Giverny is a world famous village near Paris. Claude Monet (picture), the impressionnist painter, lived in Giverny from 1883 until 1926. His Giverny house is now a much visited museum with lovely gardens.
Claude Monet attracted many American painters to Giverny. The interesting Giverny Museum of Impressionisms is a legacy of their stay in Giverny.
Giverny is a village alongside the Seine river, 80 kilometers downstream from Paris. Locate Giverny on France map. From Paris, take the A13 or A14 freeways, exit Vernon. In Vernon, cross the bridge on the Seine river and follow Giverny signs.
Claude Monet worked very hard to turn his Giverny Gardens into a constant source of painting inspiration.
Fondation Claude Monet
84 rue Claude Monet 27620 Giverny France
Information on Monet Museum