Its been established that The Louvre is a definite stop on your Parisian vacation. It houses great masterpieces such as The Mona Lisa, The Venus de Milo, and The Odalisque, among many others. But did you know that you can take an hour and a half “thematic trail” following the footsteps taken by the characters in the book and movie “The Davinci Code”? On the tour you will be shown key artifacts from the story and given explanations of how they tied in with Dan Brown’s story, along with some embellishments being cleared up.
Your guided tour begins under the Pyramid, and from there it will wind through the halls and rooms of The Louvre painting the well-known and loved book and movie in a new light for visitors. Along the way you can expect to see:
- The Hera of Samos
- The staircase of the Winged Victory of Samothrace and the Arago Medallion
- The Mona Lisa
- The Red Rooms
- The Inverted Pyramid
- The Death of the Virgin
- The Salon Carre, and much more!
Visit the Louvre’s website, www.louvre.fr, before your trip and purchase your tickets and see further details. You can purchase a 2 day pass for only €39 per person. Along with catching one of “The Davinci Code” guided tours during your visit, you can also see other featured exhibitions, see lectures, view films and see live performances. If you plan your trip soon, you may even catch the “New Frontier: American Art Enters the Louvre” exhibition that is displaying from January 14, 2012 until April 16, 2012.