The Louvre Museum in Paris is one of the biggest and most visited museums in the world. It is located in a former Royal Palace of French kings and is a historical landmark in Paris. But also art heaven for culture tourists and art lovers. This cultural institution is home to some of the most famous artworks in the world, like the Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo. However, being one of the world’s largest museums, it could take weeks to see everything on display there. To help you plan your visit to the Louvre Museum, here is the Culture Tourist’s guide to what to see at the Louvre Museum with the Louvre Museum highlights.
Art heists in European museums mainly belong to the world of mystery. Museums that were their victims rarely speak about art thefts. On the other hand, people get fascinated by them. Who would dare steal millions of Euros worth of artworks? And why? To unsolve a bit of that mystery, here is an article about some of the most intriguing art heists in European museums.
Paris is the world capital of fine arts and home to numerous fantastic museums. It’s pretty hard to choose the best one among all of them. However, the one that’s closest to my heart is Musée Marmottan – Monet. Located in a historical city palace and home to one of the world’s best collections of Claude Monet’s paintings, it’s a place that shouldn’t be missed in Paris. After visiting it numerous times, here is a short Culture Tourist’s guide on what to see in Musée Marmottan – Monet in Paris.
Rembrandt van Rijn is one of the most well-known painters of all time. That Dutch artist is famous for depicting the light in his paintings, numerous portraits of his contemporaries and his exciting life. You’ll find his paintings in many museums around the world. To help you understand his work a bit better, here is a short art lesson about Rembrandt van Rijn.
Have you always been impressed with Stonehenge and prehistoric times? Or do you prefer admiring some of the masterpieces from contemporary art? With so many exciting exhibitions planned in 2022, this year will bring joy to every art and culture addict living in or traveling around Europe. If you’d like to find out more about the best exhibitions in European museums to visit in 2022, be sure to keep reading.
Europe is home to numerous fantastic museums, and we already wrote about many of them at the Culture Tourist. However, in this article, we selected 7 top art museums in Europe with some of the best fine arts collections. From the Renaissance masterpieces, Baroque paintings to some of the contemporary art highlights, these museums are home to all of them.
The Tower of London is one of the most famous landmarks in the UK’s capital. It’s also one of the most well-known medieval fortresses. There is so much history, exciting stories and fascinating traditions linked to it. I had a chance to visit it on a Tower of London private tour. It was such a wonderful experience I recommend it to anyone visiting London.
With 2020 being quite hard for the museums and galleries with many exhibitions being cancelled, it looks as if this year, everyone is trying to make up for it. Many European museums prepared special exhibitions this autumn and winter. Here is just a brief overview of some of the best exhibitions in European museums organised in autumn and winter 2021.
Musée d’Orsay is one of the most famous museums in Paris. And a place where you can see one of the best collections of Impressionist paintings in the world. From the beginnings of the style, through the different genres Impressionist painters choose, to an influence to the later generations of artists.