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Louvre Museum Tour with Expert Guide - Skip the Line!

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    • Adult (18+)
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Key Highlights

  • Learn about the three famous works by a knowledgable guide
  • After the tour you are free to explore on your own for as long as you wish
  • Overview

    The Louvre Museum is one of the the most visited, oldest, largest and famous art galleries and museums in the world. Home to masterpieces like Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa and the ancient Greek sculpture Venus de Milo, it is an art and culture lover’s delight.

    The painstakingly put together Winged Victory that was found in 118 pieces on a hillside on a small island called Samothrace in the Aegean Sea is a must see. The Louvre has an awe inspiring transparent pyramid in its courtyard and is a great place to learn about Europe’s rich history and culture.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    1st July - 31 Oct: Daily

    1st Nov - 31st Mar:
    For 9:30am tour:

    English: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
    German: Sunday
    For 2:15pm tour:
    English: Monday, Thursday and Saturday
    Spanish: Monday, Thursday and Saturday

    26th Dec - 5th Jan:
    For 9:30am tour:

    English: Thursday
    Spanish: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
    For 6:30pm tour:
    English : Wednesday and Friday


    2.5 hours

    Start time

    1st July - 31 Oct:
    Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday: 9:30am and 2:15pm
    Wednesday and Friday: 9:30am, 2:15pm and 6:30pm

    1st Nov - 31st Mar:
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 9:30am
    Monday, Thursday and Saturday: 2:15pm

    26th Dec - 5th Jan:
    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 9:30am
    Wednesday and Friday: 6:30pm

    Meeting Point

    The start point for the tour is PARISCityVISION Agency, 2 rue des Pyramides, 75001, Paris.
    The closest metro station is Tuileries (line n°01), Pyramides (line n°14) or Palais Royal (line n°7).
    So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 30 minutes early.

    Ending Point

    End of the tour at the Louvre Museum.


    The tour starts from designated meeting point and will proceed to the Louvre on foot accompanied by guide.

    Before going into the Louvre spend some time in the Tuileries garden. This is a central park in Paris. Its alleys and lawns stretch along the Seine River from the Louvre museum to the Place de la Concorde. Designed in 1664 by Le Notre, the gardener of the king of France, Louis XIV and the Versailles park designer, the Tuileries garden has beautiful basins and statues.

    Inside the Louvre Museum your guide will tell you about three of the most famous works:

    • The statue of Winged Victory was found on a small Greek island, Samothrace, in the Aegean Sea. She was discovered in 1863 by archaeologist Charles Champoiseau, scattered over a deserted hillside.

    • The Venus de Milo is an ancient Greek statue and one of the most famous works of ancient Greek sculpture. It is believed to depict Aphrodite (called Venus by the Romans), the Greek goddess of love and beauty. It is a marble sculpture whose arms and original plinth have been lost.

    • The Mona Lisa or La Gioconda, is a 16th century oil painting by Leonardo da Vinci and is arguably the most famous painting in the world. Few works of art have been subject to as much scrutiny, study and parody.

    The guided tour ends in the museum at around 11:15am. You are free to stay in the museum and browse the works at your leisure.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Guide/interpreter (English, Spanish or German)
    • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to Louvre museum
    • Guided visit of the main rooms of the Louvre museum
    • Access to temporary exhibitions


    • Hotel pick up & drop off
    • Food & drinks
  • Please note

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.

    Voucher Information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Due to renovations, Mona Lisa will be shifted to Galerie Médicis (room 801) on level 2 of the Richelieu wing from 17 July till mid-October 19.

    After the 2½ hour guided visit, you may visit other parts of the museum on your own. The Louvre Museum closes at 6pm except on Wednesdays & Fridays when it remains open until 10pm.

    Your entrance ticket (included) also gives access to all the temporary exhibitions (except Napoleon Hall) as well as the Eugène Delacroix museum on the same day.

    No elevators are available during the visit therefore we suggest that this tour is not suitable for those with walking difficulties.

    Cloakroom compulsory for umbrellas, luggage, pushchairs that are not to be taken in the exhibition rooms.

    Please note that check-in will close 10 minutes before excursion start time.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Customer Reviews
    • Tour guide was very good.

      Very interesting tour....

      MOHIT SISODIA, India
    • Great tour-- worth the money to skip the line

      I took my two boys to the Louvre and the skip the line was worth the money. The tour guide was funny, knowledgable and kept us informed about what was going to happen along the...

      Cassie Quigley,
    • The Louvre the easy way and great way !!

      This was an easy way to traverse a vast amount of territory. We felt comfortable enough to go back and visit other displays in that territory. I would recommend this tour to...

      Joseph Valcho, United States
    • Great tour and wonderful tour guide

      Joanne Sergo, United Kingdom, 24/Feb/2019