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Giverny Gardens near Paris

Giverny Monet's Gardens near Paris is one one the most famous places in France. Claude Monet's joyful paintings are touching the heart of many. The cute garden he designed was the inspiration of many of his best paintings. Religiously kept as it was by passionate gardeners, it is georgeous in spring, summer and fall.The bus tour from Paris to Giverny Garden is competing with the tour to Versailles Palace as the most popular bus tour from Paris. Famous places in France.

Giverny Monet's Gardens facts

Claude Monet, a French painter, was the most famous impressionnist painter. His painting, Impression soleil levant, gave its name to impressionism. Musée d'Orsay and Marmottan Museum in Paris have many Claude Monet's masterpieces. In addition, Claude Monet's house and garden in Giverny keep alive his memory. The garden is maintained in its original design. It reminds of famous Monet paintings like the Japanese bridge, the waterlilies.

84, rue Claude Monet
Giverny 27620 France

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Japanese bridge in Giverny gardens

Claude Monet and Giverny

Claude Monet was born in Paris in 1840. A painter, Monet rejected the traditional approach to landscape painting and learned from nature itself. Monet observed variations of color and light caused by the daily or seasonal changes. Claude Monet settled in Giverny, a lovely village in Normandy near Paris in 1883 and untiringly transformed what was an abandoned domain into a floral masterpiece, to be the inspiration for many of his greatest works of art. Claude Monet traveled a lot, but he was never really far from his garden . Through constant correspondence, he kept a close eye on his family and garden. Frequent visits from his friends and admirers turned Giverny into the center of his existence. Until his death in 1926, the great painter would never really leave his Giverny house. Monet and Giverny.

Claude Monet attracted many American painters to Giverny. The interesting Giverny Museum of Impressionisms is a legacy of their stay in Giverny. Web site.

Claude Monet in Giverny
Claude Monet in Giverny

Paris to Giverny bus tour

Giverny is a village along 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 river and follow Giverny signs. A simple way to visit the house and garden of Monet in Giverny is a guided bus tour (not in winter). Combine the visit of Giverny with a visit to Versailles, a one day bus tour.

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Waterlilies in Giverny garden
Waterlilies in Giverny garden

Giverny apartment

Offering a barbecue, Les Ramier is situated in Giverny, 300 m from Giverny Garden. Free WiFi and private parking is available. Located above an art gallery, both apartments have a seating and dining area. There is also a kitchen, fitted with a dishwasher. An oven and microwave are also offered, as well as a coffee machine. Towels are available. Les Ramier also includes a sun terrace. This property also has one of the best-rated locations in Giverny.

66, rue Claude Monet
Giverny 27620 France
Stay in Giverny apartment
Stay in Giverny apartment

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Restaurant near Giverny

The Normandy landscape around Giverny is lovely: the rolling Seine river banks with castles such as La Roche Guyon, the small Epte river make up a delicious countryside.

Close to Giverny, Moulin de Fourges is a charming and affordable French restaurant in a water mill. Web site. A lunch near Giverny is included in the Versailles Giverny bus tour from Paris. Information.

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Restaurant near Giverny
Le moulin de Fourges restaurant near Giverny