After a pick-up from your hotel or apartment in Paris, the drive to Giverny is about one hour.
Skip the line and enter the gardens with your guide. Enjoy the classic Norman enclosed garden with the Apple trees as well as the numerous kinds of flowers chosen by Monet for his garden. Go also to the Japanese garden to admire the water lily bridge that you have certainly seen in a lot of his painting.
Then visit the inside of the house of Claude Monet where he lived half of his life since his 40's, with his big family composed by his two sons and Mrs Alice Hoschede and all her children. You will discover and imagine their life here in the small hamlet of Giverny.
After or just before lunch, a drive to the little town of Auvers sur Oise during for about.
You will see there the little hotel, the restaurant and the cemetery with the grave of Vincent Van Gogh and his brother.
Make a pleasant walk in the town to recognize the church, the streets and the house of the Doctor Gachet so often illustrated in his painting.
You can imagine the ideas and inspiration places of the famous painter Vincent Van Gogh!
At the end of the afternoon, you are driven back to Paris and drop off at your hotel or apartment.
Giverny : garden
Auvers sur Oise : castle
Auvers sur Oise : the church