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Skip the Line Magnificent Louvre Tour in Paris

Highlights
  • Skip the oftentimes long lines at the Louvre

  • See what remains of the French Crown Jewels

  • Check out all sorts of masterpieces an art historian as your guide

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Skip the Line Magnificent Louvre Tour in Paris
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Skip the Line Magnificent Louvre Tour in Paris
From US$79.04
Overview

Head straight into the home of the Mona Lisa with this skip-the-line tour of the world's largest art museum. Once inside, your local art historian guide will provide you with background about some of the Louvre's most stunning pieces of art. Expect to see masterpieces by the likes of Da Vinci, Raphael, Veronese, Titian, and Botticelli, not to mention the French Crown Jewels.

What to Expect
The Mystery of Mona Lisa’s Smile
Why is the Mona Lisa so famous? Leonardo da Vinci’s famous portrait of Lisa Gherardini, titled  Mona Lisa, is one of the best-known works of art in existence. 

Raphael & Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci was a true genius and among the most influential artists who ever lived, leaving a significant legacy in the realms of art and science, with each discipline informing the other. The  Mona Lisa is not his only work of art inside the Louvre, and your tour guide will show you more of the  Da Vinci collection, part of the iconic  Italian Renaissance collection. Besides Leonardo, the Louvre contains work by Renaissance artist  Botticelli, master of the 16th Century Venetian school  Titian, grand-scale artist  Veronese, the playboy  Raphael and much more. 

Jacques-Louis David - Napoleon’s Personal Painter
Although there are many  Italian Renaissance masterpieces in the Louvre, you'll also see French masterpieces.  After all, you are in France! Visit works by  Jacques-Louis David, Napoleon's personal painter, and  Eugène Delacroix. Some of the paintings in the Louvre measure 20 feet tall! The word "impressive" doesn't do these works justice. 

Sculptures of the Louvre
The Louvre is not only packed with paintings. The museum also houses many iconic sculptures. Of all the works in the Louvre, the  Winged Victory of Samothrace and the  Venus de Milo are among the most admired. You'll also admire the mythological  Sleeping Hermaphroditus, a "life size" sculpture carved by Bernini. 

The Crown Jewels of France
Did you know that the Louvre is a former royal palace? With such a strong link to royalty, a visit to the Louvre is incomplete without a visiting the Crown Jewels. The surviving  French Crown Jewels are mainly on display in the  Galerie d'Apollon of the Louvre
Reviews (20)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
First at the Mona Lisa!

Josephine was the best guide. She knew a lot of secret things about paintings and statues. We got in before the crowds, which was totally worth it. A++++++++++++

Thank DerPinkles55
Kayla S, Public Relations Manager at The Paris Guy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bonjour! Merci for your review. Josephine is super smart, and knows everything there is to know about the Louvre! We hope to welcome you back to France soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Perfect Louvre Tour For Me

This tour was perfect for me. I wanted to see the highlights with explanations and then do a little exploring on my own. Our tour guy had saved a spot at the very front of the group entrance line and explained that we were going...More

Thank CraigODallas
Kayla S, Public Relations Manager at The Paris Guy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bonjour Craig! Merci for your review. We're so happy that you got to see the Mona Lisa before the crowds! We hope to welcome you back to Paris soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Fantastic tour

An amazing tour with an amazing tour guide Oliver. Wow, did he know this stuff. He did a fanominal tour and with his great interpretation of the most beautiful art in the world. Thanks or the best time spent in Paris. Money well spent. Thanks...More

Thank rickeus1966
Kayla S, Public Relations Manager at The Paris Guy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bonjour Rich and Catchy! Merci for your review. We're very happy to hear that Oliver gave you a great experience. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Paris, and we hope to welcome you back soon!

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Terrific!

The tour guide (I forget her name, unfortunately) was absolutely great! She was very knowledgeable and shared fascinating details about the pieces we saw. The meeting place was very easy to find, and after the tour you have the option to continue looking around for...More

Thank Kari K
Kayla S, Public Relations Manager at The Paris Guy, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Bonjour Kari! Merci for your review. We're glad that your tour provided you with just the right amount of time to explore! We hope to welcome you back to Paris soon!

Reviewed 2 August 2018
2 Excellent tours

To begin, I took the Louvre Tour with Oliver and he was great. He was entertaining and engaging, impersonating many voices of past kings and made me laugh more than once. I was so excited as this was my first time to the Louvre and...More

Thank curlylatin
Kayla S, Public Relations Manager at The Paris Guy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Bonjour! We are so thrilled to hear that you enjoyed both of your tours. It means so much that you valued your experiences with the guides and would recommend the tours to others! We hope to welcome you back to Paris soon!

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You will not receive an individual ticket with this tour. So if you leave you will need to buy another to get back in. The tour guide can explain it all to you. Ours explained the process. This was due to people... More
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We were a little over 3 hours with the Paris Guy tour.
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