Skip the Line: Louvre Museum Guided Tour including Venus de Milo and Mona Lisa
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)
Take a small group or a private (depending on the option you choose) walking tour of the Louvre Museum in Paris and jump the queue by booking ahead. This skip the line tour helps you explore the collection of paintings, sculpture, and architecture with an expert local guide. Numbers are limited to a maximum of 25 people on this small group walking tour, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your guide. Upgrade your ticket for a private tour exclusive to just your group. This tour was specifically designed to highlight the most famous works of the Louvre Museum. Entering the Louvre through the original Medieval structure from the 12th century, join your guide on a journey from one breathtaking gallery to the next as you travel through time visiting works from 450 BCE through to the 1800s.
24-hour room service
WiFi in public area
Newspaper in lobby
Il treno partiva alle ore 08:30 dalla stazione di Campo Di Marte, a Firenze. Appena la sera prima avevo salutato mio fratello e finito di sistemare lo zaino da 65L per l'avventura che mi stava aspettando. Ero "pronto". La notte era passata velocemente... come se non avessi dormito. Io, ed i miei genitori, arriviamo in stazione alle 8 puntuali, attraversando Firenze in uno dei pochi (e violenti) temporali estivi.
Itinerary This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Louvre Museum, 99 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris France
Your 3-hour 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. 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 Skip the Line: Louvre Museum Walking Tour includes but is not limited to: • Sully Wing • Roman Sculpture Hall • Venus de Milo • Frieze of the Parthenon • Etruscan Artifacts • Winged Victory of Samothrace • The Apollo Gallery (crowns of Louis XV and Napoleon) • Italian Renaissance Wing (DaVinci’s Madonna on the Rocks and Mona Lisa) • French Wing (David’s Coronation of Napoleon; Delacroix’s Victory Leading the People) • Michelangelo’s Slaves • Canova’s Psyche and Cupid
Duration: 3 hours
An Art Historian English Guide
Guaranteed to skip the long lines
Semi Private or Private Tour (if option selected)
Entry/Admission - Louvre Museum
Guaranteed to skip the lines
Hotel pickup and drop-off
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.
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel, Arc de triomphe du Carrousel, 75001 Paris, France
TripAdvisor's Customer Reviews
Tina was wonderful! She was very funny and knowledgeable and friendly. We
Really enjoyed our tour! And learn lots!
This is our 2nd time doing this tour. We missed the 1st one 2 years ago and did the tour ourselves which was so useless because everything was in french and audio was so confusing. We decided to sign up again this time. We loved Violet ( tour guide). She answered our questions, She knows the history very well. I liked how she went into details of the paintings and sculptures. She organized the presentation from how the museum started. We were well informed on the highlights of the museum from Venus de Milo to Monalisa ( Monna Lisa). She kept my 7 year old son engaged with some tasking which turned out to be more fun and not boring to him. 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻. I would recommend Violet to my friends.
Our tour guide Manuel was an absolute delight! He was hilarious while also being incredibly insightful and knowledgeable. I greatly appreciate the opportunity to have him show up the "highlights" of the Louvre as it would have been overwhelming to try on our own, and would have missed some of the history and pieces. Highly recommend!
Daniel was an entertaining and knowledgeable guide. The time went by too fast. His stories behind the art were fascinating. We’d highly recommend him and the tour.
Alex was an absolutely fantastic tour guide. We had a wonderful time. It was extremely informative and very interesting. I would definitely recommend having a guide to take you around the Louvre as it’s so large
Alex our guide was outstanding! He was very knowledgeable and informed. He brought a real sense of humor to the tour and was very personable. We really enjoyed the experience and would highly recommend to anyone who has an interest in art and would like a tour guide who keeps it relevant for everyone whatever their level of knowledge.
Christina gave a great knowledable tour which kept us all in aww.. she spoke clearly and intelligently we chose Viator because of the ppl they employ . We have used them in other countries
We had Julian as our guide and he was very engaging. He had a lot of great information, which made the experience very worthwhile. The Louve is massive and the lines were long, so this tour was so helpful, as it took minimal time to get in and Julian helped navigate where to go and what to see. Would highly recommend this tour.
Our guide person was very knowledgeable and friendly, sorry I forgot his name, the tour lasted 3 hours and got to see the main stars of the museum and more, when you are short in time is worthy to have a guide, totally recommend it!
Felix, the tour guide was knowledgeable, personable, and led the group well. This tour was by far the best we had while in Paris. He provided us with a good understanding of the background of various key pieces in the museum. Further, when asked about other lesser-known pieces, Felix was quick with knowledgeable answers.