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Skip-the-Line Louvre With Outdoor Walking Tour

Explore the monuments and beauty surrounding the Louvre
  • When 10:30 AM daily except Tuesdays
  • Duration 4 hours (45 minutes guided)
  • Meeting Point The statue of Louis XIV on horseback in front of the Louvre Pyramid

€39 per adult

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€39 per adult

€39 per adult

  • 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

  • Learn about the fascinating landmarks surrounding the Louvre.
  • Stroll by the Tuileries Gardens and admire the flowers, statuary and ponds.
  • Explore the backyard of the Louvre, the beautiful Cour Carrée.
  • Pass under the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel just as royals before you have.
  • Enjoy the Axe Historique, a walk through time marked by famous sites.
  • "Touch" the top of the Louvre Pyramid — in a classic photo.
  • Snap a pic of the statue of Louis XIV, who lived at the Louvre before Versailles.

Itinerary

  • Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel

    A sculptured arch dominating the Place du Carrousel

  • Tuileries Garden

    The floral backyard of the Tuileries Palace

  • Axe Historique

    Along the Champs Élysées and beyond

  • Cour Napoleon

    The courtyard within the wings of the Louvre

  • The Louvre Pyramid

    An art piece crowning the world’s largest art museum

  • The Louvre

    With skip-the-line admission to explore on your own

Plan your trip

Tour ending point

Our mini walking tour ends outside the Louvre where you can continue inside for your self-guided visit to see the artwork.

Louvre tickets

Your skip-the-line ticket to the Louvre is included with this tour.

Refund policy

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

Meeting point

Where to meet your guide
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.

FAQs

How much walking is there?

There’s about 1 mile of walking. If mobility is an issue, please arrange for a private tour.

Is this tour included with a pass?

Yes! If you have a pass, enjoy this tour for free by selecting your pass and following the instructions on our Paris passes page. Your guide will confirm your pass at check-in.

What is the refund policy?

We understand plans change. You can always change your tour 24 hours or more before you tour. We offer a 100% refund 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 expected 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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