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Famous statue of the sphinx inside the Louvre
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Skip the Line

Semi-Private Comprehensive Louvre Masterpieces Tour with Mona Lisa & Royal Palace

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  • Enjoy Skip the Line Access breezing you past the crowds in this comprehensive tour of this monument to world culture. In an intimate group of 10 or less our expert English-speaking guide will marvel you with stories behind the masterpieces.
  • Weave through the crowds easily, getting closer to the Mona Lisa, the Venus de Milo, the Nike of Samothrace, and much more thanks to your small group size. You will also discover the Louvre as a Royal Palace when you visit the opulent Apollo Gallery and the Napoleon Apartments.
  • With no lines, an enthusiastic guide, headsets to make sure you don’t miss a word and an intimate tour group of 10 or less this comprehensive tour of the Louvre will leave a lasting impression on you.

Tour Description

What's Included

  • Expert, English-speaking tour guide
  • Small groups of 10 people or fewer
  • Entrance ticket and reservation fee for the Louvre
  • Headsets when appropriate, so you can always hear your guide

Sites Visited

  • Louvre Museum
  • Courtyard of Louvre Museum

Don’t just see the Louvre Museum, really experience it with our Semi-Private Louvre Tours. We follow a carefully planned route to show you the very best of the Louvre collection, from big-name masterpieces like the Mona Lisa* to works by less famous artists that will steal your heart.

With an expert, English-speaking guide in groups of only 10 people or fewer, your tour will be intimate and your guide easy to interact with. As they lead you through the collection they’ll tell you the stories that bring the artworks to life. You’ll learn about the numerous theories regarding who da Vinci’s ‘Mona Lisa’ really was. At Gericault’s ‘Raft of Medusa’ you’ll hear about the newspaper story it was based on, which told of a crew stranded on a raft who eventually resorted to cannibalism. You’ll learn about the French Revolution as depicted by the great artists of France and even learn a little Flemish history along the way!

We’ve carefully designed our Louvre tour route to visit all the most important works of the Louvre Museum. We’ll see as the ‘Mona Lisa’, Canova’s ‘Psyche Revived by Cupid’s Kiss’, Delacroix’s ‘Liberty Leading the People’, ‘Venus di Milo’ and the stunning ‘Victory of Samothrace’. We’ll see less famous works along the way and visit some of France’s underappreciated geniuses. Of course, we’ll make time to explore the Louvre as a royal palace too, visiting the Napoleon apartments and seeing some of the collections stunning crowns and jewels.

With Skip the Line Access on all our Louvre tours, you won’t waste precious time waiting in line. Instead, we’ll make the best of every moment we have together, exploring the art, history and culture of France through the world’s most-visited museum. 

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