Skip-the-Line: Louvre Museum and Musée d'Orsay Tour

Tours & Sightseeing in France

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Spend no time queuing so you have more time to admire some of history's most famous artworks on this small-group tour of the Louvre and Musée d’Orsay in Paris. Enjoy skip-the-line entry and guided tours of these two incredible museums to learn about their masterpieces. View the ‘Mona Lisa’ and 'Venus de Milo’ at the Louvre and thousands of 19th-century pieces by Van Gogh, Monet, Renoir, Rodin and more at the Musée d’Orsay. Your expert guide will take you on a journey through the history of art, from the antiquities of ancient Greece to the groundbreaking art of French Impressionists and post-Impressionists.Numbers are limited to 5 on this small-group museum tour, ensuring you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide.
Meet your guide at the Louvre Pyramid in the morning for your small-group tour of the Louvre and the Musée d'Orsay, two world-renowned museums that are home to Paris’ most prized artworks. You’ll follow a chronological path of art history today, starting with ancient Greek mythology and the Golden Era of gods and heroes at the Louvre, all the way through to the colorful and vibrant styles of the French Impressionist art movement at the Musée d’Orsay. With your skip-the-line ticket, bypass the long entry lines and start your 2-hour guided tour of the Louvre. Tackling this massive museum on your own can be overwhelming, but your guide will lead you on a comprehensive path to help you grasp the Louvre's impressive and extensive collection of art and artifacts. See works by masters Raphael and Delacroix, and stand in awe of the Louvre’s most celebrated pieces including the enigmatic Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo and The Raft of the Medusa. After a break and 10-minute walk across the Seine head over to the Musée d’Orsay. This museum is located in a beautiful Beaux Arts building that was formerly used as the Gare d'Orsay railway station, and is now home to more than 4,000 19th-century artworks by masters including Van Gogh, Monet and Rodin. Skip the entrance lines for a 2-hour guided tour of the Orsay’s highlights. Discover the artists that paved the way for the French Impressionist art movement, such as Manet, Renoir, Cézanne, and Gauguin, and learn the secrets behind their techniques. Your guide will share facts and stories to help you better understand the significance of the many celebrated Impressionist and post-Impressionist pieces here. At the end of your guided tour, you’re free to continue exploring the Musée d’Orsay on your own.

What’s included

  • SKIP-THE-LINE SEMI-PRIVATE COMBO MUSEUM TOUR
  • "SEMI-PRIVATE" MEANS GROUP SIZE IS NEVER MORE THAN 6 GUESTS MAXIMUM
  • PROFESSIONAL TOUR GUIDE EXCLUSIVELY FOR YOU
  • TOUR INCLUDES ALL ENTRANCE FEES  
  • DURATION 5 - 5.5 HOURS INCLUDING A BREAK

What’s not included

  • Tour Price Does NOT Include Hotel Pickup or Drop-Off (We Recommend UBER or Taxi)
  • Tour Does NOT Include Gratuities (OPTIONAL)
  • This tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Skip the line
  • Small group ensures personal service
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