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Paris Louvre Magnificent Museum Skip the Line Access Guided Tour

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Paris, France

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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

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.
  • 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
  • Small group sizes keep this tour intimate
Expert art historian tour guide
Small group size to guarantee a personal experience
Food and drinks
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Louvre Museum, Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY The Tour Guy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Paris Louvre Magnificent Museum Skip the Line Access Guided Tour?
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This activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Paris Louvre Magnificent Museum Skip the Line Access Guided Tour.

Traveler Tips


  • "For the cost, it might be better to rent the audio guides and venture out on your own." See review
  • "I would totally recommend the Skip the Line tour if you are pressed on time and don't want to miss the highlights of the museum." See review

Reviews

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Refund please
Sherri_M
, Feb 2020
I’d actually like a refund on this tour..I was not notified in time of the meeting place...we missed the beginning of the tour and our “guide” did not have the 2nd kart if the trip tickets with her..the coordinator kept those and left even tho he new we were running a bit late due to lack of meeting place coordinates..we had to purchase a second set of tickets for the cruise
icon Response from Host , Feb 2020
Hello Sherri_M, Thank you for taking the time out to leave your feedback. Your review is very concerning to us; we've already tried contacting you to get in touch so please follow up with us so we can resolve this issue. I would appreciate if you would contact me directly at marco@thetourguy.com, so that I can make this better for you. I look forward to hearing from you. Marco
star-5
Excellent tour
Andrea
, Feb 2020
Our tour guide was great! He was very informative and gave a lot of history and facts regarding the Louvre and the masterpieces the museum displays.
star-5
Louvre Feb 2020
chrissarahelderfield
, Feb 2020
The tour with Veronique was excellent. She guided us around the galleries expertly showing us some her highlights and explaining to us what we were seeing without going into overload
star-5
Excellent!
LIQUIDINK
, Jan 2020
What a wonderful way to see the magnificent Louvre! Feret (apologies if mispelt) was an exceptional guide. His knowledge and enthusiasm brought the Louvre to life and make it such an enjoyable day!
star-5
Great tour!
raychellewis123
, Sep 2019
I really enjoyed the tour and learned more about French art and history as well. Had an awesome tour guide/good company with other tourists.
star-3
A bit draggy
mb3222019
, Jul 2019
We appreciated being able to skip the line, and also prioritize and focus our visit to get a flavor for the museum (knowing we could come back at a later visit in the future). Taylor, the tour guide, was highly knowledgeable and energetic. The tour, though, could have benefitted from more interaction between the guide and the guests - it was like listening to a long, non-stop lecture with no breaks, and after time, it became difficult to concentrate. We tended to linger too long on some of the pieces - it really dragged on - and we're geeky history buffs! For the cost, it might be better to rent the audio guides and venture out on your own.
star-5
Amazing tour of the Louvre!
jkshaver1
, Jun 2019
Our tour guide, Josephine, was extremely knowledgeable and did an amazing job getting us to the front of the line at the time the Louvre opened. Josephine did a great job including the children (and teens), interjecting humor into the discussion and making sure that everyone was engaged. We went straight to the Mona Lisa once we arrived, then moved on to see the rest of the highlights from there. I would totally recommend the Skip the Line tour if you are pressed on time and don't want to miss the highlights of the museum.
star-5
Amazing
Rosalinda Trevi... M
, Jun 2019
Amazing!!!!!!!!!! Ari, our guide was the best we have ever had in our bookings with Viator. He was extremely knowledgeable, witty and very patient. This is a must tour for the Louvre. We would highly recommend this tour to everyone. More than a 5 star review!!!
star-5
Violette was amazing!
Steve P
, Jun 2019
My husband and I loved this tour! Our family of 5 was part of a small group of 12 for a 3 hour tour which was fantastic! We saw so much and got in at 9 when it opened at a side entrance (skip the line). Violette was so knowledgeable and we finished as the crowds were getting to be too much. We stayed for lunch in the outdoor café. It was long for the kids (15, 13, 11) but what a great experience!
star-5
An Art Historian Guide was Worth It
salsasenora
, Jun 2019
The promise of an “art historian” guide distinguished this tour from the others, and it was worth it! Our guide, Oliver, was fantastic. Before entering, we got a quick history of the building, the Pyramid, and an orientation on what to expect. Our group was only 6 persons, very comfortable. We saw the most important pieces accompanied by Oliver’s engaging interaction and commentary to give us improved appreciation of the works and artists. The pace was just right. Due to about 20-deep crowd, we couldn’t get a close-up look at the Mona Lisa, but no complaints. We stayed on for a few hours and saw more amazing art.

Product code: 67584P1

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