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MONET HOUSE & IMPRESSIONISM MUSEUM AFTERNOON TOUR

Quick Details

Group tour: meeting point
Private Group: possible pick up and drop off at the hotel

Adult ages 16+
170
Child ages 0-15
125
Private Group up to 8 people
680

Visit the Monet House in France

On this exclusive half-day experience, discover one of the most beautiful villages in France in the afternoon light, appreciated by the water lilies. Your guide meets you at your hotel in Paris. Climb aboard a luxury vehicle for a one-hour ride to Giverny.

With skip-the-line access, the guide shares the calm and almost otherworldly beauty of Claude Monet’s Home and Gardens. Learn about the famous Impressionist and enjoy exploring inside his colorful 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
Uncover the secrets of one of the pillars of Impressionism, Claude Monet. Leader of the pictorial movement of the 19th century, he brought a wind of 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 and gardener sought to transform a simple orchard into a 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.

The House
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.

The Studio
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. Enjoy the souvenir shop.

The Musée des Impressionnismes in Giverny
A fine tribute to all the impressionists in the world, discover the Musée des Impressionnismes and its garden in Giverny. This museum presents the history of the emblematic artistic movement in a futuristic garden. Designed by the landscape architect Mark Rudkin, this contemporary garden has been listed as an Outstanding garden in 2009 and bears many references to impressionist colors and themes.

The permanent exhibition entitled “Autour de Claude Monet” offers an insight into “the influence of the works of Claude Monet on his contemporaries and on succeeding generations”. This gallery pays tribute to one of the founders of the movement.

Beautifully designed, these temporary exhibitions present different perspectives of the Impressionist movement.

After the visit, transfer to Paris. Your guide drops you off at your accommodation in Paris.

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