Twilight in the Louvre ( Very private! )

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Tour Number

Activity Level

368614


Categories

Adventure / Active, After Dark, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. It's possible to rent a stroller for free in the Louvre. This way youngest kids can sleep if needed...

Friendly: Yes.
As the Louvre is a classified building, elevators are rare and i need to check in advance to organize comfortably our way through it.
Please let me know in advance if you specifically need elevators.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (fluent), Spanish (advanced)

Enjoy a museum in a different atmosphere...


Night at the museum. . . sound special!
You call this moment "Twilight", we call it "between dogs and wolves". . .
With the night falling down, the light is changing, so are the statues.
You will be surprised by the feeling of being sometimes alone in a room and will appreciate a calm moment facing the masterpieces.

We will see differents rooms and many artworks.
will give keys to understand the reasons behind the legends.

Please note that content and orders are subjects to change according to you (your wishes !) and the Louvre (Not every rooms are open at the same time in the Louvre according to the day of the week).

If a room is close I will always show you another one with surprises.

Important !
Between april and october, the Louvre is crowded during the day. This mean it can be also frequented at night (but not as much as).

Itinerary

-a ROOM with no windows, which is the Louvre's oldest one,

-a European MAP explaining some keys reasons of Egyptian and Greek expansion and fall,

-the world's largest SPHINX outside Egypt (an Egyptian masterpiece a way to see perfection).

-the world famous VENUS OF MILO (Greek masterpiece, another perfection).

-WINGS OF VICTORY (a Greek masterpiece that inspired sports brand "Nike" its name and Rolls-Royce its symbol).

-a masterpiece by da VINCI that many people are missing (my favorite painting in the Louvre)

-MONA LISA (why is it a perfect portrait according to da Vinci, for both, eyes and mind ?)

-MEDUSA'S RAFT by Guericault (One of the largest French painting that can be read like an open book )

-SLAVES by Michelangelo (Two of the three Michelangelo's statues outside from Italy and another way to see perfection and sensuality )

-and finally, maybe a new way to see art's history, or with new eyes

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Meeting point is at the Statue of Louis the 14th on a horse by the side of the Louvre's great Pyramid which is outside (See the map in the photo gallery).

End location: As you wish !
I can leave you Inside the Louvre if you want to continue on your own.
I can show you the way out and leave you at the place of your choice (metro station, taxi station, restaurant, bus, etc.)

Duration: 1 hour 30 min.

Please take in note that the Louvre will Start closing at 09:30 pm.

Transportation

This will be a walking tour inside the Louvre Museum with some stairs.
We can meet there, you can easily reach the place by Métro (the métro station is called "Palais Royal-Musée du Louvre" on ligne 1 and 7), Bus (more thant 10 lines stop there), Taxi or event by walk (The Louvre museum is right in the center of Paris)

What’s Included

-My time to answer your questions before the tour

-My Louvre guided tour and help to make it comfortable for you

-Maps, Toilets and cloakroom's stop.

-Tip

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 euros - Skip the line louvre tickets are not included (17 euros per person)
Free admission with no ticket for: under-18s, under-26s living in the European Economic Area
Bring their I.D. in that case

Dinner in the Louvre area will cost about 35 euros

In the bookshop, English art's books starts at 15 euros.

What’s Extra

Louvre tickets are extra cost : 17 euros per person
it is very easy to buy it on your own directly on the Louvre museum's official website.
with me and tickets you will usually no queue, sometimes 5 or 10 minutes maximum.
Free admission with no ticket for: under-18s, under-26s living in the European Economic Area
Bring their I.D. in that case.
Important, if you are 7 or more people in your total group including kids you have to contact me before booking as you might have to book a special group tickets.

Dinner

Transportation in case we don't meet each other at the Louvre Museum.

And souvenirs...

Restrictions

I am a full licencied guide, i can guide in national museums, monuments and outside

I am not a professional driver
I can arrange a separate transportation with insurance, vehicle (usually a new Mercedes Viano van) and a kind and calm professional driver.

A Recent Review of this tour

he was informative, flexible and really a great guide. we definitely will be using him again on our next trip to paris.
Sarah Al-Ramadhan

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