Giverny near Paris

Giverny near Paris is located Northwest, Givern is just 80km. Vernon to Giverny is around 6km. Giverny is only one day trip from Paris. How to get to Giverny? 

  • By car 1 hour from Paris. Take the Highway A14 next to A13 and N15 to arrive at Giverny.
  • By train, take the train at the Gare Station St-Lazarre. Trains run regularly to Vernon. It takes about 45 minutes. Times available online at www.sncf.com. Arrive at Vernon and take the bus or taxi to Giverny.
  • By bike, rent one for the full day use the pathway for bike and pedestrians.
  • Monet's Gardens Bike Tour offers by Fat Tire Bike Tour. Information at fattirebiketours.com

Monet House and Gardens

What to see in Giverny?

Fondation Claude Monet or Monet Gardens: Founder of the French Impressionist Claude Monet. He moved to Giverny with his family. Visit Monet house and gardens. Monet's Gardens are surrounded by flowers and ponds. Giverny is really beautiful from April to July.

Orientalist Water Gardens contain the water lilies and the Japanese bridge recognized in Monet's paintings. Address of Fondation Claude Monet, rue Claude Monet 27620 Giverny. 

Musee des impressionnismes Giverny 99 Rue Claude Monet. There is a restaurant cafe with a terrace in the gardens. Kids activities are organized at the museum.

Monet's Grave is in Giverny behind the church.

Hotels and restaurants in Giverny

Restaurant ancien Hôtel Baudy, 81 rue Claude Monet Giverny. Located 500m of the Foundation The restaurant serves a delicious Normandy style cuisine.

Le Clos Fleuri a Bed and Breakfast in Giverny near the Church and a short walk 5 minutes to the Gardens. Address: 5 Rue de la Dîme.

L'Esquisse Gourmande a French restaurant in Giverny. Excellent food with reasonable price. Location: 73 Bis Rue Claude Monet.

Les Nympheas restaurant, rue Claude Monet. Time for rest! The building was a part of the Claude Monet's Farm. Excellent Modern cuisine served in an indoor terrace.

Les Jardins de Giverny is a restaurant, a nice house surrounded by flowers and trees. Address: 1 Rue du Milieu.

Famous Monet Paintings

  • Oat and Poppy Field, Giverny, 1890
  • Bridge over a Pond of Water Lilies, 1899
  • Water Lilies, 1920-1926, Musée de l'Orangerie


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