During the five day tour, you’ll be shown the important Impressionist collections in Paris, as well as venturing outside the Capital to visit a number of quaint villages painted by France’s most famous artists.
You have the opportunity to join a very special tour of the world of the French Impressionists with our expert guide.
Meet your guide
Danièle Pironon is a highly qualified Art Historian and a graduate of the Ecole du Louvre. Our clients consistently report back that she is the most knowledgeable guide they have ever had. She will start with the background, tracing the development which took place in art as the 19th century unfolded, with the change from the classical style, the precursors to and then birth of the Impressionist movement.
DAY 1: Orangerie, afternoon walking tour of Montmartre.
DAY 2: Musée d’Orsay, Petit Palais, Marmottan Monet.
DAY 3: Bougival, Louveciennes, Ile de Chatou, Maison Fournaise, Marly-le-Roi.
DAY 4: Auvers-sur-Oise, “Voyage au temps des Impressionistes”, Auberge Ravoux, Maison de Van Gogh, Dr Gachet’s house, Daubigny’s home and atelier (still owned by his descendants), Van Gogh’s tomb.
DAY 5: Monet’s Garden at Giverny, Musée des Impressionismes.