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  1. France
  2. Ile-de-France
  3. Paris
  4. Louvre Museum

Ultimate Louvre: Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

Product ID: 175122
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About this tour
Duration 2 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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The Original experience

Highlights
  • Say “au revoir” to long lines with skip-the-line entry
  • Hear in-depth stories behind the art from your guide
  • See the “Venus de Milo,” the “Mona Lisa,” and more
  • Revisit collections or explore on your own after the tour ends
Full description
Head in faster and see art from an expert’s perspective. Over 2 hours, skip the crowds and follow a smart route through the Louvre with your guide. 

Get up close to the Venus de Milo, the sculpture that inspired so many artists. Your guide will take you to see The Winged Victory of Samothrace, the famous Hellenistic statue carved in the form of Nike, the Greek goddess of victory.

Your guide will take you to see all the big stuff, as well as underrated gems visitors often miss. In the basement of the Louvre Palace see the foundations of the castle that once stood on the site and learn the history behind it all.

Finally, move on to take your place in the line for the “Mona Lisa,” where your guide will explain the history behind the painting. Afterward, feel free to wait in line to see the painting up close and take photos or explore the museum on your own for as long as you like.
Includes
  • Entrance ticket
  • Skip-the-line entry into the museum
  • 2-hour guided tour in English or German
  • 10% off with your voucher at the souvenir shop meeting point
What’s Not Included
  • Transportation to and from the Louvre Museum
  • Tips

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

• 162 Rue de Rivoli, 75001, Paris, at the souvenir shop to the left of the foreign exchange counter. It’s the second souvenir shop after the corner. • To get there, take Métro Line 1 or 7 to Palais Royal Musée du Louvre. Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour starts. • Look for a guide wearing GetYourGuide attire and holding a red GetYourGuide flag

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Important information
Know before you go
• The Louvre is closed on Tuesdays
• The "Mona Lisa" painting has been temporarily moved until the October 23 while renovation work takes place. As a consequence, waiting times can be between 40 minutes and 1.5 hours
• Over summer's high season, high volumes of visitors come to the Louvre making it busier than usual
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.7 / 5
based on 1059 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.8/5
Organization
4.6/5
Value for money
4.4/5
Safety
4.8/5

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Product ID: 175122