Louvre Guided Tour With Small Group Option

Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo, and more, with your expert guide

$87 per adult €79 per adult £67 per adult C$118 per adult A$128 per adult

$79 per child

€72 per child

£61 per child

C$108 per child

A$117 per child

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$87 per adult

€79 per adult

£67 per adult

C$118 per adult

A$128 per adult

$79 per child €72 per child £61 per child C$108 per child A$117 per child

$87 per adult €79 per adult £67 per adult C$118 per adult A$128 per adult

$79 per child

€72 per child

£61 per child

C$108 per child

A$117 per child

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  • Local experts
    Personal stories and insider travel tips
  • Top-rated
    Thousands of reviews averaging 4.9 stars
  • Worry-free booking
    Flexible scheduling and refunds

Highlights

  • Discover the "must-see" masterpieces of the Louvre with your expert local guide.
  • Enter the Louvre faster with a reserved-access entrance your guide will show you.
  • Learn the stories behind ancient wonders such as the Great Sphinx, Venus de Milo, and Nike of Samothrace.
  • Explore the art of the Italian Renaissance and glimpse the world famous Mona Lisa.
  • See the finest works of French Romanticism like Delacroix's "Liberty Leading the People" and Géricault's "Raft of the Medusa."
  • Step back in time to the Louvre's past life as a palace and marvel at the crown jewels.
  • Upgrade to join our small group tour with a max of six guests for a more curated experience.
  • Upgrade to enjoy a narrated cruise on the beautiful Seine river.
  • Take our Paris shuttle for convenient transportation, included with your tour.

What you'll do

Join your knowledgeable guide on this captivating two-hour journey through the cultural treasures of the Louvre Museum. It starts at the iconic Louvre Pyramid, the symbol of modernity that leads to a fascinating world of art and history.

We offer two group sizes for this tour. ...

Join your knowledgeable guide on this captivating two-hour journey through the cultural treasures of the Louvre Museum. It starts at the iconic Louvre Pyramid, the symbol of modernity that leads to a fascinating world of art and history.

We offer two group sizes for this tour. You can join our regular tour of up to 20 people or opt for a more intimate experience with our small group Louvre tour. This smaller tour has a max of six guests so you get more time with your guide who can customize your visit based on the group’s interests.

Whichever you choose, you’ll be sure to see the enigmatic Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci. Uncover the mystery of her gaze as your guide shares the historical context and artistic brilliance that make this painting a timeless wonder.

Continue your exploration into the Renaissance to marvel at works by Michelangelo and other greats. Connect with the spirit of French Romanticism, an era of rebellion, love, and adventure.

You’ll continue through the Louvre’s many wonders as your guide shows you Greek antiquities like the Venus de Milo awaits. As a grand finale, the Galerie d’Apollon unveils the French Crown Jewels as you hear the fascinating stories of France’s royal heritage. This opulent gallery is a fitting conclusion to your tour and a must for photography and architecture lovers.

In just two hours, this curated tour covers much of the diverse tapestry of art and history housed within the Louvre, leaving you with a profound appreciation for the masterpieces that define our cultural legacy here in Paris.

Itinerary

  • Louvre Pyramid

    The architecturally stunning main entrance to the museum

  • Ancient Egypt

    Awe-inspiring artifacts, including the monumental Great Sphinx, tales of pharaohs, and more

  • Greek antiquities

    Where you’ll encounter the timeless elegance of the Venus de Milo and Nike of Samothrace

  • Italian Renaissance

    Including Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa

  • French Romanticism

    With vivid oil paintings depicting scenes of romance, nature, and more

  • Apollo Gallery

    Where splendor of the French Crown Jewels are a gateway to France’s royal heritage

  • Renaissance sculptures

    Featuring masterpieces such as Michelangelo’s world-renowned “Dying Slave”

Plan your trip

Upgrade

Add on a Seine river cruise, good for one year from your tour date.

Small Group Upgrade

Select this option at checkout for a more curated experience with no more than six guests. For this option, a minimum of two people are required with your booking.

Tour ending point

This tour ends inside the Louvre Museum where you are welcome to continue exploring on your own.

Refund policy

We offer a 100% refund up to 24 hours before the start time.

Meeting point

Our meeting point is the statue of Louis XIV on horseback in front of the Louvre Pyramid entrance. The nearest address is 10 Place du Carrousel. The closest Metro station is Palais Royal Musee du Louvre on Line 1 and 7. It’s about a five-minute walk to the meeting point from the Metro.

Your guide will be holding an orange sign that says “ExperienceFirst.”

For easier navigation, you can paste these coordinates into Google Maps: 48.861127,2.334871.

FAQs

How much walking is there?

This tour covers approximately 1 mile at a leisurely pace. If mobility is an issue, please arrange for a private tour.

How does the Seine cruise upgrade work?

Your guide will give you instructions on where to find the boat. Your ticket is good for a one-hour cruise along the Seine anytime within one year of the date of your tour. Make sure to arrive on time for your Eiffel Tower tour to receive your boat tickets — if you miss your tour, you won’t be able to pick up your cruise tickets.

What is the group size?

You can choose from two group sizes when you check out. The small group tour has no more than six guests, but for this option, you’ll need to have at least two people in your party when you book.

What is the rescheduling policy?

We understand plans change. We offer a 100% refund or the option to reschedule up to 24 hours prior to your tour start time. Within 24 hours of your tour, we would have incurred hard costs and therefore cannot allow rescheduling or cancellation without costs.

When should I get there?

Plan to show up 15 minutes early. The tour starts promptly, and you may not be able to catch up if you arrive late.

What if it rains?

Our tours run rain or shine. If there’s extreme weather and we have to cancel, you’ll get a full refund.

Are gratuities included?

Tips aren’t included but are always appreciated by our guides. If you think your guide did an outstanding job, a tip is a great way to show that.

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