Giverny Gardens near Paris

Claude Monet and Giverny

Giverny is a world famous village near Paris. Claude Monet, 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. Their legacy is the interesting Giverny Museum of Impressionisms.

Giverny garden
Giverny garden

Paris to 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.

A simple way to visit Giverny is on a guided tour (not available in winter). You can combine the visit of Giverny with a visit to Versailles, a one day tour.

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Monet Museum in Giverny

Claude Monet worked hard to turn his Giverny Gardens into a source of painting inspiration.

Maintained in their original design, the gardens will remind you of famous paintings by Claude Monet like the Japanese bridge and the waterlilies.

Fondation Claude Monet
84 rue Claude Monet 27620 Giverny France
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Giverny Impressionist Museum near Paris

If you come to Giverny, don't miss the interesting Giverny Museum of Impressionisms, a legacy of the colony of American painters in Giverny.

Restaurant near Giverny

Close to Giverny, Moulin de Fourges is a lovely and affordable French restaurant in a water mill. A lunch there is included in the Versailles Giverny tour.

Restaurant near Giverny
Restaurant near Giverny
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