Love Stories at the LouvreLove is a universal feeling, but the ways of living it and representing it have changed over time and across civilizations. During this guided tour of the Louvre, professional local guides Emmanuelle, Marie, and Marie-Amandine of Ma-tisse invite you to discover some of the museum’s masterpieces d…
Gastronomy-Themed Louvre Guided TourTake a tasty tour of the Louvre, looking at its artworks through an original and mouth-watering point of view! Professional local Paris guides lead you on a gastronomically themed discovery of paintings, sculptures, and other artifacts while also teaching you about the culinary customs and artist…
Weekend in Paris Vacation PackageThis 3-day, 2-night Paris vacation package includes everything you need to discover the best of the City of Lights in just a weekend. From the moment you arrive at the airport, you won’t have to lift a finger. A chauffeur will pick you up at the terminal and drop you off at your 4-star hot…
Welcome BasketsWhat better than to be welcomed into your Parisian home with a true French touch? For those early arrivals, we’ll deliver delicious, carefully chosen, fresh food, and drinks directly to your apartment! Both little luxuries and the French essentials produced in France by brands we know, love, and …
Paris Welcome Meet & GreetSettle right into the City of Light with a personal welcome experience designed to leave you fully equipped to head out and explore Paris. Paris concierge Karina will spend the extra time with you at your apartment or in a local café to answer all your questions, explain how the transport…
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Map of Louvre
With corners at the Louvre and Palais Royal on the east and the Place de la Concorde and La Madeleine church on the west, this district makes a small rectangle extending into the 1st and 8th Arrondissements.
Main metro stations near the Louvre:
- Palais Royal – Musée du Louvre (Lines 1, 7)
- Concorde (Lines 1, 8, 12)
- Madeleine (Lines 8, 12, 14)
Self-Guided Walking Tour
Life in the Neighborhood
“This is arguably the most beautiful neighborhood in Paris, and I’m not just saying this because I’m lucky enough to live here. Or at least, it’s the one which boasts the most impressive list of grandiose monuments and iconic places in the capital: Le Louvre, Palais Royal, Place Vendôme, Rue Saint Honoré, La Concorde, Les Tuileries, La Madeleine…
Some ask if it feels like living in a museum, or on a movie set. It does sometimes, but that doesn’t mean that the area’s impersonal or cold. Quite the contrary, actually. Beneath the surface, there’s a real neighborhood life, a vie de quartier as we call it, with a food market on the Place du Marché Saint Honoré on Wednesdays and Saturdays, and lots of cafés and little bistros around where you can sit on a terrace and relax as you watch the bustling life.
Going down the Rue des Petits Champs towards Place des Victoires, you’ll cross Rue Saint Anne, known for its Japanese restaurants and delicious Ramen joints. And apart from Palais Royal, I particularly like the Galerie Vero-Dodat. It isn’t as famous as the Galerie Vivienne but it’s just as nice for an elegant shopping trip. And ladies, the holy grail of luxury shoes, the Chrisitan Louboutin boutique, is just there at the end of the gallery!
Now, if you ask me what my favorite spot is in my neighborhood, without hesitation I’d say the Tuileries Gardens! I couldn’t think of a better place for my (almost) daily jogs than in this park where the sun rises over the Louvre in the morning and dusk offers terrific sunsets over the Place de la Concorde and behind the Eiffel Tower in the distance.”