Best known as Vincent van Gogh´s place of death, the pretty little town of Auvers-Sur-Oise on the northwestern outskirts of Paris, gained its fame as on 19th Century a number of painters lived and worked here.

Nearby Attractions

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Saint-Pierre de Montmartre
An unsung gem of a medieval church, Saint-Pierre started life in the 12th century as a renowned women's monastery.
Moulin de la Galette
A windmill in the historic Montmartre district that has been immortalised in works by Renoir and Van Gogh.
A vibrant and artistic neighbourhood once home to Renoir and Gauguin, offering spectacular views over the city.
Moulin Rouge
An iconic venue opened in the late 19th century, credited with the invention of the can-can dance.
Local artisan bakeries
Montmartre's pastry chefs and bakers are amongst the best in the world - and some of the best shops are hidden in plain sight.
Savoury crepes
It's a type of very thin pancake, sweet or savoury, served with a variety of fillings that may be served as either main meal or dessert.

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Monet's Picturesque Home: A Private Day Trip From Paris inc Transport & Tickets
A must for any art enthusiast, this tour will whisk you away to Giverny to explore the life and work of Monet.

  • Visit the home of Claude Monet, where he lived with his wife Alice and eight children.
  • See Monet’s collection of stunning Japanese prints.
  • Admire Monet’s watergarden which inspired much of his work.
  • Private car pick-up and drop-off from place of your choice.
Take a trip to Giverny and visit the home of the leader of the Impressionist art movement, Claude Monet. The artist lived in this house with his wife Alice and his eight children. Here you will be able to see the famous watergarden which inspired much his work, which he painted over decades. You and your guide will explore Monet’s house at your own pace, and see his collection of Japanese prints which had subtle influences on his work. Finally, see the Clos Normand, the remainder of his garden which he tirelessly worked on throughout his time there.

We built this tour because 
Monet's water lilies are some of the most recognizable and iconic impressionist paintings, yet few have ventured to Giverny to see Monet's inspiration.  


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