In all honesty, it's not even really a secret, it's information available on the Louvre website, but using this little bit of information will make you feel like a VIP when you walk into one of the world's largest museums and find yourself inside within minutes instead of photobombing tourists for three hours in line.
|Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel|
So where the heck is it?
The secret entrance is at Porte Des Lions, to get there, you walk with your back to the Pyramid (where everyone is waiting in line) down to the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel and hang a left through the grassy bits towards the beautiful building which expands around the area (this is all the Louvre too). You'll soon come to two
|Porte Des Lions|
There's a lovely little overhead map here which will give you a bird's eye view of my dodgy directions.
Wishing you luck and enjoyment on your journey. Be sure to check out my 'Vegan's Guide To Paris' in Selva Beat's upcoming magazine launch and follow on Instagram for Eco Guide To Paris updates as I go!