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Your visit to Fondation Claude Monet starts in a little blue sitting room painted with that same colors that Monet chose. Restorations include period decorations, such as cement tiles made in Rouen, brightly painted furniture, and copper pots that contrast the cheerful blue walls of the large kitchen. Throughout the house, you'll see Monet's personal collection of over 200 Japanese woodblocks and works of art by his Impressionist contemporaries. When you stroll across the Japanese bridge, commissioned by Monet, admire the water lilies rising from the pond, which were also inspired by Japanese garden design. Low hedges separate the garden's plots, each with its own theme, harmony, shape, composition, and color palette. Look out for rare plant varieties and wisteria planted by Monet himself. Add Fondation Claude Monet to your Giverny travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Giverny trip itinerary planner .
Tours to Fondation Claude Monet
Versailles Palace & Giverny's Monet House Day Trip from Paris including Lunch BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $223
Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
Skip the Line: Giverny and Monet House Half-Day Trip from Paris BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $96
Duration: 5 hours
Giverny and Monet's Garden Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $89
Duration: 9 hours
Fondation Claude Monet Reviews
Para aqueles que amam a arte, a história, um jardim...por favor, tiram uma manhã de sua viagem para visitar a fundação Monet. Se você quiser, pode fazer um passeio combinado Versailles/Giverny. Realme... more »For those who love art, history, a garden... please take a morning off your trip to visit the Monet foundation. If you want, you can take a combined Versailles/Giverny tour. Really, it's really worth it.
uma experiencia maravilhosa,um lugar que tem uma beleza trazendo harmonia e paz Não tem como não amar esse lugar more »a wonderful experience,a place that has a beauty bringing harmony and peace There is no way not to love this place
I was fortunate to visit twice. My first visit was in April, start of tourist peak season. The best was that the Garden was in full bloom...spectacular! Amazing colors I had never seen before. Absolutely beautiful! The worst was too many people, pushing & shoving. I did not get in to visit Monet's house. I got tired of getting pushed around. The gardens are best to visit in the spring, but be patient with the crowds.... My second visit was in late October. Off season, so there were no crowds. The gardens were ready for grooming...I was able to visit inside Monet's home. The weather was a bit chilly.
Highly overrated garden just like Mona Lisa. Well it is a nice cozy garden but really not worth the time and effort it takes to travel from Paris unless you are staying very long & have seen everything the city has to offer. Also the famed Japanese bridge is beautiful in paintings but in reality quite average.
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