Guided tour

Louvre Museum: Guided Tour with Optional Ticket

Louvre Museum: Guided Tour with Optional Ticket

Activity provider: UTG EXPERIENCE
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See masterpieces of art on a carefully planned tour of the Louvre Museum in Paris, and see the best of the collection in 2 hours. Skip the ticket line and enjoy Priority Access. Head to gems such as the Mona Lisa as well as some lesser-known sites.

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Duration 2 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide
Italian, German, French, English, Spanish

Experience

Highlights
  • Follow a carefully planned itinerary to see the highlights of the Louvre
  • Visit Napoleon's apartments to see the most stunning décor of the former palace
  • Gaze at da Vinci's "Mona Lisa," and the inspiring statue of the "Venus de Milo"
  • Skip the ticket lines and enjoy Priority Access
  • See the Egyptian department's sphinx and mummies
  • Explore the royal collection of Louis XIV and the Crown Jewels at the Apollo Gallery
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Discover one of the world’s great art collections on a guided tour of the Louvre Museum, and marvel at relics from Ancient Egypt to the art of the Italian Renaissance. The entire collection would take months to see in full, but you will follow a carefully planned route to discover the highlights. Gaze at da Vinci’s enigmatic Mona Lisa and see Anthony Canova’s emotional Psyche Revived by Cupid’s Kiss. Hear the true story depicted in Gericault’s Raft of Medusa. Go to Napoleon’s former apartments to admire the most beautiful décor of the palace, as well as a collection of crown jewels. The masterpieces continue with the Venus de Milo, the sculpture that inspired so many artists. Head to the basement of the Louvre Palace to see the foundations of the castle that once stood on the site. Choose between 2 options: get your ticket and guided tour with one of the skip-the-ticket-line guided tours in several languages. Alternatively, if you already have a ticket or museum pass, choose the guided tour for ticket or museum pass holders.

Includes
  • Licensed guide
  • Tour of the Louvre Museum
  • Entrance ticket
  • Head set
  • Transportation to and from the Louvre Museum
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Date

Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Oversize luggage

Know before you go

  • Due to ongoing COVID-19 preventative measures, some collections/rooms might be closed
  • Please note that the Louvre Museum is closed on Tuesdays
  • Please note, this tour can be bilingual
  • If there are more than 6 people in your group, you might be separated into different groups
  • Even with skip-the-ticket-line access, there may be a wait at security. During high season this wait can be up to 20 minutes
  • Any items exceeding 55x35x20 cm are not permitted in the museum
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 3576 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Service
    4.6/5
  • Organization
    4.5/5

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Great German tour with Miriam - We were a small group and did the 2 hrs. Booked a tour of the Louvre. Miriam is extraordinarily nice and has extensive historical and cultural knowledge. She has packed this knowledge - to our delight - in many small stories and anecdotes. This makes history and culture really fun! The 2 hours flew by. Miriam managed the feat of A) giving us an overview of the museum (important for our subsequent continuation of the visit), B) explaining the eventful history of the castle and C) all our expectations of the "must see" works of art fulfill. Well done - and thank you again!

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May 12, 2022

The Louvre houses over 300,000 works of art and exhibits more than 30,000 of them to the public. It is almost essential to book a guided tour so that you don't get lost in the details and wander aimlessly through this huge area. Another great experience in the largest museum in the world. The sheer number of just a fraction of the exhibited works that could be included is overwhelming. However, the crowds in front of what is surely the most famous of all works, the Mona Lisa, is sobering at best. Instead, look at the other 4 da Vinci paintings on display - from a short distance and without any disturbingly noisy and jostling audience in front of them.

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May 2, 2022

Fréderic gave us a friendly welcome at the meeting point and led us through the history of the Louvre and the main attractions in an exciting way. It was a pleasure to follow his clear explanations. That was worth a decent tip for us. Unfortunately we were the only ones out of the group of 14.

May 1, 2022

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