Did you know that the area around these mythical 330 metres of metal is also full of attractive sites? The River Seine flows below the Eiffel Tower. From the landing stages, one can embark for a discovery tour of Paris on the water. All around, huge skyscapes, monumental palaces, esplanades and century-old trees provide an extraordinary panorama. A top site for open-air escapades, Chaillot hill is also a giant in terms of art and culture. The choice is yours; a thousand treasures are within your grasp! An array of diverse and varied events livens up the vast area of Trocadéro. Throughout the year, museums and cultural sites offer a wide range of temporary exhibitions.