Proposed Mona Lisa 'grand tour' of France could cost £30m

Plans to take painting on tour now 'on back burner' after Louvre came up with 'astronomical' figure in transport costs and lost tourist revenue. 

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A plan to take the Mona Lisa on a “grand tour” of France has been reportedly put on the back burner after the Louvre estimated it would cost up to €35 million to loan its crown jewel for just three months, reports The Telegraph.