on each tourist place as never before!
- Location: 50 miles west of Paris
- Attraction type: A village
- Significance: A village made famous by artist Calude Oscar Monet who live here
- Best Time to Visit: April to October
- How to Reach: By road A13 from Paris to Bonnieres and then via road D201; Alternatively by train from Paris to Vernon
- Nearest International Airport: Paris Charles de Gaulle, and Orly
The house of Claude Monet with its weeping willows, water gardens, Japanese bridge, and water lilies attracts tourists in hordes from late mornings till the time it closes. To get a trouble free visit around the house it is best to reach Giverny by 10 o’clock when Monet’s house opens its doors for visitors. Inside the house Monet’s collection of outstanding Japanese prints is remarkable. From the outside it appears a bit eccentric and immensely interesting because of its Oriental architecture. From a store inside the artist’s house you could buy Claude Monet’s duplicate paintings and souvenirs. You are allowed inside the premises of the house till 6 in the evening.
Activities in Giverny
Explore Giverny village in Siene valley on foot or bicycle. This charming village with its meadows, woodlands, and dales is a hiker’s paradise. The forested hillsides with its willows and birch are a treat for the eyes. With little undergrowth, trails through these woods are a pleasant exercise. The open spaces allow you to have a memorable picnic with your family and friends. In case you want to save the save botheration of binging food, you could have delicious lunch in a restaurant at Claude Monet’s house.
You could have a feeling of the rustic charm if you stay in The Robins in Giverny village. With exposed beams and stone walls, this village home exudes a Bohemian charm. Breakfast in the garden under a canopy is enticing. You would be served with bread prepared fresh from the kitchen oven. Le Clos Fleuri with a homely ambiance is another fabulous place to stay.