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Giverny & Monet’s Garden Family Tour

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Giverny & Monet’s Garden Family Tour

Private

Giverny & Monet’s Garden Family Tour

Why you shouldn't miss it ?

Benefit from skip-the-line tickets to get into Monet’s personal house and garden

Have your children express their artistic talent with a coloring booklet

Step over Claude Monet's Japanese footbridge across the famous water-lily pond

Treat your family to relaxed transportation in a comfortable van

In a nutshell

6 hours

Private

English

Wheelchair Friendly

What’s Included:

A 6-hour van service with chauffeur / A family-friendly guide for 6 hours / Skip-the-line tickets to the Monet Foundation / An activity booklet for each child / And of course- fun! 🥳
Overview

Note: Giverny is only open from April 1st, 2020 to November 1st, 2020.

Going to Giverny with your children means offering them a fun and educational experience, which combines the visit of Claude Monet’s property (house and garden) with a coloring exercise book to express their artistic talents.

Claude Monet, the Father of Impressionism, is famous for his haystacks, poplars, and water lilies. The garden surrounding his house is not only the place where he painted but also the place shown in his famous canvases.

Provided with their skip-the-line tickets and a drawing booklet, your children will explore the world of Impressionism while enjoying a gorgeous natural environment. They’ll be challenged to find the secret way that to the famous Japanese bridge. Helped by their art historian guide, they will learn everything about Claude Monet, his life, and his style.

Your private chauffeur and your expert guide will meet you in Paris, at the place of your choice. A little less than 2 hours will be needed to reach Giverny, an attractive village in Normandy.

On the way, your “Mary Poppins” guide will engage your children with a few anecdotes to undertake a journey through Claude Monet’s life and the Impressionist art movement.

Once at the location, you’ll skip queue and enter Monet’s charming manor: la Maison du Pressoir (i.e. apple mill house). The inside will take you back to a 19th century-like atmosphere. Your children will learn about Monet’s family life (8 children at home… no less) and the painter’s passion for Japanese prints. You will feel like the house is still inhabited with its charming household details- even the pans are still in the kitchen!

The perfect escapade to have an enjoyable Giverny and Monet Garden Tour with your family

The highlight of the tour will definitely be Monet’s gardens. The first one is made of flowers, near the house, and the next one, on the opposite side of the road, is “made of water.” How to reach the latter? That will be your children’s mission, to find the way, following flowery paths – and the clues given to them by their guide.

Finally! Here you are on the Japanese Bridge, glorified in so many canvases! Your kid-friendly guide will tell you how Monet succeeded in making this wonderful water lily pond out of a swamp. Your tour ends in the workshop where Monet put final touches on his paintings. The reason it is oversize will be one of the questions your kids will have to solve.

A small stroll through the village will allow you to view typical Norman settings while you stop for a quick lunch. This will be the time to see your kids express their creativity with their drawing booklet and color markers set. Who knows, maybe there is a future Monet among the family!

And if you would love to see both Versailles and Giverny in the same day, have a look at our Palace of Versailles & Giverny Family Tour by Van!

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FAQ

Is lunch included in this Giverny & Monet Garden tour?

Lunch is not included but your guide will recommend some restaurants, both on the road to Giverny and in Giverny village itself.

Do my kids need to be skilled painters?

At Meet the Locals, we believe that there is an artist in every kid. With the help of a black and white drawing exercise booklet, they will use the existing lines to color in the drawings. However, if you want a complete drawing/painting lesson, we can provide you with a private teacher for an extra charge.

Can I combine this tour with another cultural points of interest?

If you wish to extend your Giverny & Monet Garden tour length to 10 hours, this discovery of Giverny could be perfectly combined with other cultural points of interest. For instance, for a Versailles and Giverny tour, click here. For other inquiries, such as Giverny and Chantilly or Auvers-sur-Oise (or any other location) please contact us.

What if we have more than 6 people?

Just advise our superhero squad in your request form about the number of people in your party, as well as their category (adult or child), so we’ll be able to tell you about the extra fee per additional person.

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€1250

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€1250

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€1250

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€1275

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€1300

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What if we have more than 6 people?? Or we want to customize our trip?? Oh no! Just kidding, no problem is too big for us! 
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Starting point
At your convenience, from end of March to 1st November included.
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    Mike T.

    I enjoyed wonderful customer service while making an advance booking for a private day trip from Paris to Versailles and Monet’s garden. I was met at my door by the driver and guide. Not only did we have skip-the-line entrance tickets, but we stopped at a Michelin starred restaurant for lunch (separate payment). Perfect for a worry-free, once-in-a-lifetime luxurious private tour.

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