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Skip the Line Louvre Tour

Approximately 2 hours

From £49

The Winged Victory statue in the Louvre in Paris, France
A statue inside the Louvre in Paris, France
A view of the sun setting over the Louvre in Paris, France
The ornate ceiling inside the Louvre in Paris, France
A view looking through the window in the Louvre in Paris, France
A view of the Louvre museum with the Pyramid in Paris, France

Overview

Make the most of your time at the world’s largest museum with our Skip the Line Louvre Tour. While everyone outside waits in the hours-long line, we will go straight to security and make our way inside.

Tour Details

What’s Included
  • Skip-the-line access to the Louvre
  • Expert guide
Good to Know
  • Please note that the tour meeting time is 15 minutes prior to the start time. No refunds or re-bookings can be provided for late arrivals or no shows after tour commencement or departure.
  • Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate guests with mobility impairments, wheelchairs or strollers on this tour.
  • As with all museums, particular galleries of the Louvre museum may be closed without prior notice, or pieces may be removed for restoration or loan. In this case, your guide will make an appropriate substitution.
  • To ensure the safety of visitors, French authorities enforce security measures upon entry to the Louvre. Suitcases, luggage, and larger bags are not allowed inside. Only bags smaller than 55 cm x 35 cm x 20 cm are permitted. Please accept our apologies for any delay or inconvenience caused by extra security checks.
  • Please ensure that all members of your party have a valid ID on them on the day of the visit. This is particularly important for guests who have qualified for child reduction.
  • Comfortable walking shoes recommended.
  • Gratuities to guides are appreciated but never obligatory.
  • Please ensure that all members of your party have a valid ID on them on the day of the visit. This is particularly important for guests who have qualified for child reduction.

Skip-the-Line Louvre Museum Tour

Highlights

A view of a statue gallery inside the Louvre in Paris, France
1Skip-The-Line Access to the Louvre Museum
A guide leads a group around the Louvre in Paris, France
2Expert Guide
The Venus di Milo statue in the Louvre in Paris, France
3Venus De Milo
The Pyramid in the Louvre Courtyard with the Eiffel Tower in the background in Paris, France
4IM Pei's Pyramid
The Mona Lisa in the Louvre in Paris, France
5Mona Lisa
The French Painting Rooms in the Louvre in Paris, France
6French Painting Rooms
The Crown Jewels Room in the Louvre, France
7Crown Jewel Rooms

Meeting Point

This tour meets at the Arc du Carousel, a large triumphal arch located between the Louvre Pyramid and the Tuileries Gardens. When facing the Arc du Carousel, with the Louvre pyramid behind you, there are two winged female statues in front of the Arch, your guide will be waiting for you at the left statue on the southern side of the Arc.

Frequently Asked Questions

Have more questions? Check our Fat Tire Tours general FAQs or get in touch.

Louvre Questions

Does our ticket include exhibits?

Your ticket includes access to the permanent collection. Any temporary exhibits (that require an additional fee) are not included, so they must be purchased separately (at the museum or directly through the museum’s website).

Is there a reduced price for kids/students/infants/seniors?

Yes, children aged 4-12 have a reduced ticket cost. Children under 3 are free to enter the Louvre, but identification may be required at the entrance. Fat Tire Tours cannot guarantee free entry for children under 3 lacking identification.

Please ensure that all members of your party have a valid ID on them on the day of the visit. This is particularly important for guests who have qualified for child reduction.

General Tour Questions

Where is the tour meeting point?

This tour meets at the Arc de Triomphe du Carousel, a large triumphal arch located between the Louvre Pyramid and the Tuileries Gardens. When facing the Arc du Carousel, with the Louvre pyramid behind you, there are two winged female statues in front of the Arch, your guide will be waiting for you at the left statue on the southern side of the Arc.

  • Please note that the tour meeting time is 15 minutes prior to the start time. No refunds or re-bookings can be provided for late arrivals or no shows after tour commencement or departure.

How many people will be in my group?

This tour operates with a maximum group size of 20 guests.

What is the number to call if I am lost and trying to find the meeting point?

If you are having difficulty finding the meeting location for your tour, please call us at +33 1.82.88.80.94 and our staff will be happy to help you find your way.

Is this tour wheelchair or stroller accessible?

Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate guests with mobility impairments, wheelchairs or strollers on this tour. We apologize for the inconvenience.

How long before my tour should I arrive?

The tour meeting time is 15 minutes prior to the start time. No refunds or re-bookings can be provided for late arrivals or no-shows after tour commencement or departure.

What is your cancellation policy?

We’re happy to offer free changes and 100% refund up to 24 hours before tour* Failure to cancel a reservation at least 24 hours prior to scheduled departure may result in forfeited travel funds. Fare difference may apply.

*See restrictions here

Other Questions

What does 'Fat Tire Tours Approved' mean?

We’ve been perfecting our tours since 1999, and we are always looking for new ways to improve our tour menu for our guests. We are committed to expanding the activities offered during your stay in Barcelona to make for an unforgettable experience. So for all of the experiences that we aren’t able to deliver on our own, we’ve hand-selected the best local providers to offer a wide-range of unique and fun activities for our guests.

With anything Fat Tire Tours Approved, you still receive our spectacular customer service ready to assist you in any way we can, 24/7, as well as the guarantee that we have hand selected the best possible partners to supplement our tour menu.

Is there a place to store luggage or bags while I'm on tour?

No, this tour does not have access to a large luggage storage area. Please only bring what you can comfortably carry with you such as purses, small backpacks, and small bags.

Are there group discounts available for this tour?

We would love to work with you to reserve an entry time for your group at the Louvre. There are several options to consider and we ask that you contact us directly at [email protected] for more details.

My group size is larger than the dropdown menu allows, how can I book?

Please contact our Private Tours team to see what options we have.

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