Giverny : House of Claude Monet

Monet's studio and gardens
Half Day
From 140 €

Discover this little haven of peace in Normandy only 1 hour and 15 minutes away from Paris, where Claude Monet lived for forty years. It is there that he painted his gorgeous water lilies series, which is considered the first contemporary art “installation”, and which source of inspiration was partly this garden.

When Monet arrived in Giverny, he endowed it with two beautiful gardens and redecorated the country house according to bourgeois tastes, though he was but a tenant of the estate.

Lieu de rendez-vous

In front of the “Groups” entry of the house, if you arrive by your own means, or at your hotel with a driver When leaving Paris, go to the Vernon train station from that of Saint-Lazare (a 45 minute-long ride). Then take the Vernon-Giverny shuttle which leaves every 15 minutes.