You will be driven from Paris to Giverny, in the comfort of an air-conditioned minibus, where you will start your day with the visit of Claude Monets property. Located at the edge of Normandy, about 50 miles north of Paris, Claude Monets Home is one of the most popular tour destination around Paris.
There you will discover the famous gardens created by the most famous of the Impressionist painters often referred to as the father of Impressionism, though not the first to have painted in a style that would become known as Impressionism. You will enjoy the sight of the well-known Japanese bridge in the midst of its flowered paths and wather-lily ponds, and the house, with its pink crushed brick faade, where the leader of the Impressionist School spent 43 years from 1883 until his death in 1926.
After a morning spent in one of this most inspirational settings, you will head off to the banks of the Epte River where you will have lunch at the lovely Moulin de Fourges restaurant, a 200-year-old mill. The architecture of this listed site, dating back to the 18th century, draws its inspiration from hamlet of Marie-Antoinette at Versailles.
In the afternoon, you will be driven to Versailles palace, residence of the Sun King, Louis XIV, to enjoy a guided visit of Louis XIVs suite, the Hall of Mirrors and more After your guided tour inside the castle you will also have some remaining time to discover the famous A la Franaise gardens.
During this period access to the gardens will be included to see the fountains and groves spring to life to the rhythm of the music:
On Saturdays and Sundays from April to October
+ some additional dates (May 8,10, 22, 29, June 5, 12, 19, 26 and August 15)
The Musical Gardens takes place on Tuesdays and Fridays from April to October
During this period access to the gardens will be included to enjoy in the rhythm of the music