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Explore the world’s most famous museum, the Louvre, with this small-group Skip the Line tour. This tour will help you get an in-depth experience in just 3 hours. You will also be able to communicate better with and receive personalized attention from the expert guide.
Your tour begins with some of the Louvre’s highlights, the graceful Venus de Milo and the celebrated Winged Victory of Samothrace. Continue on to the Apollo Gallery, which houses the ornate royal crowns of Napoleon and King Louis XV and be riveted by the valiant tales of these inimitable leaders.
Marvel at love set in stone in Canova’s Psyche and Cupid and see Delacroix’s famous painting depicting the French struggle for freedom, Liberty Leading the People.
Michelangelo’s works await you in the Italian sculpture hall and you will discover what makes Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa the most enigmatic portrait of all time.
The small group size will give you the opportunity to view the hidden treasures, often overlooked by large groups. Visit other famous da Vinci’s works, including Raphael and the incredible Raft of Medusa, the story behind which will stay with you long after you have left the museum.
About the Supplier: City Wonders are leaders in tours and experiences in Europe. Their tours are insightful and entertaining with expert guides taking you around the city’s known as well as offbeat attractions. They believe in having a small group size to provide intimate experiences in all major cities in Europe.
Daily except TuesdayDuration
About 3 hoursStart time
Meet your guide at the Arc du Carrousel.
Arriving by metro: Take metro lines 1 or 7 and get off at the metro stop Palais Royal Musee du Louvre. Take the exit marked rue de Rivoli. Cross the rue de Rivoli into the Louvre courtyard and you will see the arch.
Arriving by taxi: Ask to be dropped off at the Arc du Carrousel du Louvre. Your taxi should be able to stop just in front.
Arriving by foot: Walk into the centre of the Louvre courtyard where the glass pyramid is. With your back to the pyramid, you will see the arch in the gardens in front of the Louvre.
GPS Coordinates: 2°20'2"E, 48°51'41"N
It will help if you consult a map before leaving for the meeting point.
Inside the Louvre Museum
Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)
So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 15 minutes early.
Tour coordinators will be wearing blue polo shirts or jackets at the meeting point for easy recognition.
Small group of four. Excellent guide, Ruta, who kept us very well informed. Three hours just the right amount of time for a taster of Louvre, and information from guide helped...Andrew Gillie, United Kingdom
We did the morning skip the line semi private tour and we were very luck to be the only 2 in the group. Our guide Tina was informative, courteous and exceptionally...Michelle Harvey, United Kingdom
very good tour...Michael P Pozdnikov, United States
All worked very smoothly.
Small group of 4. Excellent guide in Ruta. Highly enjoyable three hour trip round Louvre.
Alex was awesome! He is a dedicated guide, smart and let us took our time. His knowledge of the facts gave us an experience of the Louvre in the best way possible. Thank you Alex.