- Impressionnists Tour I: Orsay Museum
Who were the Impressionists and why is everybody talking about them? How did this group of artist outcasts become the most famous and important group of artists in the end of the 19th century in France? And how did the work and life of Claude Monet contribute to Modern Art as we know it today? Join this experience from within the Impressionists’ stories and come to know about the history of art and the art of history.
Duration: 2 hours
- Impressionnists Tour II: Montmartre
The area of Montmartre in the north of Paris is par excellence the most artistic district of the city. Montmartre was the cradle of artists, writers, poets and their students who used to hang out in brothels, cabarets, theaters and Parisian bistrots. During this walking tour, we will visit several venues that the Impressionnists used for their paintings or lived in, which have now become some of the most important city landmarks.
Duration : 2 hours
- Impressionnists Tour III : Giverny*
Claude Monet is the father of Impressionnism. His long researches for the ideal open-air spot for painting have brought him in 1883 to Giverny (Normandy). In this village, only 45 minutes far from Paris, he chose to build his home, stage his extended family and create from scratch one of his most important artworks : his garden with the water-lillies pond. During this tour, we will visit Monet’s house and garden, we will walk around Giverny’s hotspots, and will discover what an impressionnist’s life was like.
Duration : 5 hours
*The tour is realised from April 1st until the end of October.