Closing Time at the Louvre: Mona Lisa at Her Most Peaceful

640 reviews

3 hours

Max 13

Why take this tour?


  • See Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, the Mona Lisa
  • Immerse yourself among the masterpieces housed within the acclaimed museum
  • Familiarize yourself with the history of the building with the help of your expert guide
  • Join an intimate tour with max six people on select days at 2:55pm and 6:40pm
  • Sites Visited
  • Louvre Museum
  • Da Vinci's "Mona Lisa"
  • Italian sculptures
  • Classic Greek art rooms
  • French painting galleries
  • Medieval Louvre Exhibit (Moat)
  • Galerie d'Apollon (Crown Jewels)
  • Tour Includes
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Expertly guided walking tour
  • Ticket for Louvre Museum
  • Headset

Take some time out with the lovely 'Mona Lisa'

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Total Customer Reviews: 640

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Emily was a wonderful and knowledgeable tour guide. I am not an art person and totally enjoyed the tour of the Louvre. I will say it was long for some people but for me it was worth it for my first time. I learned so much!
Verified · Thomas · Sep 17, 2023 · Canada · Male · 55 to 64 years
Adman was a great tour guide!!!!
Verified · Linda · Sep 17, 2023 · USA · Female · 55 to 64 years
Our Tour Guide truly had a passion for Art and kept the whole tour interested with just enough information that did not overwhelm someone who does not know anything about art.
Verified · Robie · Sep 09, 2023 · USA · Female · 35 to 44 years
Fantastic guide, such a great way to see the best bits of the Louvre without ending up exhausted
Verified · Sian · Sep 08, 2023 · New Zealand · Female · 45 to 54 years
Our yiur guide Valerie was excellent-you couldn’t get a more knowledgeable, entertaining guide. However yiur company knows that there was no way we would see the Mona Lisa ‘at her most peacefull time’ with no crowds!!! There were at least 200 people crowding to see her. As I wrote-Valerie was the reason I let it go. However you may want to try truth in advertising next time.
Verified · Jeffrey · Sep 03, 2023 · USA · Male · 65 to 74 years

Meeting Point

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Meeting Point
Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel. We'll meet by the large statue of a seated winged figure near the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel. When facing the arch with the Louvre behind you, the statue will be on your left.

Due to an ongoing renovation of the Arc du Carrousel, the meeting point may be a bit crowded. Your Walks coordinator will be waiting for you with a sign.

Please meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.


Do I need to bring an ID with me on this tour?
Yes! Please ensure that all members of your party, including children, have a valid ID on them on the day of the visit.
Can you guarantee that I will see every room in the Louvre listed here?
We can't guarantee it, but it's very likely. As with all museums, particular galleries of the Louvre 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. However, as the pieces and the rooms we visit on our tour are the most important in the museum, these are the ones least likely to close or leave on loan.
What can I bring inside the Louvre Museums?
Please note that the Louvre will not allow large items inside the museum, so you should bring only a small daypack or handbag. More specifically, only bags smaller than 21.5 in x 13.5 in x 7.5 in (55 cm x 35 cm x 20) cm are permitted. Suitcases and large bags must be left outside. Closed, clear bottles of water are allowed inside the Louvre however food is forbidden inside the site. Please be advised that the use of selfie sticks and flash photography is not allowed inside the Louvre. Additional security checks may cause longer waits at unavoidable security lines at times.
I use a wheelchair: Can I take this tour?
Unfortunately, this tour route is not fully wheelchair accessible so wheelchair users cannot join our group tour. Please contact customer service at inf[email protected] to enquire about wheelchair-friendly tours.
Why is it so hard to see the Mona Lisa without a lot of people?
The Mona Lisa is arguably the most famous painting in the world due to a variety of factors that include its painter, Leonardo da Vinci, the fact that he left very few completed paintings, the mysterious circumstances surrounding the painting, and the fact that it was stolen and lost for a number of years. It is housed in the Louvre, which is the most visited art museum in the world. When you combine all of these things, it makes the Mona Lisa probably the most visited/overcrowded painting in the world. Seeing it without the heaviest crowds is a matter of experience, opportunity, and very good timing.

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