Day Trip to Monet's Garden

The master of impressionism Claude Monet spent the final 43 years of his life (from 1883 to 1926) in his much celebrated and charming house in Giverny, Normandy, which has now been transformed into a museum. Declared a historic monument, this house welcomes 500,000 visitors each year. The visitor gets to know a little more about the artist and his family in this very well conserved romantic house, surrounded by trees and flowers, and illuminated by his impressionist touch. There one will find his workshop-living room, corridors, several apartments and his family kitchen, filled with brass cooking pots and blue tiles, his furniture and Japanese embossments being a source of inspiration in his paintings. Outside, the water garden allows you to enter in the aesthetic and plant-filled universe of Monet, with its wisteria, azaleas, roses, and peonies. There is a pond, a Japanese bridge, weeping willows and of course the water lilies that he immortalized in his art. Giverny is an enchantment, a true living painting in which one can wander around. This is a natural masterpiece saved from degrading thanks to American patrons Visit the beautiful home and garden that inspired the master of Impressionism, Claude Monet, on a half-day tour from Paris. The tour takes in Monet's restored home, garden and workshop at Giverny, where the famous Impressionist artist lived from 1883 to 1926. A particular highlight is a water-lily pond with its famous Japanese bridge which featured in many of Monet's masterpieces. Highlights Walk through Monet's inspirational garden Tour the home and workshop where Monet lived and worked Illuminating commentary from your expert guide-interpreter Air-conditioned coach transport Departure Point: Central Paris. The closest metro stations are Tuileries, Palais Royal or Pyramides (Line 1, 7, 14). Departure Time: Monday - Saturday: 1:45pm Sunday: 8:15am Duration: 5 hours (approx.) Return details: Returns to original departure point