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Claude Monet's House and Gardens

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Address: rue Claude Monet, 27620 Giverny, France
Phone Number: 33 232 51 28 21
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Description: These beautiful gardens inspired Impressionist Claude Monet's most famous...
These beautiful gardens inspired Impressionist Claude Monet's most famous work.
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If you love beauty, art and nature - this is the place for you to go!

magnificent! authentic! worth to travel there from Paris, just pay attention to the bus and train schedules when you plan your visit. Quite easy to get there by train and shuttle... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

magnificent! authentic! worth to travel there from Paris, just pay attention to the bus and train schedules when you plan your visit. Quite easy to get there by train and shuttle bus. You will need couple of hours for this visit. To really enjoy the place, pickup a sunny / good weather day as most of the visit is outside.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We have now been to the house and gardens twice at slightly different times of the year and will almost certainly return. Despite the crowds there is a very relaxed atmosphere and the gardens are a riot of colour. The water lilies were not as abundant as previously but we're still impressive. You will need to go slightly earlier in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This is really a wonderful place to visit if you are anywhere nearby in France. It is a very short (approx. one hr.) train ride from Paris. Take the train to Rouen from the St. Lazare station. Disembark at Vernon. From here there is a shuttle train that will take you to Giverny. IF, however, you decide to make more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This was our third visit and yet the place still enthrals us. It is wise to book ahead on-line or do it via your B&B (as we did) as you avoid the long queues to enter. The pre-booking entrance is down the side with the Group entrance. If you are gardener you will be overwhelmed; if you are an artist... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Being there was a dream come true. The dream only got better with the reality. The garden is glorious - the most beautiful garden in the world. Having been there, one has a new appreciation for Monet's Art and seeing the waterlillies in the Orangerie was the experience of a lifetime... I bought Sue Roe 'The Private Lives of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is such a dream come true! The place was even more beautiful then I thought. Easy to go by yourself, without a tour. Recommendations: Plan your visit for a sunny day. Book a full day. Take an early train from Paris to Vernon, they go every 2 hours. When arriving at Vernon, rent bikes just opposite the station. They... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We last visited the Monet gardens 7 years ago, and looked forward to an opportunity to return. Visiting this year late afternoon on a rather dull and drizzly August afternoon we were surprized by the number of visitors – seemingly far more than on a sunny day in 2008 … large parties of American, Chinese and Japanese tourists had presumably... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Very charming and beautiful place. A lot of work has gone into the colour and planting schemes. It gets very busy. Best to go first thing when it opens at 09:30. Buy tickets in advance and use group entrance which takes you straight to the famous enough lily pond.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Beautiful area of France and to see Claude Monet’s home and gardens were just amazing. The home filled with colour and the gardens just as he painted them. Such a beautiful and tranquil site. Try to go on your own so you have lots of time to wander and contemplate this artist.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Charming and quaint. Nice to see where all those water lilies were painted. Gardens are lovely and home is nicely maintained. The large crowds of fellow tourists make it impossible to take a reasonably good photo. The all encompassing presence of selfie sticks and tablets, held high in the air is a major distraction.

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