Quintessential Louvre Small Group Tour


Break the typical tourist mold by joining our intimate small group tour during the Louvre weekly late opening with a passionate art expert by your side. In just 2 manageable hours we’ll show you more of the Louvre than most experience in an entire day.

You won’t wait in line, you’ll discover much more than just the clichés, and you’ll see a surprising side of art history that’s fun and accessible to all levels of interest. After the crowds are gone, learn the secrets behind Da Vinci, Delacroix, the ancient Greeks, the Italian Renaissance, and so much more amid a relaxed and unpretentious atmosphere.
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    Why you'll love this

  • Avoid large groups: just you and a maximum of 5 other people
  • See all the masterpieces in 2 hours, in the evening, when the Louvre is quieter
  • A passionate introduction to an enchanting palace and all its treasures
  • Dazzle people back home with your new-found knowledge of art

    What's included

  • Stress-free skip-the-line access and tickets into the museum
  • An ultra-small group to keep things comfortable and interactive
  • A reasonable duration of 2 hours so you’ll never get burnt out

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Your guide

Exploring the museums of Paris alone can be a daunting experience, but our expert art history guides are on hand to make your visit a breeze – to introduce you to some of the most highly acclaimed works of art in the world, to take you deep into their history, but also to take you away from the tourist track. Our museums tours are lead solely by accredited guides with an abundance of knowledge, who give you the chance to explore some of the most breathtaking exhibitions in the world with a private, personable and approachable guide.


5.0 / 5.0 - Based on 110 reviews
Last reviewed: July 08 2021
Why book with us
  • Flexible cancellation policy
  • Easy & secure booking experience
  • Real-time assistance with a local team
  • VIP skip the line access

  • Duration 02h00

  • Group Tour

  • Group Size
    6 max

  • Refund up to 48 hours

  • 110 reviews
€109.00 per person
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The itinerary

You’ll begin in the Denon Wing of the museum with a look at the collection of Italian sculpture which lines the grand hall. Highlights include Mercury Flying, Psyche Revived by the Kiss of Cupid, and the Dying Slave series by Michelangelo. The grand staircase at the end houses the Winged Victory of Samothrace, a testament to Greek civilization at the height of its power and a fitting introduction to the Italian Renaissance galleries—the artistic apex of another great culture.

The Italian painting rooms are expansive and without an expert guide at hand some important works might slip your attention. Obviously the Mona Lisa is on the list, but that’s not the only Leonardo da Vinci piece on show. The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne, Saint John the Baptist, and La Belle Ferronnière are just some of the stunning works you’ll see in a whole new light as your guide reveals hidden details and background stories that you’ve got to hear to believe.

Masterworks by Botticelli, Raphael, Caravaggio, and Veronese will also be examined closely, revealing their stories and secrets. You’ll finish in the impressive French grand format galleries. Masterpieces such as The Raft of Medusa by Géricault or Delacroix’s Liberty Guiding the People stand side by side with monumental works like the Coronation of Napoleon by Jacques-Louis David.

At this point your 2-hour art history lesson will be complete and you’ll be ready to explore the rest of the museum with your new tools of analysis at the ready!

This tour excludes entry to temporary exhibitions - Please contact us for private tours and specific requests.

Our skip-the-line tickets give priority access to the museum, however, please note that due to the Vigipirate Plan (increased security measures), there may be a waiting period at the security checkpoint at the entrance to the museum.

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