Most people agree that a trip to Paris must include a stop at the Louvre Museum. Most people also agree that nearly 10 miles of hallways featuring over 35000 works of art make for a demanding visit, even for experienced museum-goers! Start your visit in the most relaxing way possible; savor a delicious French breakfast on a spectacular café terrace overlooking the courtyard and glass pyramid of the Louvre. Then join your expert local guide for a 1.5 hour guided tour, allowing you to stroll in past the long lines and access the masterpieces in an relaxed, entertaining, and memorable way.
Before your visit, begin your day in a relaxed and typically French way – enjoying breakfast on a café terrace. And this is no ordinary terrace, this magnificent and chic café sits directly inside the Cour Napoleon of the Louvre, offering you sublime views over the Iconic glass pyramid as the museum opens for the day. Savor typical French viennoiseries with fresh fruit salad, freshly squeezed orange juice with coffee or tea. Relax and enjoy the food and the views, before your local guide leads you past the famously long lines and directly into the museum for a 1.5 hour guided visit.
Let us take you on a whirlwind tour of the ‘Top 10’ must-see works of art in the Louvre, and more! You will of course see the mysterious Mona Lisa (and learn some of her secrets) as well as the exquisite Venus de Milo, the spectacular Winged Victory and many other of the most famous masterpieces in the world. Travel back in time and explore the Italian Renaissance, discover ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome, and the great French paintings of the 19th century. You may be surprised to discover that the Louvre was a royal palace before it became a museum, and you will walk through the sumptuous corridors as Kings, Queens and Emperors once did.
This specially designed 1.5 hour tour will ensure that you cover all the must-see masterpieces in the Louvre, as well as showing you other fascinating artworks along the way. Our expert local guides will regale you with the stories behind the art and artists, helping you to understand what makes these iconic works so special. Join us for an exploration of this unrivaled collection of treasures, in one of the greatest museums in the world. After your tour, you may remain inside the museum to explore at your own pace. Your guide will be happy to provide you with directions and recommendations.