Semi-private ( 6 persons max) 2.5 hours tour of the Louvre museum. Skip the long lines and immerge yourself in 4,000 years of History. Discover the secrets of Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo and Gallery of Appolo. Explore the world's greatest collection with a small group. Enjoy and feel free to ask all questions to your Private Local Guide. Avoid the crowd during this evening tour.
Start your tour discovering the rich history of the Louvre palace, home of Kings of France for centuries and see how they have inscribed their name in the rock. Be ready to jump into the medieval moat hidden in the deepest level of the museum and learn about the Dungeon of the Louvre.
Next, as we explore the Greek section, discover how beauty has lead artists to perfection for milleniums admiring at the Venus de Milo or the Winged Victory of Samothrace. Continue through the mesmerizing Gallery of Apollo designed to impress aristocrats from all over the world and inspiration to the famous Palace of Versailles.
As you follow your guide avoiding the crowd, we will introduce you Leonardo da Vinci, his life, his technique, his secrets. Only then you will meet face to face with Mona Lisa and understand what makes it the most famous painting in the world! Most people simply take a picture and go; be ready to have a true encounter with a 500-year old masterpiece!
Your professional local guide knows the Louvre like the back of his hand and will offer you different options to finish your semi- private tour of the Louvre museum: wether you want to wander through Napoleon III apartments, gaze at French master paintings of the 1800's like Liberty Leading the People or the scandalous Raft of Medusa or even travel all the way to the Ancient Egypt of Ramses II.