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Louvre Museum Skip-the-line Access Semi-Private Guided Tour

Paris, France

From $115.62

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icon2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 5 more

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Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
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Visiting the Louvre can be overwhelming for first-time visitors, so why not enjoy skip-the-line access and personal attention from your guide on a small-group tour? Journey through the history of art as you explore one of the world’s biggest and most famous museums on this 2.5-hour tour, with numbers limited to eight. See iconic works like the Venus de Milo and the Mona Lisa, discover little-known masterpieces, and learn how to distinguish different art styles and techniques. After your tour, spend as long as you want exploring the museum independently.
  • Discover iconic masterpieces such as the Mona Lisa
  • Avoid long queues with skip-the-line admission tickets
  • A small group limited to 8 ensures a personalized service
  • All entrance fees and private guide included


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Excellent tour with a great guide
, Feb 2020
We selected two guided tours from Babylon tours; the first was at the Orsay Museum & the second was at the Louvre. We selected them separately, but scheduled them back to back on the same day. From the start Babylon tours was nothing but professional. They sent a confirmation email (directly), later on an update with details on where to meet (photos included) with our tour guide's name and finally a reminder email the evening before. I was impressed with their attention to detail before our tours even started. This was awesome, we had the same guide (Lucia) for both tours. We ended up walking together from the Orsay to the Louvre. Once again, probably since it was January and fairly cold outside, no one else had signed up for the museum tour...another private tour! Once again the tour was great; Lucia was very knowledgeable about the sculptures, history and artwork. She has a small binder with additional reference material to share for some of the more well know pieces. The pacing of the tour was great, we took plenty of photos and had a great time. 2 1/2 hours is not even close enough to see everything, but it's a good start. We were told that at 3 minutes per piece of art, you would spend 3 months in the Louvre trying to see everything. I would definitely recommend a guided tour if this is your first time visiting the museum. Babylon tours as a company was great to deal with and Lucia was an excellent guide and we enjoyed spending our day with her.
, Dec 2019
Lucia was the best and would definitely suggest asking for her, if possible! So knowledgable and easy to understand.
, Oct 2019
Glad we were able to skip the LONG lines. We were blessed with the best tour guide we have ever enjoyed with Lili Perovic. She was absolutely incredible, personable, funny and had an incredible depth of knowledge, She taught us things we would have never found in any book and made the art come to life. Awesome experience! We highly recommend this tour!!
Best Tour we had in France
, Oct 2019
Our guide, Anastasia, was fabulous! She knew art history AND history and was able to put it in context with our tour. Our fellow tourists and us formed a little family and we all enjoyed the highlights of the Lourve. Although crowded, our guide knew areas from which to view these works of art and the story of how they were found or painted. Wonderful.
Skip the line semi private Louvre
, Sep 2019
Lillie was terrific -we had a wonderful experience- walked right into museum and Lillie brought us to the important art work and gave us expert information about the artist and artwork . Highly recommend this tour
Great Tour and Guide
Joseph S
, Aug 2019
Highly recommend this tour and guide. The tour guide was so knowledgeable about the Louvre plus Art History.
Only way to see The Louvres!
, Aug 2019
We were in a semi private tour with Alex. He was extremely knowledgeable of the Louvres and Fine Art. He navigated us smoothly throughout the museum and connected the eras together seemlessly. We would definitely take another tour with Alex.
Maria O
, Jul 2019
Lucienne, our tour guide, was excellent, he explained in detail the history of the master pieces and answered all our questions, he was great with our 9 year old twins.
Excellent Tour with Felix
Layla l
, Jul 2019
My husband and I enjoyed our tour of The Louvre with our guide, Felix. There were 6 of us in our tour group with Felix. We were all from the USA visiting Paris. It appeared as though none of us in the group were overly in to art, but we were all interested in soaking up what we could. The guided tour was perfect because it took us straight to the highlights. Feliz is very well versed in The Louvre. I perceived him as expert, he seemed to know everything. He was also friendly and conversational and made some jokes. I am glad he was our guide. An additional shout out to Felix because I had called him about 40 minutes before the tour began saying we might be 13 minutes late as we were delayed getting out of Versailles. Felix was encouraging. He let me know he could wait up to 15 minutes but if we were not there he would send us our tickets so we could still get in and check it out ourselves. I respected his willingness to be reasonable, but not have the rest of the group wait around. Also he provided a solution. We are happy with the tour and will reccomwnd to friends going to Paris. Thank you!
Amazing Guided Tour
, Jul 2019
Taylor was an amazing tour guide. We were very well informed of the history of many pieces of the collection that we had wanted to see. She educated us on so many pieces and ensured our visit to the Mona Lisa. We are very pleased with our tour choice and would highly recommend her.

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