What's New

Content updates for 2012 tour book.

App Description

This interactive, multimedia guide leads travelers on a museum tour straight from the pages of Rick Steves’ Paris guidebook, combining text, audio, and video.

Numbered points on the map correspond with Rick Steves’ tour sights. Spin the compass icon to switch views between sights, nearby hotels, and restaurant selections.

Tap any point to read Rick’s detailed information on the sight, including history and suggested viewpoints. Tap the Info tab of any sight, hotel, or restaurant for more details—including cost, hours, address, and phone number. The zoom feature helps you get a closer view of streets, landmarks, and other points of interest.

A pull-down audio player lets you listen to Rick talk about each section of the tour, and many tour sights include a video of Rick providing more detailed tour information.

Once downloaded, Rick Steves’ Louvre Tour is completely self-contained on your iPhone or iPod Touch, so you will not incur pricey roaming charges during use overseas if data roaming default is turned Off on your device.

About the Tour
Rick Steves’ Louvre Tour guides you through the best of the Louvre Museum, including Greek and Roman statues, Medieval altarpieces, ancient artifacts, and French Romantic and Italian Renaissance paintings. You’ll view such famed pieces as the Venus de Milo and the Mona Lisa, learn more about famous painters like Michelangelo, Raphael, Delacroix and Géricault, and get an interactive history lesson as you follow Rick’s tour.

Along the way, Rick’s suggestions will guide you to nearby good-value hotels and restaurants, and he’ll help you plan your tour based on museum hours and time allotment. More than just reviews and directions, Rick Steves’ Louvre Tour is a tour guide in your pocket.

About the Author
Rick Steves has spent four months every year since 1973 exploring Europe. He’s researched and written more than 30 travel guidebooks, writes and hosts the public television series Rick Steves’ Europe, and also produces and hosts the weekly public radio show Travel with Rick Steves. For more information, visit www.ricksteves.com.

Other Rick Steves iPhone Tours Available:
Rick Steves’ Historic Paris Walk and Tour
Rick Steves’ Louvre Tour
Rick Steves’ St. Peter’s Basilica Tour
Rick Steves’ Orsay Museum Tour
Rick Steves’ Ancient Rome Tour

Compatible with iPhone and iPod touch
Requires iPhone OS 2.2.1 or later

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • September 01, 2011 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
  • September 01, 2011 New version 1.4
  • September 01, 2011 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99

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