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Guided tour inside the louvre
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Tourist taking photo to painting at Louvre
Guided tour of the Louvre
Reserved Access

Small Group Louvre Museum Masterpieces Guided Tour

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Unlock the Louvre's Secrets with our Small-Group VIP Tour with Reserved Access! Dive into the heart of the Louvre with our intimate small-group tour of 12 or fewer. Skip the lines, get up close to masterpieces like the Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo, and more, led by our expert English-speaking guide. Explore the Louvre's royal history in the Apollo Gallery and Napoleon Apartments.

  • Enjoy Reserved Access breezing you past the crowds.
  • An intimate group of 12 people or less plus our expert English-speaking guide will marvel you with stories behind the masterpieces.
  • Admire the Mona Lisa, the Venus de Milo, the Nike of Samothrace, plus Apollo Gallery and the Napoleon Apartments.

Tour Description

What's Included

  • Small Group Tour Limited to only 12 people or fewer
  • Reserved Access to the Louvre Museum
  • English-speaking expert guide
  • Audio headsets so you can always hear your guide
  • Entrance ticket (22€), and reservation fee (70€ per group) included. Entry at the Louvre is free for visitors from the EU aged 18 to 26 years old.
  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off
  • Gratuities

Don’t just see the Louvre Museum, really experience it with our Semi-Private Louvre Tours. We follow a carefully planned route to show you the very best of the Louvre collection, from big-name masterpieces like the Mona Lisa* to works by less famous artists that will steal your heart.

With an expert, English-speaking guide in groups of only 12 people or fewer, your tour will be intimate and your guide easy to interact with. As they lead you through the collection they’ll tell you the stories that bring the artworks to life. You’ll learn about the numerous theories regarding who da Vinci’s ‘Mona Lisa’ really was. At Gericault’s ‘Raft of Medusa’ you’ll hear about the newspaper story it was based on, which told of a crew stranded on a raft who eventually resorted to cannibalism. You’ll learn about the French Revolution as depicted by the great artists of France and even learn a little Flemish history along the way!

We’ve carefully designed our Louvre tour route to visit all the most important works of the Louvre Museum. We’ll see as the ‘Mona Lisa’, Canova’s ‘Psyche Revived by Cupid’s Kiss’, Delacroix’s ‘Liberty Leading the People’, ‘Venus di Milo’ and the stunning ‘Victory of Samothrace’. We’ll see less famous works along the way and visit some of France’s underappreciated geniuses. Of course, we’ll make time to explore the Louvre as a royal palace too, visiting the Napoleon apartments and seeing some of the collections stunning crowns and jewels.

With Reserved Access on all our Louvre tours, you won’t waste precious time waiting in line. Instead, we’ll make the best of every moment we have together, exploring the art, history and culture of France through the world’s most-visited museum. 

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With City Wonders it's not just facts, our passionate guides tell you the stories that bring the sights to life.

  • All of our guides are experts in their field
  • We only hire fluent English-speakers so nothing is ever lost in translation
  • We focus on the little details and anecdotes that make City Wonders so special

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