From the Louvre to the Tuileries gardens
Experience a wide covering private tour of the Louvre Museum to understand its history from the 12th century medieval fortress to the birth of a museum, without waiting in line.
Understand the symbolics of art and beauty, contained in the museum from Greece antiques sculptures of « Vénus de Milo"- "Victoire de Samothrace"- through the Italian painting school of the Renaissance, Boticcelli- Mantegna, Bellini, Léonard de Vinci- "La Joconde"- - and masterpiece of Veronese "Wedding at Cana", up to the French school of the 18th and Realism of the 19th century, "Coronation of Napoléon" and Géricault-"Raft of the Medusa" up to Delacroix- "Liberty guiding the people" - Michel Ange- "Slaves" »…
The tour in the museum can be followed by a walk in the Tuileries Gardens, to enjoy the most magical view of Paris enlightened by the admirable fountains and 17th century marble statues .
The itinerary of this tour, starts usually in front of the Museum, and follows a trace from the antique collections of Egypt and Greece in the Sully department of the Museum up to the Denon rooms.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I can meet you at the entrance of the Louvre in front of the Pyramide for priority access.
End location: The end of the tour can be determined after the final booking, and provided the distance fits within the 3 hours duration.
Duration: 3 hours
This duration is based on a meeting in front of the Louvre,
but If you prefer to be picked up at your hotel or any other place of your convenience, I can provide you with a car with driver for an extra cost.
Please enquire me in advance if it is required.
Transport for this tour from the hotel to the Museum can be done by bus or subway. I can provide you tickets, from 1,40euros to 2euros/person.
On request of the customer a comfortable air conditioned car with driver can be provided at an extra cost. Please contact me if you would like a private vehicle.
The price of this tour only covers the guided tour of 2h30mn
Estimated Local Cash Needed
15 Euros - Louvre entrance tickets- 15 euros per person, free for minors under 18,
Drinks if necessary
Admission fees for the Louvre, 15euros per person
Public transportation fees, drinks and food. The cloak room is free of charge.
Free admission for minors under 18 and students under 26.
I can pick you up at your hotel and take you up to the Louvre by metro or by bus, the price of public transports tickets ranging from 1,40euros to 2 euros per person.
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Patricia is lovely and we enjoyed our tour of the Egyptian section. She provided many insights into various objects that we would have been unable to obtain had we done this section on our own. As an added bonus she spent time with us viewing some of David's paintings. It was a perfect morning!