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Masterpieces of the Louvre: Private Skip-the-Line Tour

Masterpieces of the Louvre: Private Skip-the-Line Tour
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Maximize time in the Louvre with a private tour including skip-the-line access. Meet a private guide at the Louvre pyramid and learn about a range of artistic masterpieces in the museum including sculptures by Michelangelo and famous paintings like the Mona Lisa. Personalize the private tour according to your interests and see artwork spanning centuries.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English, Italian, Spanish
Highlights
  • Discover the Louvre with a private guide
  • Skip the hassle of waiting in line with premium access
  • Learn about the museum’s paintings and sculptures
  • Customize the experience according to individual interests
What to expect
  • Meet your private guide at the Louvre pyramid to begin your tour of the museum, which houses masterpieces from around the world, spanning centuries.  After entering the museum with skip-the-line privileges (entrance fee at your own expense), your guide shows the top pieces of art, including Venus de Milo, Mona Lisa, and Nike of Samothrace, as well as other works such as paintings by Delacroix, sculptures by Michelangelo, and The Coronation of Napoleon by Jacques-Louis David. In addition to artwork, you'll also have the chance to see valuable artifacts like the French crown jewels. At the end of your guided tour, you may stay at the museum as long as you wish to continue exploring independently.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English, Italian, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
  • Discover the Louvre with a private guide
  • Skip the hassle of waiting in line with premium access
  • Learn about the museum’s paintings and sculptures
  • Customize the experience according to individual interests
What to expect
  • Meet your private guide at the Louvre pyramid to begin your tour of the museum, which houses masterpieces from around the world, spanning centuries.  After entering the museum with skip-the-line privileges (entrance fee at your own expense), your guide shows the top pieces of art, including Venus de Milo, Mona Lisa, and Nike of Samothrace, as well as other works such as paintings by Delacroix, sculptures by Michelangelo, and The Coronation of Napoleon by Jacques-Louis David. In addition to artwork, you'll also have the chance to see valuable artifacts like the French crown jewels. At the end of your guided tour, you may stay at the museum as long as you wish to continue exploring independently.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 24380P225
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
  • Guided tour of the museum with a licensed tour guide
  • Private Tour - Only your travel party & your guide
  • Make on-the-spot changes to the tour
  • Local tips & recommendations
Exclusions
  • Entrance fees to the museum (17 Euro per person)
  • Entry/Admission - Louvre Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Louvre Museum
Duration
2h 30m
Departure details
  • Louvre Pyramid, 75001 Paris, France Outside the pyramid of the Louvre, near the equestrian statue of Louis XIV (sole statue in Louvre’s courtyard)
Additional information
  • Please inform us of the COMPLETE NAME and BIRTHDATE of EACH GUEST. Without this information, tickets for the Louvre cannot be purchased.
  • Please FILL IN THE CORRECT PHONE NUMBER. If you guide cannot contact you before the tour, they will have to CANCEL the tour.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • ATTENTION: Due to works in the museum, the Mona Lisa was moved and can only be showed at the end of the tour. Long lines are to be expected.
  • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Guided tour of the museum with a licensed tour guide
  • Private Tour - Only your travel party & your guide
  • Make on-the-spot changes to the tour
  • Local tips & recommendations
Exclusions
  • Entrance fees to the museum (17 Euro per person)
  • Entry/Admission - Louvre Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Louvre Museum
Departure details
  • Louvre Pyramid, 75001 Paris, France Outside the pyramid of the Louvre, near the equestrian statue of Louis XIV (sole statue in Louvre’s courtyard)
Duration
2h 30m
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Please inform us of the COMPLETE NAME and BIRTHDATE of EACH GUEST. Without this information, tickets for the Louvre cannot be purchased.
  • Please FILL IN THE CORRECT PHONE NUMBER. If you guide cannot contact you before the tour, they will have to CANCEL the tour.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • ATTENTION: Due to works in the museum, the Mona Lisa was moved and can only be showed at the end of the tour. Long lines are to be expected.
  • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
What you can expect during your visit
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Louvre Pyramid
    75001 Paris, France
    Outside the pyramid of the Louvre, near the equestrian statue of Louis XIV (sole statue in Louvre’s courtyard)
    See address & details
  • 1
    Louvre Museum
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 2
    Louvre Museum
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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Serge S
1 contribution
Great time at the Louvre
Sep 2021 • Couples
Julien was absolutely wonderful. We had a fantastic time and highly recommend him as a guide. He was knowledgeable and was able to present information in an engaging manner.
Written September 9, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

marybZ8146SK
Greenville, AL149 contributions
Live in leads than 3 hr
Tour guide was Nancy with City Wonders She was kind funny and well informed She just got her French citizenship so she is an expat living the good life in France The wearing of the mask in side climbing stairs made me claustrophobic so I struggled through the tour I am old but fit she took us from BC to Ad showing the best of the best with loads of backstories
Job well done
Written August 1, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

amy w
2 contributions
Lovely Louvre Tour
Jul 2021 • Family
Lucien was knowledgeable and brought the Louvre and it’s art alive. His passion was contagious. It was a great 2.5 hour tour.
Written July 26, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Jane B
West Linn, OR31 contributions
Best intro to the Louvre
I am so glad we did this tour. Our guide is an expert on the masterpieces of the Louvre. I’m a newbie at art appreciation and had plenty of questions while my husband is intermediate. Our guide, Z, was able to give us understandable and detailed answers and I learned a lot. There are many surprises which I never would have noticed on my own. I recommend you make sure you include Z in your discovery of the Louvre.
Written July 23, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Kristin W
1 contribution
Simply Amazing Tour with Adam
Jul 2021
Our tour of the Louvre with Adam was incredible, and the best part of our Paris visit. Adam comes to Paris via Canada, and he switches back and forth between languages effortlessly. He's also got a PhD in science and research, but loves art, and has this amazing way of connecting the two. When our tour with him ended, he was headed over to the university to teach a class. Make sure he shows you which painting hanging in the Louvre that he helped restore!
His tour isn't just "here's the Mona Lisa" - it's WHY it's the most famous painting in the world (trust me, the story is AMAZING) and the scandal behind the painting itself.
His tour includes all the art you know is in there, plus ones you never knew existed and why they are important; where it came from and how it came to be in the Louvre (it's now how you think!); the mishaps that led to amazing sculpture discoveries (hello, you wayward goat) and the little bits of knowledge that make you just *thatmuch* smarter about art when you leave.
He is incredibly smart, oh so funny, gave us little quizzes (which wing on Winged Victory is the original?) and taught us things to notice in particular pieces that we never would have without him. If it's your first visit, you'll feel like you've seen and learned all the best things, and you'll just want more. And if you've been there before, trust me, you want him to join you on your next visit anyway. I've been to the Louvre many times, and I learned more on this tour than all the previous visits combined.
I cannot recommend him enough. Just really truly fantastic in every way.
One last thing: ask him about his cat Elliot. That's a good story too.
Written July 23, 2021
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Elizabeth S
United States17 contributions
Fun time at the Louvre
Jun 2021
We had a great time learning about art and history with Fernanda at the Louvre! She's extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic about her work.
Written July 9, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

TRACI H
3 contributions
Evening Tour at Louvre
Mar 2020 • Family
Emmanuel was an excellent guide through the Louvre. My daughter has a degree in art and studied abroad in Florence. She said Emanuelle was very good! We loved it!
Written March 20, 2020
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Brad
Thiensville, WI1 contribution
Tour with Locals
Enthusiastic, knowledgeable, conscientious, inspiring. The tour was
full of surprises and wonderful twists. She made it so very
interesting and we could tell she was very adaptable to whomever she
accompanies. I strong recommend. Darling and wonderful. We loved
Written March 19, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Patrik L
1 contribution
Great experience in Paris, especially if you're short on time!
Feb 2020
All practicalities was very smooth - meetup was easy, he had arranged tickets etc so from getting to the Louvre to getting inside didn't take many minutes. While inside, Julien was extremely knowledgeable and I don't know if there's anything at all Julien does not know about the louvre. He told us all about the building and it's history, history of the sculptures and paintings, how they got to the louvre, stories about its meanings as well as stories about the artists/sculptors. All the facts he could tell about everything really made the tour worth it. It would've taken us a lot longer to experience all that if we had been there on our own. Thank you Julien!
Written March 13, 2020
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Michelle M
California16 contributions
A great way to see the Louvre!
Feb 2020
This was definitely a highlight of our trip! We didn't have much time to go through the Louvre so we wanted to make it the best possible time and Emmanuelle was fantastic. She pointed out details we would have never noticed. We wished we had more time with her! Absolutely worth it.
Written February 26, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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