Louvre Museum Skip-the-Line Small-Group Tour in Paris

Tours & Sightseeing in Paris

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Explore one of the world’s finest museums on this 1.5-hour skip-the-line Louvre Museum tour. Admire famous works such as the ‘Venus de Milo,’ the ‘Winged Victory of Samothrace,’ Géricault’s ‘The Raft of Medusa’ and da Vinci’s masterpiece, the ‘Mona Lisa.’ Demand is high for entry to the Louvre and entrance queues are often long. Enjoy skip-the-line access and head straight to the galleries’ most impressive treasures, then listen to your guide's insightful commentary about the ancient artworks. Your tour size is limited to twelve to ensure a more personalized experience.
Meet your guide near the entrance to Paris’ famous Louvre Museum in the morning and enjoy skip-the-line access to beat the queues and head straight inside. Widely considered as one of the finest museums in the world, the Louvre is a treasure trove holding some of civilization’s most significant pieces of art. With a collection stretching from Ancient Egypt to the Italian Renaissance and beyond, the museum would take weeks to cover in its entirety. Follow your guide to the galleries’ top highlights and gain insight into the stories they tell. Admire Antonio Canova’s Psyche Revived by Cupid's Kiss, a Neoclassical masterpiece commissioned in the 18th century. Listen as your guide shines a light on the mythological back story behind these two star-crossed lovers and marvel at the intricacy of their sculpted form. Behold the Venus di Milo, the world-famous depiction of Aphrodite — the goddess of love and beauty — considered by many to be the finest example of ancient Greek sculpture in existence today. Discover other highlights such as the Winged Victory of Samothrace and Géricault’s 19th-century oil painting, The Raft of Medusa, and hear the stories and folklore behind these fascinating sculptures and paintings.Head through the Louvre’s hallowed hallways and stand before Leonardo da Vinci’s priceless masterpiece, the Mona Lisa. Listen as your guide brings the painting’s mysterious subject to life and talks of the various theories behind her identity.After 1.5 hours exploring the museum's galleries and hallways, your tour comes to an end. Stay a while longer and explore further at your leisure, or head off to enjoy the rest of your day in Paris.

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Admission to the Louvre Museum
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Skip the line
  • Small group ensures personal service