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Discover the unparalleled beauty of the home and gardens of Claude Monet where he lived and painted for the last 40 years of his life. Visit the interior of his home, and then stroll through the two distinctly unique gardens which Monet himself designed and modified throughout his life.

Join our half-day trip from Paris, and you’ll see a hundred different types of flowers and foliage intertwining to create some very colorful living art in Monet’s Flower Garden. Then you’ll feel as though you’ve stepped into one of his paintings when you visit the Japanese garden. Seeing the lake full of waterlilies you’ll understand why Monet used this garden as the inspiration for over 250 of his paintings.

Tour Highlights:

- Monet’s Home: Visit the home where this leader in the Impressionist movement lived for more than 40 years.

- The Flower Garden: Planted with more than 100 different types of flowers which bloom and are pruned for different seasons this garden is breathtakingly beautiful at all times of the year.

- The Japanese Garden: This is where Monet spent most of his time painting the ever changing aspects of the waterlilies in his pond.
Live guide: Our live guide will give you an introduction to Monet’s life as well as show and explain some of his greatest works.

- Visual Aids: Your guide will carry photos taken throughout Monet’s life. You’ll be able to see the faces of his family members and himself in the gardens and home you visit as well as compare some of the works which he created in the gardens to what you can see today.

- Monet’s Gravesite: Visit the humble grave of this great man and hear about how his friends and family mourned his loss.

- Small Group: You will be in a group with no more than eight people and your guide. So individual attention and quality time with your guide can be guaranteed.

- Half-Day Tour: When you drive from Paris you can visit Giverny and be back to Paris in only four hours.

- Comfortable A/C Van: Ride in a brand new comfortable A/C van to and from Giverny. You can even pick up some souvenirs and we’ll put them in the back for you.
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Maison et jardins de Claude Monet
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If you’re a fan of Claude Monet, then this guided tour from Paris to his gardens in Giverny is a must-do activity. See where the great Impressionist artist lived for 40 years, and delight in familiar scenery as you stroll through the Japanese Garden and spot waterlilies. Learn from an informative guide about Monet’s life work and his family. This small-group tour is limited to just eight people, ensuring personalized attention.
  • 5-hour trip to Claude Monet’s gardens in Giverny
  • Tour the artist’s home
  • Small-group tour limited to eight people ensures a more memorable experience
  • Admire in real life the same scenery Monet depicted in more than 250 of his paintings
  • Gain insight into the artist’s inspirations and personal life
  • Audio guide and round-trip transport by comfortable minivan from Paris included
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Reviewed 2 days ago
A very comfortable and relaxing way to see Giverny

We considered the cheaper options with the self-guided bus tours but decided to go with the Blue Fox small group tour. It was really nice and relaxing, allowing sufficient time at the grave site, the gardens and the house to see it all. I would...More

1  Thank RandBrad
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Small group tour of Monet's Gardens and Gravesite

Our tour guide, Yass, picked my 83 year old Mom and me up at our hotel in Paris and we talked the entire way to Giverny. He was so knowledgeable, personable, thoughtful and kind. He really went out of his way to accommodate my mom...More

2  Thank Leslie E
Reviewed 4 days ago
Perfection at Giverny

We had a wonderful time on this tour, our small group arrived at the gardens before any other tourists had. So enjoyed 30minutes alone in this wonderful garden. Our tour guide was full of useful information.

2  Thank AllanWestport
Reviewed 1 week ago
More than I had hoped for

Visited in late July and thought the flowers would have faded and that it might not as beautiful as we had heard it was. Glad to admit we were wrong. There is color every where. Lots of blooms and color in the buildings also. This...More

1  Thank karengodley
Reviewed 1 week ago
Lovely Diversion that is Not Paris

Monet's gardens and house are justly praised. It's a unique and lovely excursion, especially at peak bloom times. The house is interesting all on its own, for its history, decor, and collections of Japoniste items. Monet had a great eye, in all respects. The Blue...More

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We took about an hour to drive from arc de triomphe to Giverny. We had two hours in the garden, quite happily spent and saw it all at leisure then took a little bit longer to come back late afternoon because of afternoon... More
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