The Louvre is a must-see museum, housing some of the worlds greatest masterpieces. But dont waste your precious vacation time standing in the long lines that form here every day, only to get lost in the endless corridors and over 400 rooms of this huge building. The Louvre can seem overwhelming to visitors, but visit with a passionate, fully accredited guide and it will become one of the highlights of your visit to Paris.
The Louvre was once a Royal palace; it has over 9 miles of corridors! Your guide however, knows every corner of this awe-inspiring building, and will show you not only some of the most famous artworks in the world, but also other hidden gems that could so easily be missed. Discover royal crowns set with glittering diamonds, 4000 year old Egyptian antiquities, mysterious statues sculpted by Michelangelo, breathtaking paintings such as Liberty leading the people and the Coronation of Napoleon, and the lavishly decorated and furnished apartments of Napoleon III.
Learn also about the glorious past of the Louvre and the kings and queens who lived there. From the medieval foundations of the first Louvre palace to the magnificent Apollo Gallery built for Louis XIV, the Sun King, your tour will take you in the footsteps of history. And of course the most famous painting in the world Leonardo da Vincis Mona Lisa - awaits you. But dont just see her like everyone else; let your guide tell you all her secrets!After your tour ends you are free to stay as long as you like in the museum and explore further if you wish.