The Musee du Louvre is the biggest and probably the most famous museum worldwide. The building itsfelf is a masterpiece that deserve to be discovered and its art collection is simply amazing, not just because of the number of works of art on display but also for their quality. Walking in the Louvre is like browsing an art history book.
Visiting the Louvre truly is a unique experience, a journey into art and history but unfortunately, if you do not know how to “handle” the museum, it can turn into a nightmare. Where to go and what to see? Why certain masterpieces are more famous and important than others? Which are the best points of views to admire them and take good pictures? How to make the most of the Louvre in just a few hours without getting bored or frustrated?
If you are looking for a fun, interesting and skip the line guided tour of the Louvre you are on right page. I will be happy to share my art history knowledge with you! I will tell you the history of all the highlights of the museum and their secrets, bringing you back to ancient times. You will walk through history and learn the evolution of European art from Greek time to 19th Century in an entertaining way. You will admire the palace, discovering the Medieval foundation, the Apollo gallery with the French crown Jewels and, if you have time, Napoleon’s III apartment.
You can chose between different options, according to your interests and the time you have, or you can ask me to create a personalized tour.
My guided Louvre tours are:
- Skip the line Louvre tour Express with an art historian: in 1h30min you will admire just the highlights: Venus de Milo, Winged Victory of Samothrace, Botticelli’s frescoes, Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, Napoleon coronation, The Raft of the Medusa, Liberty leading the people, Michelangelo’s slaves, Cupid and Psyche…
- Skip the line Classic Louvre tour with an art historian: 3 hours to discover all the most famous masterpieces (Venus de Milo, Winged Victory of Samothrace, Botticelli’s frescoes, Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, Napoleon coronation, The Raft of the Medusa, Liberty leading the people, Michelangelo’s slaves, Cupid and Psyche…) and many others. You will also have time to admire the building: the Medieval foundation, the Queen apartment decoration, the Apollo Gallery and the French crown jewels…
- Skip the line Personalized Louvre tour with an art historian: are you looking to explore a specific area of the museum? are you interested in a specific kind of art? Just contact me to create your bespoke tour.
Do you have a full day and love art or do you want to learn art history while in Paris? We can combine the Louvre tour with the Musee d’Orsay tour so you can have an Art history crash course in the heart of Paris.