Paris’s Louvre Museum is no less than the world’s biggest museum, visited by 10.5 million in 2018 alone. Learn the secrets of three of its biggest crowd-pleasers, including the mysterious Mona Lisa, on your two-and-a-half-hour guided tour. You’ll waste no time waiting in line and head straight to the Mona Lisa where your knowledgeable guide will regale you with fascinating tales and tidbits about the lady with the unavoidable gaze and the wry smile, before whisking you off to discover two more unmissable masterpieces. Then you’re free to wander around the museum on your own, coming face to face with works by great masters and discovering new personal favorites by lesser-known artists.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Louvre Museum, Paris, Ile-de-FranceWant an in-depth description of the Louvre’s most famous pieces? Don’t want to wait in line? Like time to visit on your own? This is the tour for you! Start your tour in the center of Paris where your guide awaits, eager to impart their extensive art history knowledge. Take a short stroll past the museum’s back garden (the Tuileries Gardens to give it its official name) and, as you approach the Louvre, start to truly appreciate the grandeur of this former palace. Gasp at the long lines and then remember that your ticket lets you sail right past them, right into the heart of the galleries. Learn everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Da Vinci and his illustrious Mona Lisa (impress your friends!) Then turn your attention to the 18-foot tall Victory of Samothrace, one of the world’s most renowned sculptures. Soccer fans, did you know that it’s believed to have been an inspiration for the Jules Rimet trophy? Now you’re on a cultural roll, and can’t wait to hear about the Venus de Milo, your second armless sculpture of the day (promise, your guide’s insights will be much more highbrow!) With your appetite truly whetted, bid your guide farewell then you’re free investigate the rest of the museum, head to the gift shop or grab a bench and watch the world go by! - Enjoy skip-the-line priority entry to the museum - Receive a guided tour of the Louvre’s three most famous artworks - Take the direct route to the Mona Lisa - Benefit from your qualified tour guide’s expert knowledge - Stay on to explore the museum once your tour has finishedDuration: 2 hours