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Louvre Museum Skip-the-Line Guided Tour with Venus de Milo & Mona Lisa
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icon3 hours  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

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Overview

Experience culture and art through the ages with a small-group tour of Paris’ epic Louvre Museum. Jump the queue and learn about some of the museum’s 35,000 artworks across eight themed galleries from your art historian guide. Then enjoy time on your own to explore, viewing paintings, sculpture, and architecture from 450 BC to the 19th century. Numbers are limited to 25 on this small-group tour or upgrade your ticket to a private tour exclusive to just your group. 
  • Choose to upgrade for a private tour of the Louvre
  • Guided walking tour inside the Louvre Museum
  • Skip the line for a speedy entry
  • See the 'Venus de Milo' and 'Mona Lisa'
  • Enjoy commentary from an English-speaking guide, plus audio headsets so you can hear clearly
  • A small-group tour limited to 25 people maximum or a private tour exclusive to only your group

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

This skip-the-line tour includes audio headsets so you can hear your guide clearly. 
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Skip-the-Line Access to the Louvre Museum
An art historian English-speaking guide to offer an in-depth tour of the Louvre
Audio headsets so you can always hear your guide
Small-group or private tour (depending on the option selected)
Guaranteed to skip the long lines
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel , Arc de triomphe du Carrousel, 75001 Paris, France

Meet at the Arc du Carrousel. This is a monumental arch with a horse-drawn chariot on top, situated across the road from the courtyard of the Louvre. Standing with your back to the entrance of the Louvre Museum. Before the entrance to the Tuileries Garden (Jardin du Tuileries)

Louvres , Louvres, France

The tour ends in the lobby of the Louvre, just under the Pyramid

Your journey through some of the world’s great artistic treasures begins at the Arc du Carrousel, next to the Louvre entrance. Choose a morning, afternoon, or evening tour and meet your English-speaking guide. Enjoy fast access to the museum with your skip-the-line pass and begin your tour through the massive venue, home to over 35,000 works of art spanning more than 73,000 square meters of exhibition space. Your entrance pass also provides complimentary audio headsets.  

Wander the diverse exhibitions, starting with the Ancient Greek Parthenon, followed by the iconic 'Venus de Milo.' While in the ancient antiquities gallery, view the celebrated 'Winged Victory of Samothrace.' Then head to the Apollo Gallery to see the opulent royal crowns of Napoleon and King Louis XV. Get a taste of the French Revolution with Delacroix’s painting 'Liberty Leading the People,' and take in the Italian Renaissance as you gaze at the work of Michelangelo and Da Vinci's 'Mona Lisa.' (See full sample list below.)

With your small group (limited to 25 people), engage in lively chats with your guide and hear entertaining anecdotes, trivia, and history. Or if you've chosen the private tour, enjoy unlimited access to your guide's wealth of knowledge. Afterward, spend as much time as you like exploring the museum independently.

Please Note: Evening tours are limited to Wednesdays and Fridays at 6:30pm. For an extra unique experience, book an evening session and wind through the quiet corridors at night, when the crowds are gone and the artwork is basked in soft light. Enjoy the tour without all the bustle, and finish with great views of the Louvre’s glittery outside pyramid lit up after dusk.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Louvre Museum
Skip the line and see all the Louvre Museum’s must-see attractions alongside under-appreciated treasures. From the legendary ‘Mona Lisa’ to the imposing ‘Winged Victory’, your passionate guide will reveal subtle details about the Louvre’s most well-known masterpieces. Then, venture deeper into the museum, to take in the best of the rest, including pieces from the golden age of French Romanticism. After the tour, you’re free to stay as long as you like to continue exploring.
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel
Meeting place prior to start the tour
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Only very small bags are allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Please note that parties of 7 or more people may be split in different groups on the day of the tour at the meeting point.
  • We may experience delays in clearing security checks when entering the venue.
  • All visitors over the age of 11 will be required to wear a mask in the museum, please make sure to bring your own mask to the meeting point or access will be denied. Hydroalcoholic gel will be provided at both entrances to disinfect hands and must be used before entering the building. Social distancing rules and preventive measures must be respected in the museum.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
  • OPERATED BY City Wonders Ltd
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Louvre Museum Skip-the-Line Guided Tour with Venus de Milo & Mona Lisa?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Louvre Museum Skip-the-Line Guided Tour with Venus de Milo & Mona Lisa.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Louvre Museum Skip-the-Line Guided Tour with Venus de Milo & Mona Lisa?
A:The policy on sanitization is:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
See all safety measures taken by Louvre Museum Skip-the-Line Guided Tour with Venus de Milo & Mona Lisa.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Louvre Museum Skip-the-Line Guided Tour with Venus de Milo & Mona Lisa?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Louvre Museum Skip-the-Line Guided Tour with Venus de Milo & Mona Lisa.

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  • "Be aware that you will be going up and down many stairs so wear comfortable shoes for walking and standing." See review
  • "The museum is huge and can be overwhelming so it is very helpful to have a guide to show you the highlights." See review
  • "Skip the line is the way to go because the crowds are massive at the Louvre." See review

Reviews

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4,535 Reviews

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star-1
Run the other way!
Sharien_F
, Jul 2022
The taxi took us to the wrong place. Totally not their fault, however, when I contacted the company on the what’s up app as directed to let them know we would be 10 minutes late and to see where we could catch up with them at they never responded until the next day! They don’t provide your tickets so if you don’t go in with them you don’t get in. When I repurchased our tickets much cheaper I might add even the workers at the Louvre had a negative comment about this company! They offered a price for both children and adult for an outrageous amount when children enter and enjoy the Louvre for free!! They offered no refund of any sort nor an apology! Don’t waste your time with them. Buy your tickets early download the map and plan it yourself. It will save you time and money.
star-5
Amazing Experience!
Loretta_G
, Jul 2022
Our Guide, Jean Luc, was wonderful: Friendly & Informative! The Louvre is enormous, and it cannot all be covered in one day... but we received a great overview, and many behind-the-scenes historical details!
star-5
We appreciate our guide....
Luis_B
, Jul 2022
We appreciate our guide. Excellent work showing us the most important things and emotional description of the scenery
star-5
Our tour guide for the...
Tracey_D
, Jun 2022
Our tour guide for the Gregory was wonderful. He was very knowledgeable and funny. We loved the little insights he told us about many of the famous pieces housed at the Louvre Museum.
star-5
Day at the Louvre
mark_r
, Jun 2022
Terry was a gracious and kind guide. Great deal of knowledge and polite to all. If you’re looking to go to the Louvre this I’d the trip you need. Perfect time and host.
star-1
Louve review
Carrie_C
, Jun 2022
The directions for where to meet were NOT good. We missed the entire tour. We were very disappointed.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Great guide
Justice_C
, Jun 2022
My tour guide was knowledgeable and passionate about what she was showing. Couldn’t have asked for a better guide.
star-2
Would skip
ATom_K
, Jun 2022
Overall, the tour was near useless except for skipping the entry line. The information provided was near stream of consciousness with equipment that frequently cut out so you couldn’t hear. The facts shared were not impressive, immersive, or narrative.
star-1
Huge Mistake Booking This Tour.
Cheryl_R
, Jun 2022
We booked this guided tour for the Louvre and the morning of the tour there was a bike race in Paris that shut down numerous roads that delayed us arriving by 20 minutes. I sent a chat to Viator to let them know we were coming but would be a little late. We got there and we walked around looking for someone from the tour group then called the tour company and were told we were out of luck and couldn't go in. We talked to the Louvre and they said they wouldn't let us in without a ticket and that I needed to get it from the tour company. We ended up having to pay for all of us to get in and didn't get a guided tour. All of this on our 15 year wedding anniversary. We want our money back for no services rendered.
star-5
Best way to see the Louvre
Raj_P
, Jun 2022
Best way to see the Louvre is to have a guided tour. No other way to see the best parts in half a day. Our guide (forgot her name but was Ukrainian) was awesome and did a fantastic job in keeping the group together and covering all the best highlights of this incredibly big museum. Our kids also loved the guide and how she explained everything.
star-5
Guide was excellent. She gave us lots of things to research. She is very memorable I wished she taped her lecture or guI
Roxanna_L
, Jun 2022
The three ladies. The sculptors. The paintings of napoleon. The crowns. The care that everyone takes of such a beautiful museum is amazing
star-2
No likely to recommend
rosannemaitland
, Jun 2022
Tour started late. We waited for people that never arrived. If people cannot be on time then they should not hold up tours for tigers that are there on time. There was also too many of us for the tour operator to keep track. It was not a small group that your ad suggests.
star-1
Stinky operation
Elissa_S
, Jun 2022
Visitor is an incompetent operation that cannot handle emergency situations. I would never use them again
star-5
Carolina was the Best!
Sandra_B
, Jun 2022
Carolina was the best tour guide! She was quite knowledgeable of all of the main exhibits in the Louvre and made this learning experience enthralling. 10/10!
star-3
Does semi-private =25?
Terry_J
, Jun 2022
Very knowledgeable guide but way too long and detailed for kids like my 10 year old grandson. Very disappointed in size of group. To me semi private means 10-12 max
star-3
Unable to attend
alisonmcna
, Jun 2022
Unfortunately our flight from us the day prior to our tour got cancelled by American Airlines and we did not arrive in time for the tour. I contacted viator to explain but they sent a response saying no refund. This is very disappointing as the problem was the airlines, not mine.
star-5
Well worth the time
FloraJayne_S
, Jun 2022
This was my second trip to the Louvre, if I’m in Paris again I’ll go again. Always more to see. I saw areas that I didn’t see last time.
star-5
Great way to see the highlights
James_W
, Jun 2022
The tour was excellent! Our guide Anna was able to navigate the crowds and give us history of the most important pieces in the museum. Meeting beforehand was a breeze and stress-free.
star-4
My only criticism is that at times the guide went too fast and we lost him
Michele_W
, Jun 2022
The guide was extremely knowledgeable-, the museum is wonderful! It was a 3 hour tour and a bit long- lots of going up and down stairs.
star-4
Good but needs work
Georgiana_M
, Jun 2022
While the tour guide was very good she was also very new and she was unable to answer a lot of questions people asked her. I’m sure she will pick up a lot of details as she works along, but that was a little disappointing.

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