travel42 Port Guide: Giverny

Giverny travel42 Port of Call Guide

In the minds of art lovers, Claude Monet and Giverny are forever entwined. He lived in the town 50 mi/80 km west of Paris from 1883 until his death in 1926, tending the gardens he so beautifully depicted in some of his best works. Many of those paintings are now on display at the Orangerie and Marmottan museums in Paris.

Most people will want to visit Giverny in the spring or summer to see the gardens, which have been replanted to look as they did in Monet's tim...

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