Claude Monet's quiet escape outside of Paris is just as picturesque as it was when he was creating his impressionist masterpieces over 120 years ago. Join us on this unforgettable day trip from Paris to the heart of Normandy where we'll discover Monet's many inspirations in the small town of Giverny. With roundtrip transportation, an expert guide, guided tour through Giverny and a picnic along the Seine River, you'll be immersed in the world of Monet's life and his art.
Aboard a private bus, you'll travel from Paris to Vernon as your knowledgeable guide provides you with information on Claude Monet and the beautiful estate he created for himself in the heart of Normandy. We'll make a quick stop in Vernon to visit the local open-air market and collect items for a picnic lunch before getting back on the bus to make the 5-minute trip to Giverny. Here, we'll take time to enjoy our lunch followed by Monet's private gardens. You'll have the opportunity to walk across the famous Japanese bridge, visit Claude Monet's home, and pose for pictures among rows of vibrant flowers. A Afterwards, enjoy a stroll through various artists' ateliers as you walk along the streets of Giverny. See where Claude Monet is buried and learn about how he influenced the impressionist movement. Our day will end with a relaxing bus ride back to Paris. HIGHLIGHTS • Monet's Gardens with skip-the-line access • Japanese Bridge • Monet's House • Monet's Gravesite • Hotel Baudy • Picnic along the Seine