Giverny & Auvers sur Oise: Monet's Gardens to Van Gogh's House
An Exclusive Experience to walk in the footsteps of two of the world's most iconic painters, Claude Monet and Vincent van Gogh, two beautiful villages, Giverny and Auvers sur Oise
> Small Group Tour - 9 hours
> Exclusive services
> Licensed Professional Driver Guide
> Skip the line entrances
> Admission to Monet's house & gardens
> Admission to Ravoux Inn - Van Gogh's house
> Hotel pick up & drop off
Full Day Excursion in the footsteps of Claude Monet & Vincent Van Gogh
Small group tour : Individual attention and quality time.
Local professional guide : Experts and passionate story tellers.
Pick up & Drop off included
Monet’s Home: Visit the painter's house. The yellow dining room, his first workshop and the kitchen are especially memorable.
The Flower Garden: At any time of the year, find the flower landscapes dear to the impressionist master.
The Water Garden: Spend time there and observe the variations of light and the reflections on the pond, famous for water lilies..
The Japanese Bridge: See the famous little green bridge crossing his pond with your own eyes.
Auvers sur Oise: Discover the wheat fields and church that Vincent painted, and visit his room at Auberge Ravoux
Duration : 9h Starting point: Hotel pick up Running days: From Wed. to Sun. Departure Time: 08:00 am
On this small group day trip from Paris, discover two of the most iconic painters. Your guide meet you at your hotel in Paris. Take aboard a luxury vehicle for a ride around about one hour to Giverny.
Thanks to skip the line access, the guide shares the calm and almost other worldly beauty of Claude Monet’s Home and Gardens. Learn about the famous Impressionist and enjoy to explore inside his colored home, stroll along the charming paths of his flower garden, and admire the water garden with the little green bridge and lake full of his famous water lilies.
The House and Gardens of Claude Monet in Giverny
Pierce the secrets of one of the pillars of Impressionism, Claude Monet. Leader of the pictorial movement of the 19th century, he brought a wind a change to academic representative art introducing heightened perception, emotions and light. The painter devoted more than forty years of his life to one of his finest masterpieces: his garden in Giverny
The Clos Normand
The artist gardener sought to transform a simple orchard into magnificent colorful garden: Japanese cherry trees, flowerbeds of nasturtiums, tulips and roses, an explosion of colors for each season.
The Water Garden
Wander through the romantic water garden, with its famous Japanese bridge, the wisterias, the water-lilies pond, the weeping willows and irises... Behold this living picture with its profusion of reflected light and colors.
Visit the master's charming pink house where a family atmosphere reigned. Discover the painter's everyday life surrounded by eight children: the drawing room, the pantry, the bedroom, the study, the dining room and the beautiful kitchen...Admire his collection of Japanese prints, another source of inspiration.
End your visit with the big studio where the famous water-lilies paintings saw the light of day. These paintings are exhibited at the Orangerie Museum in Paris
Your guide will then suggest several different options for a nice lunch in the charming village of Giverny.
Vincent Van Gogh Tour
Visit the village and the region of Auvers-sur-Oise. Follow in the footsteps of Vincent Van Gogh. discover an open-air museum: the wheat fields, the famous church, his gloomy bedroom int the Ravoux Inn, and the twin graves of the Van Gogh brothers.
After the visit, transfer to Paris. Your guide drop you off at your accommodation in Paris.