Skip-the-line Guided Tour of the Louvre Museum

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Your priority access ticket will allow you to follow your guide straight into the world's largest museum. No need to stand in line! This guided tour offers the perfect opportunity to learn about the museum's huge collection and its greatest works of art, such as the Mona Lisa, the Venus de Milo, and the Coronation of Napoleon.

Before it became a museum in 1793, the Louvre had long been one of the principle palaces of the Kings of France. Located right in the heart of Paris, the Louvre's galleries stretch for 786,000 square feet. It is home to the world's largest collection of art works, spanning more than 7,000 years from ancient civilizations to the 19th Century. The museum's collections are split into eight different departments: Egyptian antiquities, Greek, Etruscan & Roman antiquities, Near Eastern antiquities, Islamic art, Paintings, Sculptures, Decorative Arts, and Prints & Drawings.

Spend time discovering these collections with your guide, who will show you some of the museum's most famous works and tell you about the stories that lie behind them. Marvel at the Mona Lisa, painted by Leonardo da Vinci in 1506, one of the most famous female portraits in the world; the Venus de Milo, a celebrated Greek sculpture dating from 100 BC depicting the goddess Aphrodite; or the giant 33-foot-long painting of the Coronation of Napoleon, painted in 1807 by Jacques-Louis David to commemorate the crowning of Napoleon Bonaparte in Notre Dame Cathedral.

After your tour, why not take advantage of your ticket and stay longer in the museum to eat or enjoy shopping for souvenirs such as posters, books, etc.

    Please note :

    • The Louvre Museum closes at 6 p.m., or at 10 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday
    • Large bags, strollers and umbrellas must be left in the museum cloakroom
    • This is a walking tour and is not suitable for those with reduced mobility
    • Elevators are not available during the tour
    • The skip-the-line access is subject to the Louvre museum procedures: The Vigipirate plan, the security control or an unforeseen crowd can slow down the entrance

    The price includes:

    • Services of a tour guide
    • Priority entrance ticket to the Louvre Museum allowing you to skip the line 
    • Access to temporary exhibitions

    The price does not include:

    • Transfers to and from your accommodation

    Further information on your confirmation voucher:

     You will receive your confirmation and your tour voucher in 2 separate emails. Please print your tour voucher and present it to the PARISCityVISION office on the day of your departure.

    Copyright: Cour Marly, département des sculptures © 2003 Musée du Louvre  Erich Lessing ; Sphinx royal, département des Antiquités Egyptiennes © Musée du Louvre, dist. RMN  Christian Décamps

    • Duration 2:30 hour(s)
    • Tour language
    • Highlights
    • Enjoy a two-and-a-half hour guided tour with one of our guides
    • Priority access allowing you to skip the line for every room in the Louvre, including temporary exhibitions
    • Focus on three world famous works: the Venus de Milo, Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, and the Coronation of Napoleon
    • Free time to explore the Louvre after your tour

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    Address : PARISCityVISION Agency
    2 rue des Pyramides 75001 Paris
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    Metro: Tuileries , Pyramides


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    • Customer reviews
    Number of reviews : 56
    Average rating : 4.8 /5
    Thoroughly enjoyed
    Pedro was an excellent guide for my first time in the Louvre.
    Absolutely do this tour!!! The Louvre was overwhelming but Aurelle, the guide, was amazing!!! Well worth it!!!
    Tour was great. Our guide Christian was informative yet funny enough to keep two teens and an eleven year old engaged. A word of warning, while waiting for the bus if you are tempted to walk across the street to look in the JardinTuileries DO NOT give money to or sign the petition for the women with clipboards that will come up and ask you if you speak English and to “sign for the babies”. While one of them keeps you busy the others are picking your pockets and emptying your backpack. Be as rude as you can...but don’t let them near you! That aside the Louvre was great!
    Excellent tour guide!!
    Roberto helped us navigate a busy Louve and showed us a number of paintings with incredible descriptions of the back story. Thank you
    It was handled well.