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. Take part in this small-group tour and discover the treasures that it keeps with an expert guide. From marvellous Greek sculptures like Venus de Milo to dramatic Delacroix paintings, get to see and understand all the Louvre’s most inspiring masterpieces.
Discover two of the museum’s three wings and admire works of art from a wide range of periods. In the Ancient Egypt collections, take a close look at the sleek granite Great Sphinx of Tanis, the biggest and best-preserved in any Western museum. Continue through the Greek section admiring the best-surviving original Hellenistic sculptures, including the Winged Victory of Samothrace.
Take a look at some of the Louvre’s other eye-catching canvasses like Jacques-Louis David’s 'Coronation of Napoleon' and Delacroix’s 'Liberty Leading the People' before reaching Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, the most popular and enigmatic work of the whole collection. In addition to learning about the different artists and artworks, you will also find out how this 12th-century fortress and palace eventually became France’s greatest museum.