Paris: Louvre Museum Guided Tour with Free Seine Cruise Tickets

Duration: 3 hours
Destination: France, Île-de-France, Paris
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  • 3 hours
  • Paris
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
• Timed entrance ticket with a professional experienced guide to discover the works of art, from Ancient Egypt to the Renaissance
• Cruise along the UNESCO-listed riverbanks of the Seine and admire the Louvre, Notre Dame and more
• Embark on a 2-hour live guided tour at the Louvre Museum& a 1-hour audio guided tour along the Seine River cruise
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Join an amazing three-hour journey to explore the masterpieces of world’s greatest art collection inside this Renaissance palace including the legendary Mona Lisa painting and Venus de Milo sculpture with fast-track access and then to discover Paris from on the iconic Seine river cruise with audio guides.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Louvre Museum, 99 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris France

From the point of the meeting, at the courtyard, you will receive a broad base of understanding of this glass building and the remarkable museum as you walk your way straight through a priority line to the security check without queuing in to enter the museum as its most renowned and most visited museum of the world.
Once inside the doors of the museum, the guide will provide you with a little insight to the history of how King Charles V and Philippe II chose this palace as their residence before it opened as a museum. As the guide lead you through the corridors, you’ll discover the vast collections of arts and sculptures, as the collection is organized by themes into various departments; Oriental Antiquities department, Egyptian Antiquities department, Greek Antiquities department, Roman and Etruscan departments, and also a part on the history of the actual palace, including the Louvre during the Middle Ages, Islamic art, paintings, sculptures and graphic art.
The guide will show you the most important and famous masterpieces as well as some of the lesser now beauties that you might have passed without notice in this museum. The first stop will be at the lower ground floor to see the famous sculptures such as Venus de Milo the ancient Greek statue, Seated Scribe the ancient Egyptian sculpture and Winged Victory of Samothrace, a Hellenistic sculpture and more on. The guide will also fill you in with the details of the many thousand years old sculptures of the Egyptian Antiquities, artwork, painting and sculptural wonders by Michelangelo, and other famous artists in the Greek, Roman and Etruscan Antiquities. You’ll also admire the richly furnished and decorated salons preserved from the Second Empire, the last time the Louvre was home to a sovereign.
Afterward, you’ll move on to the ground floor of the museum, where you admire more of the Greek and Egyptian masterpieces as the guide will explain you the hidden story behind all of these artworks. You’ll visit the first floor of the museum the most crowded and busiest floor of the Louver. Here you might appreciate the decorative arts collection of French Crown Jewels, Silverware, Semi-precious gems and more from the early Middle Ages to the first half of the 19th century.
The tours most awaited and the last stop will be at the department of paintings, to see the world-famous painting of, Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, the guide will give an explanation and anecdote about this enigmatic image and also the guide will introduce you to the Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix and the Wedding at Cana by Paolo Veronese and many other paintings.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Parking - Port de la Bourdonnais, Port de la Bourdonnais, 75007 Paris, France

After the two hours guided tour ends, the guide will escort you to the docks near the Seine river and embark on a cruise along the Seine River for one hour (audio guide in the English Language ONLY). After visiting the Louvre museum this is the perfect tour to relax, so sit back and pick up your individual headphones to listen to the commentary (audio guide) lyrics, and music evoking the city's past, that will be broadcast through them as you Cruise along the Seine River. You’ll have the chance to admire the famous monuments of Paris as you follow the flow of the river through the city. From the water, you’ll enjoy spectacular views of the Musée d'Orsay, Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Louvre, Concorde Square, the Chaillot Palace, and other major sites as you cruise.
After a pleasant relax and enjoyable hour on board you’ll cruise back to the same starting point (the docks in front of the Louver museum).

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions
  • Official certified guide
  • Radio system to hear the guide
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket & reservation to Louvre Museum
  • Free 1-hour Seine River cruise tickets
  • Louvre 2-Hours Guided Tour
  • 1-hour Audio Guided Tour only in English or French language
  • Entry/Admission - Louvre Museum

Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Live guided tour on Seine River cruise
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please Note: The Seine Cruise Tickets only includes AUDIO GUIDE IN THE ENGLISH & FRENCH LANGUAGE .
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes as there is a moderate amount of walking involved
  • "Skip-the-line" access is guaranteed, even during peak season (except in the event of delays or strikes by the Museum management)
  • There may be a queue at the dedicated line for visitors with reservation due to security purpose, however this will be much shorter than at the standard entrance
  • Note that smoking is not allowed on the boat
  • It is not possible to bring bulky baggage of more than 16 liters in size onto the boat
  • If a storm occurs during the tour and the guide decides that for security reasons it would be safer not to continue the tour, you will be escorted back to the departure point but if this happens no refund will be issued
  • "Skip-the-line" access is guaranteed, even during peak season (except in the event of delays or strikes by the Museum management)
  • There may be a queue at the dedicated line for visitors with reservation due to security purpose, however this will be much shorter than at the standard entrance
  • Please note that the tour requires a minimum number of guests to run
  • Please note that if you arrive after the tour start time you will not be able to join and will not be refunded or have your tour rescheduled
  • There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements, in the event of this occurring you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
Departure Point

Cour Napoléon et Pyramide du Louvre, 75001 Paris, France


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

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Duration

3 hours

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