views and Bir-Hakeim bridge would be the best choice at this time of the day.

Evening & sunset photoshoot at Eiffel Tower : YES BUT…
If you want to take sunset photos at the Eiffel Tower and night photos when the Eiffel Tower is sparkling, then Bir-Hakeim bridge is definitely your best choice for your Eiffel Tower photoshoot.Check with us on the best time and how to schedule it.


TIPS
for your Eiffel Tower photoshoot:

Couple & engagement photoshoot

All Eiffel Tower locations that we mentioned here can be used for your Paris engagement or couple photoshoot at the Eiffel Tower. But keep in mind that morning is best !

Surprise proposal

Bir-Hakeim bridge provides the best view, but the riverside is more quiet in case you would appreciate more privacy for your Paris surprise proposal. For a street view for your Eiffel Tower proposal, check with your photographer.

Family photoshoot at the Eiffel Tower

All Eiffel Tower locations work great for your family photo session in Paris, especially Bir-Hakeim. And what about combining your family photoshoot with a stop at a café ?

Elopement photoshoot at Eiffel Tower

For your ceremony, our top recommendation is the Eiffel Tower riverside as it is the most quiet and intimate Eiffel Tower location. Bir-Hakeim bridge is also great for the view, but it is busier there. Check with your Paris celebrant if you need more details.

Solo photoshoot at Eiffel Tower

Any of these locations can be used for your solo photoshoot at the Eiffel Tower. We love shooting Personal branding photos at the riverside or in a Parisian Café. Fashion photoshoots, Paris blogger photo sessions and quinceanera photos are great at Bir-Hakeim bridge.


OTHER GREAT SPOTS FOR YOUR PHOTOSHOOT
in the Eiffel Tower area

WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE…

There are mainly other Eiffel Tower photoshoot locations in the closest proximity that you can reach by foot with a short walk.

Trocadero photoshoot

The most famous location for Eiffel Tower photoshoots, Trocadero square is located on a hill and works like a Eiffel Tower view platform. Check more details here: Eiffel Tower photo session at Trocadero.

eiffel tower trocadero photoshoot

Trocadero fountains

The Eiffel Tower fountains are in the same area as Trocadero square but more laid back and intimate while still providing great views. Find more information here: Eiffel Tower photo session at Trocadero area.

eiffel tower trocadero fountain

Trocadero Gardens

The Eiffel Tower gardens are also in the same area as Trocadero square but more laid back and intimate while still providing great views. Find more information here: Eiffel Tower photo session at Trocadero area.

eiffel tower trocadero garden

Eiffel Tower Cafes

There are several cute and romantic Cafés near Trocadero place. Cafés are so typical Parisian and a great location to top off your Eiffel Tower photoshoot.

cafe photoshoot eiffel tower


…OR ONLY A SHORT RIDE AWAY

Take an uber, cab or taxi and you can reach the following Paris photoshoot locations with just a short ride by car:

Alexander III bridge photoshoot

A beautiful and elegant bridge with golden statues. You still have a view on the Eiffel Tower from there, but it will be from further away.

bridge near eiffel tower

Concorde Fountain

Concorde fountain with statues in gold and green spraying water is a beautiful spot for your Paris photo session. It’s in the same area as Alexander III bridge where you can continue with a Paris bridge photoshoot.

fountain near eiffel tower

Golden Gate

The golden gate is another very elegant location for your photo session in Paris. It’s in the same area as Alexander III bridge.

gate near eiffel tower

Arc de Triomphe

The famous Arc de Triomphe is one of Paris most iconic landmarks, located by the famous Champs-Elysées street. It’s a good additional landmark easy to combine after some Eiffel Tower photos.

arc near eiffel tower
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