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Giverny

A view of Monet`s garden

The village of Giverny France




Places to visit in Giverny the village is in the Normandy region of France.It is about a 1 hour 20 mins drive from Paris around 50 miles so ideal for a day trip. The village is right on the banks of the river Seine where it meets the River Epte.

Giverny a small village with 2 main streets which are joined by narrow lanes. One of the roads is named after the painter Claude Monet who lived in the village. He is buried in the family vault near the village church.

Giverny by the river

Giverny France picture

The area has always been popular with artists it is well worth visiting the Musée d'Art Américain on 99 rue Claude Monet 27620 in Giverny.

Monet`s garden

 Monet`s garden picture

If you want to see paintings by Monet you need to visit the near by town of Vernon.

There is a Monet museum in the town. Most people visit Giverny to see Monet's house and gardens which have been restored.The gardens are on rue Claude Monet 27620 entrance was free when we visited

They are a very busy with tourist in the summer when the garden are in full bloom.They open at 9 30 am close at 6pm you are best visiting as soon as they open.The coach trips start arriving from 10 30 am.we visited at 4 30 pm it was quieter then and you still have 1 hour 30 mins to look round. Places to eat in the village prices from £10

The nearby town of Vernon has plenty of shops, cafes, etc and good local produce market on Wednesday mornings.

To see the area fully you need to stay for a few days try this former watermill in a village a short distance away from Giverny.

Monet`s house

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This delightful former watermill is situated on the edge of the lovely village of Vetheuil, a village loved by Claude Monet from 1878 until 1881, where he painted over 150 works, including the church which can be seen from the bedroom windows.

Just 10 minutes from Giverny, this lovely holiday home with five bedrooms enjoys a large private garden, with huge terrace, and a stream that runs through the garden.

Follow in the foot steps of Claude Monet, wander through the narrow roads, enjoy the cafés or walk along the Seine or catch the train into Paris and enjoy the sights and sounds of France's capital.

Hotels in Giverny


Giverny has a few hotels to stay at try here

Hotel La Reserve


La Reserve is a special place to stay. The rooms are large and beautifully furnished.

This excellent secluded country house is just outside the village

The peace and quiet were very much appreciated. Hotel La Reserve

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Monet`s garden

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Road to the top of the cliffs at Granville

You can see the WWll bunkers and great views of the town

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Fishing boat off the coast at Granville

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