Beyond the Louvre Museum - Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour | La Vacanza Travel

Beyond the Louvre Museum - Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

Duration: 45 to 60 minutes
Destination: France, Île-de-France, Paris

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  • 45 to 60 minutes
  • Paris
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable


Explore Paris and walk through the must-see Louvre Museum and Tuileries Gardens, on this immersive private tour!

Join a local historian who will guide you through the journey of the Louvre’s evolution, its famous historic buildings and architectural highlights. A building used both for protection and luxury, we'll trace the history of the Grand Louvre Palace and its artistic heritage which goes back much further than the museum. 

We’ll hear about the ancient tales that live in this museum, as well as learn more about the Tuileries Gardens that surround it. We'll stand at the iconic pyramid structure of the Louvre and learn how it took inspiration from the pyramids of Giza.

We'll visit the most iconic spots such as the Colonnade de Perrault, Cour Carré, Cour Napoleon, and the Tuileries Palace, as you finish the tour with this cultural adventure in this must-see picturesque part of the city.

Note: This is a self-guided audio walking tour and does not include entrance tickets

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: La Colonnade du Louvre, Place du Louvre, 75001 Paris France

Learn how this overlooked masterpiece has influenced some of the world's most iconic architectural wonders.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Louvre Museum, 75001 Paris, France

Discover the oldest part of the Louvre, as we map its origins.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Louvre Pyramid, 75001 Paris, France

We'll trace the history of Grand Louvre Palace and the stories of its residents. Inspired by the pyramids of Giza, we'll explore the past while looking to the future.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Statue Equestre de Louis XIV, Cour Napoleon At the Pyramide du Louvre, 75010 Paris France

Discover how the Sun King's rule (Louis XIV) shaped the course of history and learn about the rise and fall of Napoleon at the Arc du Carrousel, another important chapter in French history.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Tuileries, 75001 Ciripcău, France

The (now destroyed) Tuileries have witnessed a lot and have their own story to tell.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Jardin des Tuileries, Pl. de la Concorde, 75001 Paris France

We'll listen to some funny anecdotes about the weird and wonderful scenes the garden has seen.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Place de la Concorde, 75008 Paris France

We finish with the full story behind the world's most famous revolution!

Duration: 5 minutes

  • Access to your self-guided audio tour
  • Audio tour provided by a local or historian
  • Offline Mode: Download tours in advance to listen without WiFi
  • Location Aware: GPS map allows you to enjoy sites, without getting lost
  • Instagram Hotspots: We find the spot for your perfect picture

  • Earphones
  • Entrance to The Louvre
  • Mobile device
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

Louvre - Tuileries, Paris, France

Departure Time

Beyond the Louvre Museum - Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour
6/11/2020 - 3/10/2025

Monday - Sunday : 07:00 AM - 09:00 PM

Return Details

Tuileries Garden, 75001 Paris, France

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


45 to 60 minutes

User's Reviews


01 Aug, 2023

Terrible no one there to guide emailed customer service and WhatsApp they gave a phone number that no one answered to avoid this company at all costs will leave you out of pocket emailed back and for many times no help at all


01 Apr, 2023

Hey, complete waste of money. And I was double charged through the app due to the app malfunctioning. I tried to chat with someone for resolution I got disconnected. Perhaps that’s because when we downloaded the self-guided tour app and arrived at the museum, we learned that the geo-specific locations were few and the information shallow. This tour only covers about six locations at the louvre, which are upon entering the louvre reception area or outside of the Louvre in the gardens. Each location shares about 2-3 sentences of information. TOTAL SCAM! Buyer beware.


13 Jun, 2022

I speak a bit of English, but it’s not my first language. And I really liked this tour because it was easy to follow and very fun! I learned a lot of new things


11 Jun, 2022

Absolutely fantastic tour. It was a great way to discover the Louvre and Tuileries by yourself and avoid the huge crowds. Really was a top experience so thank you !


24 May, 2022

I feel mislead by what I purchased. It only stated it wasn’t an admission ticket in the fine print, the louvre was fully booked for the day so I had to purchase an additional tour to get inside. Ahead of time I downloaded the app & allowed the GPS. Once inside it in no way assisted us in finding anything & the “audio tour” was a short explanation of the entire section of the louvre. We turned them off after 5 minutes. At over $20 a ticket (we bought 2) in addition to the louvre ticket…total rip-off. Also, the louvre has audio guides to use which are much more informative.

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