Private guided tour of the Louvre, Paris.

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Tour Number

Activity Level

556332


Categories

First Time Visitor, Hiking and Walking, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: No. I used to teach and I think there's no age to enjoy art! Kids are more than welcome

Friendly: No.
The Louvre is an old building so it's not so easy to find elevators. I'm here to help you with that. And I don't mind pushing the wheelchair if you need it at some point.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

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

The must see pieces of the Louvre in a 2-hour visit - Walking tour


The Louvre is an incredible museum, one of the largest collections in the word with masterpieces such as the Mona Lisa, the Venus of Milo, the Slaves by Michelangelo, the Coronation of Napoleon.

But the Louvre is not only a museum. It is also an incredible building that summarizes 800 years of French history and architecture : built as a fort, then turned into a palace and eventually as a museum, the Louvre has many layers of History.
Massive, old, magnificent but also an easy place to get lost if you don't have someone to guide you.

That's why I designed this 2 hour-tour for you to see the most significative artworks but also to share with you more secret stories and pieces.

This is the perfect length for families with kids. Wheelchair friendly.

Note that if some members of the group have already been to the Louvre, the tour can be customized based on your interests.

Itinerary

This is a perfect tour for a first visit to the Louvre. Depending on what time we start we might go and see the Mona Lisa first if it's an early start (9/9:30am). Otherwise I like to show the medieval part of the Louvre and show the transition from a fort to a Renaissance and Baroque Palace. Works of art included: Venus of Milo, Winged Victory, Coronation of Napoleon, Mona Lisa, Wedding feast of Cana, the Slaves by Michelangelo.

Notice that some works of art might not be on display because of restoration or because some rooms are being refurbished.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Suggested by Guide: Statue of Louis the 14th on horseback next to the main glass pyramid.

End Point Options: Suggested by Guide: We'll finish the tour under the pyramid or where it's more convenient for you. I can take you to the closest metro stop.

Duration: 2 hours

The tour is 2 hours. The Louvre can be very busy during high season so even with skip the line tickets, the security check can be a bit longer.

Transportation

This is a walking tour.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Admission Tickets

Other: Free for kids and teenagers under 18 (bring passport or ID with you).

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 Euros - Snacks, baguette, water.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Restrictions

I am not a driver guide but I can arrange a driver for you.

A Recent Review of this tour

A wonderful tour with a very friendly and knowledgeable guide. Julien was punctual and took care of everything that was advertised by Tours by Local. My daughter grandson and I were very happy with the tour. Julien was accommodating to the areas of our interest and was obviously familiar with the highlights of the Louvre. I would highly recommend having Julien as your guide.
John O'Connell

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Private tour guide Julien

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