Towards the end of our time in Monet's gardens in Giverny, the house and gardens were officially closing. However, I noticed quite a few people still coming into the gardens carrying easels and... more
Of course, if you go to Monet's gardens, then you get to see Monet's House as this is included in the price.
I found that most of the Tourist's were in the garden so the House wasn't crowded at all.... more
I enjoyed the water lilies so much that I felt I should devote a tip to just them. After all, these are the subject of many of Monet’s impressionist paintings (well, actually how the light plays... more
Crossing a tunnel under the road D5, you arrive to the JARDIN D'EAU. Monet brought this land in 1895 when he was very famous so he could create a small lake and to plant the Nynpheas. Over the lake he... more
Up in the cemetary behind the old church on the edge of Giverny village is the gravestone marking where the Impressionist artist Claude Monet is buried. A visit to this churchyard was interesting not... more
You must see, and perhaps walk over, what must be one of the most famous bridges in the world.
It is reproduced for Calendars, birthday cards, umbrellas, chocolate boxes and biscuit tins ... and... more
"A century ago, American artists working together int the impressionist style formed a colony in Giverny, home to Claude Monet. In homage to historic presence, the MAAD has welcomed visitors to... more
A visit to The Foundation of Claude Monet is a treat for impressionist fans.
The home has been restored beautifully containing photos of the man himself, walls painted as vibrantly as his garden and... more
After Monet became an established artist, he influenced many American artists with his style of painting. Many of them (Sargent, Metcalf, Ritter, Taylor, and Wendel) made their way down to Normandy,... more
Writer's note: If you are reading this page, chances are, you're an art lover and you're keen to see where Claude Monet got his inspiration from. If not, never mind, just read on and learn more about...