Private Louvre Tour in Paris with Expert Guide

See the Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo, Pysche Revived by Cupid, Lady Leading Liberty and more!

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Are you looking for an intimate tour of the Louvre with the fewest people possible? This private Louvre Museum tour would be your group, however large or small, and the tour guide. Admission tickets are included and you'll skip the line to enter the Louvre. Feel free to tell your guide if there are specific areas where you would like to spend more time. A private tour is the best way to see the Louvre as your engaging guide shows you the world's greatest works of art.

Tour Details
  • Private guided tour of the Louvre
  • Skip-the-line entry
  • Passionate, local guides
  • History of the Louvre
  • Sleeping Hermaphoditus
  • Gaze upon Venus de Milo
  • The Coronation of Napoleon
  • Liberty Leading the People
  • The Mona Lisa
  • Relax in the gardens

The Louvre is the largest art museum on earth. Visiting the Louvre is intimidating, but The Tour Guy makes it easy. Not only does our private Louvre tour include skip the line tickets, but you're also accompanied by a personal local art-loving tour guide. Our professional guides are true experts who bring the Louvre collections to life. From the construction of the building to the artists behind the best artwork in Paris, gain an in-depth understanding of the world’s most impressive, and popular, museum.

Whether you’re traveling with family or friends, a private tour provides a highly-personalized experience. Ask your professional guide as many questions as you want - a private tour moves at your pace! A private Louvre tour is also an excellent option if you have limited mobility. Your vacation in Paris is tailored to you, and a private tour is a more intimate experience for you and your loved ones. We also offer a small group Louvre tour if you prefer a more affordable option. This private 3-hour tour includes:

  • - Skip the line Louvre tickets

  • - An expert English-speaking guide

  • - A private tour of the Louvre

  • - A customizable group size

Skip the Line Louvre Tour

This private tour includes skip the line Louvre tickets, so you don’t need to wait in line with thousands of people. Once inside, your private tour of the Louvre begins. All our Louvre guides are passionate experts in art history. As you stop by all the best masterpieces, learn the stories behind them and the artists who created them. Besides the highlights of the Louvre, visit artwork that is mostly unknown. After all, the collections inside the historic monument contain 38,000 priceless works of art. And remember, there is no need to consult your guidebook or map, our guides know the Louvre as well as their own living rooms. 

Mona Lisa's Smile

Why is Mona Lisa’s smile so mysterious? Is she happy or sad? Leonardo da Vinci’s famous portrait of Lisa Gherardini, titled Mona Lisa, is arguably the most famous painting in the world. The masterpiece also holds a Guinness World Record-breaking insurance policy for approximately $800,000,000! Our guide can't wait to share the stories behind the acclaimed painting, and the fascination with the woman it depicts. Leonardo da Vinci was a true genius who left behind a huge legacy in both science and art. Besides the Mona Lisa, Leonardo has plenty other paintings housed at the Louvre.

The Louvre is also home to thousands of sculptures. One of the most well-known is the Venus de Milo. Standing 6'8" tall, the Venus de Milo represents the feminine beauty ideal. Discovered in 1820 on the Greek Island of Milos, the statue depicts the Greek goddess of love and beauty. Another highlight in the Louvre is the Winged Victory of Samothrace, a marble Hellenistic sculpture of Nike (the Greek goddess of victory). Created in the 2nd century B.C. (or thereabouts), the statue is one of the most celebrated in the world. These incredible ancient sculptures only represent a fraction of the Greek and Roman antiquities at the Louvre.

The French Royal Family

The Louvre is a former royal palace. Given that the Louvre has such a strong link to royalty, it only makes sense to visit France’s Crown Jewels. On display in the Louvre’s Galerie d'Apollon, the surviving French Crown Jewels were worn by the kings and queens of France. At each new Coronation, an extravagant custom crown was created. As you admire the prized items, learn about the history of French royalty

At The Tour Guy, we put a huge amount of energy into all our tours, including our private Louvre tour. At the conclusion of this tour, don’t forget to ask your private Louvre tour where to eat and what to do in Paris. As experts in all things Paris, we do all we can to ensure your vacation is filled with amazing French culture, world-class art, incredible food and unforgettable memories.

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Susan beck

Will Was the best guide we have ever experienced. His knowledge was outstanding and his attitude was exemplary. It was the best part of our Paris vacation. Words cannot express our emotions of gratitude.

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31 July 2022
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Sarah Hellewell

The tour was great. Our tour guide was lovely and provided us with so much information about the history of the Louvre as well as the pieces inside the museum. However, I can not give the tour full marks as we were disappointed that our scheduled start time of 9 am was changed without explanation to 3:15 pm. With that late of a start it was difficult to get in the full experience prior to the museum closing at 6 pm.

30 July 2022
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Julie Amiton

We had an amazing tour of the Louvre with Veronique. She shared so much history with us and made the tour entertaining for us and our kids.

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