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Small-Group Skip-the-Line Louvre Highlights Tour

  • Fully narrated tour
  • Skip the line
  • Small-group tour
Small-Group Skip-the-Line Louvre Highlights Tour
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Get straight to the heart of France's most famous art destination with this 2-hour express tour of the Louvre. Skip the long entrance lines with a small group of no more than 20 and head straight for the museum's most famous and captivating works, including the 'Mona Lisa,' 'The Raft of the Medusa,' and other masterpieces. Enhance your viewing experience by learning the stories and secrets behind the art and artists from an expert licensed guide.
What to Expect

Meet your guide at the Arc du Carousel at 11:15 am to begin your tour. The Louvre is a must-see in Paris, not just for its incredible art but for the history held within its walls. This was once a palace where princes rode their horses up and down the hallways; a sprawling complex fortified to protect the first family of France. Go beyond the obvious on a jam-packed Louvre highlights tour, peering behind the artworks to unlock their secrets.

You’ll see famous French works like Géricault’s Raft of Medusa, which depicts the true story of shipwrecked sailors driven to cannibalism. Of course, Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa will play a major role in your tour. You won’t believe how tiny the Louvre’s most famous artwork is, nor how many guests have tried to destroy her. At the sculpture gallery you’ll encounter another Italian in Michelangelo’s Slaves, plus Anthony Canova’s incredibly romantic Psyche Revived by Cupid’s Kiss.

You’ll also get a sense for that other use of the Louvre, as a royal palace. With your guide on hand to point out the details, notice the beautiful ceiling panels and explore a special room filled with crown jewels.

As you explore, wear headsets to help you hear your guide and to ensure that you don’t get lost. Traveling in a small group of just 20 people or fewer means you’ll also find your guide easier to interact with and question. You will tour with the best, most qualified licensed guides to answer any and all questions you may have along the way.

Skip the long lines and join this short (but sweet) adventure into the heart of French art and history. The tour ends at approximately 1 pm.

Reviews (16)
1 - 5 of 8 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Outstanding Tour and Even Better Tour Guide - Team Adam

This tour was fantastic. Our tour guide was Adam and I recommend that you ask for him on this and any other tour that interests you. He is one of the top tour guides we have experienced in Europe. He made you want more -...More

Thank GoOutNow
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile
Best way to tour!

Adam was phenominal as our tour guide. A Canadian who came to Paris for graduate school and his PhD, so English is his native language but he is definitely bilingual in French. He was so entertaining and extremely knowledgeable. I plan to request him for...More

Thank Molly B
Reviewed 28 July 2018
Great tour and great guide!

We had a great tour of Louvres Highlights and Abby was a wonderful and very good guide. She had a lot of historical and art knowledge and managed very well to get us through the crowds and made us see the art from the first...More

Thank Kristian386
Reviewed 27 June 2018
Highly Recommend

We really enjoyed our previous experiences with Walks of Italy, so we were thrilled to see the company had expanded to Paris. We originally planned to visit/navigate the Louvre ourselves, however it was raining & knowing that we’d have to wait in line for a...More

Thank aclayr
Reviewed 29 May 2018
So worth it!

Having heard that the line-ups for the Louvre can be horribly long, and that the Louvre itself is so immense and daunting, my husband and I decided to take the Skip-the-Line Louvre Highlights Tour. We were very happy that we did. Indeed, we got to...More

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7 October 2018|
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The tour is two hours and you can stay inside as long as you want. The best of all worlds. Enjoy.
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