Monet’s waterlilies…Degas’s dancers…Caillebotte’s Paris

              6 days/5 nights from $2949*

Paris was home to all of the important Impressionist painters…learn about the lives and see the great masterpieces of one of the most popular artistic movements of all time…the Impressionists took the visual arts in a radical new direction in the mid-late 19th-century…with an emphasis on color over line and light over academics, they created a movement which serves as the basis of modern art…critics of the day derided their work as “despicable” with “shocking” subject matter and brush stokes that looked like ‘black tounge lickings”, their art is revered the world over and brings record prices at auction…a specialist in Impressionist art will introduce you to the wonderful collection at the Musée d’Orsay…enjoy a private walking tour of Montmarte, an ever vibrant artists’s community set on a hilltop overlooking all of Paris…spend a day in Normandy just to the west of Paris where many artists found inpiration…visit Monet’s beautiful gardens at Giverny and then continue on the Normandy village of Auvers-sur-Oise, final resting place of Van Gogh...use your Paris museum pass to see the magnificent waterlilies of Monet at the Musée Marmottan…stroll along the Seine River or relax in one of Paris’s famous cafés and savor the ambiance of the City of Light.

Package Price Includes:

  • 5 nights accommodation in Paris at the 4-star Sofitel Le Faubourg or the 4-star Hotel Pont Royal
  • Daily breakfast
  • Private guided tour of the Musée d’Orsay with a specialist in Impressionist art
  • Private walking tour of Montmartre
  • Private full-day “In The Footsteps of the Impressionists” tour to Monet’s house and gardens in Giverny & to the village of Auvers-sur-Oise
  • Private roundtrip airport transfers
  • 2-day Paris museum pass
  • Service charges and VAT

* Price is per person, double occupancy and subject to change due to trade shows, holiday periods, & currency exchange rate. Entrance fees and gratuity not included. Other hotels available at different rates.




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