Musee de Louvre

Indulge me…. I can’t stop at just a few photos 🙂


The Louvre is 14km of art gallery.  It is bigger than you can imagine.  You can’t see it all so you have to decide on a couple of exhibits and enjoy them.  We decided to see the Mona Lisa (of course), some of the Renaissance art, and the ancient Roman and Greek sculptures.


I wasn’t sure how I would feel about the very modern glass pyramid that is the entrance to this very historic museum.  But I loved it.  I loved everything about this place.


The inner courtyard….


The glass pyramid – so so beautiful inside and out.


Everyone wants to see this lady.


She is protected behind bullet-proof glass.


When I was at High School I loved art history.  I also had a fantastic Ancient History teacher who made the subject come alive and gave me a lifelong love of all things Greek and Roman.  Because of Mr Bishop and because Claudia loves the Percy Jackson books we spent a very long time marvelling at the ancient sculptures.  Not to mention the floors, the ceilings, the walls.  Urs was also pretty impressed.


The Venus de Milo…..


The Three Graces……


I could have stayed in there all day.  The artwork was incredible.

DSC_0171-001When we could finally drag ourselves out of there we wandered around a market outside and then headed to a local bistro for a late lunch.

DSC_0175-001French bistro food is simple and delicious.  Savoury crepes, omelettes, Croque Monsieur…… yum.

Happy birthday Mum, love you xxxxxxxx


4 thoughts on “Musee de Louvre

  1. Wow! Wow! Wow! Must be amazing to see it all! I really enjoyed Art history too! Thanks for sharing your wonderful photos! Keep having fun! Sandra xx

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