Louvre Private Tour

2 hrs 30 mins
Statue by Pyramid
Refundable booking

With a collection of over 35,000 works on display, Paris’ Louvre is the largest, most influential, and most visited art museum in the world. Although it’s impossible to do the Louvre justice in just one day, LivTours Louvre Private Tour will grant you intimate access to all of the highlights. From marvellous Greek sculptures like Venus de Milo to dramatic Delacroix paintings, your guide will take you to all of the Louvre’s most inspiring masterpieces. Boasted as the world’s most admired museum, the Louvre is also the largest art museum in the world, which makes it fundamental to navigate the highlights with an expert by your side.

Your LivTours Louvre Private Tour will take you to all of the most iconic paintings and sculptures housed in two of this massive museum’s three wings. To help you make the most out of your visit, your guide will highlight the most influential works from a wide range of periods including Ancient Greece, Ancient Egypt, the Renaissance, Neoclassicism and Romanticism. In addition to learning about the different artists and artworks, you will also hear how this 12th-century fortress and palace eventually became France’s greatest museum.


  • Navigate this renowned museum's masterpieces with an expert private local guide
  • See unforgettable masterpieces by artists like Da Vinci, Canova, and Delacroix
  • Listen to stories from your guide about Venus de Milo & The Great Sphinx of Tanis
  • Get an idea of the rich history of the Louvre as a fortress and a royal palace
  • Stand in front of one of the most famous paintings in the world - the Mona Lisa

Exclusive private Tours and Experiences. Also offered in Spanish, French, Portuguese, Swedish and Russian

Our prices always include tickets and reservations fees (no waiting in lines!)

Our tour guides and staff are selected experts and speak perfect English

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Eco-sustainable tourism, designed to respect and support local culture, art and traditions

Your LivTours Louvre Private Tour will take you to the Ancient Egypt collections to take a close look at the sleek granite Great Sphinx of Tanis. Discovered in an Egyptian temple in the 1800s, this sphinx is considered to be the biggest and best-preserved in any Western museum.

Next, it’s time to explore two of Ancient Greece’s globally recognizable sculptures – the armless Venus de Milo and the headless Winged Victory of Samothrace. Although both of the goddesses are missing a few parts, they are universally considered some of the best-surviving original Hellenistic sculptures. Just a short walk from Venus de Milo you will get a chance to see some impressive Italian sculptures including Michelangelo’s powerful Rebellious Slave & Dying Slave as well as Canova’s passionate Cupid & Psyche.

Before beholding Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, you will take a tour of some of the Louvre’s other eye-catching canvasses. This portion of the tour will include stops by Paolo Veronese’s Wedding Feast of Cana, Jacques-Louis David’s Coronation of Napoleon, and icons of French Romanticism like Delacroix’s Liberty Leading the People and Théodore Géricault’s Raft of Medusa.

Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa
Of all the thousands of paintings housed in the Louvre, Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa remains the most popular and enigmatic work. Supposedly the portrait of a 16th-century Italian noblewoman, this painting has bewitched billions over the years and inspired countless songs, films, and novels. Your LivTour guide will shed light on how this painting became one of the most well-known works of art in the world, one worth a visit.


  • Entrance tickets to Louvre museum
  • Great Sphinx of Tanis
  • Ancient Greece collection
  • Venus de Milo
  • Winged Victory of Samothrace
  • Michelangelo's Slave sculptures
  • Canova's Cupid & Psyche
  • Da Vinci's Mona Lisa
  • Veronese's Wedding Feast of Cana
  • Jacques-Louis David's Coronation of Napoleon
  • Delacroix's Liberty Leading the People
  • Théodore Géricault's Raft of Medusa
  • Fully guided experience

LivTours’ group size of max 6 participants is and always has been based on sustainable travel, and we are proud to be at the forefront of change and innovation in the industry.  LivTours is committed to providing travelers with truly sustainable tours with the lowest possible environmental impact, all while supporting the local industries and people of each unique destination. To learn more about how you can actively support sustainable tourism  and how LivTours is contributing, click here.


When you book a LivTours Private Tour or Experience, you are guaranteed a dedicated, expert guide that allows you the flexibility to start your tour at a time which is convenient for you, making planning easy. Our private tours ensure that you will get a tailored experience to meet all your needs so we go at your pace, perfect for families with younger children, elderly, or individuals with accessibility needs. Please be advised that all private tours begin at a base price starting at two people*. Prices are inclusive of entry tickets where applicable. *Some Ferrari private experiences are inclusive of one person only.


Make your experience even more unique by upgrading your LivTours experience. Please note: add-ons are non refundable.

One Way Transfer from Hotel
Upgrade for a one way pick-up service directly from your centrally located Paris hotel to the meeting point of the tour. Guaranteed stress-free. One way only. *** PLEASE NOTE: If you are booking for a date between July 26th, 2024 and August 11th 2024, your transfer may be affected by the Paris Olympic games road closures. If your requested transfer will not be possible, you will be contacted promptly with an alternative solution or pick-up/drop-off point.
starting from 99 €

  • Excellent

    Manuel walked us through and gave us the greatest experience we could have asked for. We were lucky enough to have him as a tour guide for the Louvre, Eiffel Tower, Arch de Triumph, Trocadéro, Napoleon’s Tomb and other sites. Manuel’s information about everything was inspiring. We even tried to challenge him with some peculiar or hard questions, and he knew those too. We really liked his company as well. I would definitely recommend him and LivTours.

    - Michelle
  • Fun and informative!

    Our tour with Oliver has great! Engaging, informative and he was funny which kept my kids listening. We appreciated being able to see so much before the Louvre got very busy. Thank you!!

    - Blythe
  • Private tour for two at the Louvre highlighting the greats!

    Violette was our tour guide and she was fantastic! She communicated with us in advance to tell us know how to find her, and she was very nice and knowledgeable. Violette understood us right away as a couple and brought us on our way to tour the big highlights at the Louvre. She shared with us the history of the Louvre, the sculptures, paintings, artifacts, and more as we walked through the Louvre. I definitely recommend a private tour because the museum has over 35,000 pieces of art! Violette was helpful to find good picture taking and spots to look for to get the best views of overcrowded pieces such as the Mona Lisa. I highly recommend Violette and we are so thankful for the invaluable experience she gave us today.

    - Lauren
  • Fantastic Tours

    This was our first time in Paris and was so glad we heard about LivTours! We went with a private tour of the Louvre, Le Maria’s Food Tour and Montmartre Walking Tour. These private tours were very personal and full of information. Our tour guides, Veronique, Aubrey and Michelle were the best and they answered all the questions we had! I look forward to using LivTours again in the future.

    - Elaine
  • Private tour of Louvre with Josephine

    Our private tour with Josephine's of the Louvre was great! She took extra care to respond to our questions and show us all art we were interested in.

    - Joshua
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By selecting Choose Dates Later / Buy as Gift at booking, any tour can be purchased without fixed dates. This is the perfect option if you want to purchase your tour as a gift for a loved one, or if you are in the pre-planning phase of your vacation. After booking, you will receive a Travel Voucher Code and full instructions on how to schedule your tours when ready. Once your travel plans are confirmed, you can easily use the Travel Voucher Code on the LivTours website to formally schedule your tours. You can find out more here.