Full Day Tour of Giverny Monet's Gardens From Paris
Attention all art and nature lovers: this is an experience you simply cannot miss! Enjoy a day trip to the charming village of Giverny, where you can fully immerse yourself in the impressionist art movement with a visit to Claude Monet’s estate and priority entry to the Impressionisms Museum. Your experience starts in the morning at the Paris City Vision office near the Louvre, where you will board a luxury air-conditioned bus. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the scenic French countryside on the 1.5 hour trip to Giverny.See the Water Lilies and Japanese Bridge in Monet’s Gardens and Explore His Former Home
Your first stop in Giverny is the Fondation Claude Monet. Stroll through the lush gardens, a primary source of inspiration for some of Monet’s most famous artworks. Admire the multicolored flower beds that inspired some of his most renowned works of art, including the Clos Normand Flower Garden with its many Eastern plants, and the lush water garden, famous for its water lilies and Japanese bridge.
Learn more about Monet’s life as you roam through his pink-plastered house, where he lived and worked for 43 years. Explore the leading room, larder, and the artist’s studio, as well as the bright yellow dining room, which has been reconstructed down to the very last detail with earthenware dishes and a blue-tiled kitchen.Learn More About the Impressionist Art Movement at the Impressionisms Museum
After having taken the time to explore Monet's former estate, the trip continues with a visit to the Impressionisms Museum in Giverny. Skip the ticket lines with your priority entrance and delve into the world of Impressionism in this small museum, which blends in perfectly with the picturesque Seine Valley landscape that surrounds it. Learn about the origins of Impressionism, how Monet was at the forefront of this art movement, and how his unique style influenced both his contemporaries and the generations that followed.Stroll Through Giverny and Enjoy A Gourmet Break in a Traditional Bakery
Head to “Au Coin du P’aintre,” a traditional French bakery, for a gourmet snack break, after which you are free to explore Giverny on your own. Visit Monet’s grave and the Sainte-Radegonde Church, both located near the bakery, or simply enjoy your time strolling through the charming village until you reconvene at the bus to drive back to Paris. With transportation to and from Giverny and a multilingual tour coordinator to assist you along the way, this day trip takes care of all logistics, so that all you have to do is enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of this charismatic village as you visit two art-filled attractions. Most people only visit Giverny once, and this day trip is bound to make your once-in-a-lifetime experience an unforgettable one!