The Insider’s Guide To The Louvre Museum

The Louvre is not only one of the most famous museums in the world, it is also a historical monument which was originally built as part of the Louvre Palace in the 12th century.

Location and Transport:

The museum is found in the centre of Paris and can be easily accessed by the Metro, car, bus or the Batobus, which is a riverboat which travels the Seine.

Hours and Rates:

The Louvre is open every day except Tuesday and tickets are €12 for the permanent collections or €13 for exhibitions in the Hall Napoleon. Visitors also have the option of purchasing a combined ticket for €16 which allows access to both exhibitions and the permanent collections.

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Art Collections:

This museum holds many of the worlds most renowned artworks, including The Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo, as well as other paintings, sculptures and jewels from various periods of history.

Visiting Tips:

To avoid waiting in the line, which can be quite long, visitors are able to purchase advance tickets online at the official website of the Louvre, http://www.louvre.fr/en. Here the visitors can also find information on guided tours, as well as museum maps which are helpful in trip planning.

Where to Stay in Paris

There’s a massive choice, and prices are generally reasonable considering this is a capital city. We’d advise picking somewhere within easy walking distance of a metro so that you can easily get around all the sights in this itinerary.

Our favourite way to find the best deals on accommodation is to book directly on the hotel website. usually have the best rate available thanks to our collaborators that feeds us with Exclusive and live Promo and deals.

  • Le Lapin Blanc, a Hotel just a 5-minute walk from Cluny-La Sorbonne Metro station. he best rate available online. You can modify or cancel your booking without fee until 2 days at noon before your arrival. Get a discount of 10% using promocode WEBACK2019 .
  • Des Duc Hotels, a few steps from Chatelet, the Louvre and Notre Dame. Get a discount of 10% using code WEBACK.
  • Concortel paris hotel, Reserve directly on website and get 15% reduction compared to other tariffs available online. free breakfast during week-end stays reserved via Hotel Website.
  • Hotel Saint honore, Just a short walk from the Champs Elysées and the Madeleine, the hotel Saint Honore is ideally situated for direct access to the Paris airports (CDG, Orly) and the 4 main train stations. BEST RATE GUARANTEE Get 25% off for your 3 nights stay !
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