Giverny: Monet's House and Gardens Guided Tour
- Small group
- Duration: 1.5 hours
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We felt devoting a half-day to visiting Giverny would be a good time investment. Boy, was it, especially with the expert (and delightful) guidance of Claire, our host. From the prompt pick up to the spot-on drop off, it was a great day. She was always trying to make our experience as rich as possible, including making sure we were the first group there and got our own 13 seconds of private viewing (it really made a difference as the crowds got bigger and bigger). We highly recommend this tour; we got what we paid for (and more).
Very informative and in depth tour of the main battle points. Stephan was an awesome guide and was very flexible with stopping whenever we found a bunker interesting AND still got us to the cementary well in time for taps. Definitely worth doing to enjoy this historical landmark to the fullest. SUGGESTION: I personally love small stories so maybe including more throughout the tour would make it even more breathtaking and personal. Overall an amazing trip by an amazing guide!
Absolutely a must see. But most of the excursion will be you sitting for hours. If I’m not mistaken, the drive is more than 4 hours one way and the tour of St Michel is only 3 hours. The guides are good. But speak up if the bus gets warm. Also they don’t announce it but there’s a bathroom in the bus. As all excursion with lunches, lower your expectations but the lunch in this one wasn’t bad.
we had an excellent lady guide, Mrs Gaëlle Lotton, who not only knew the History of the place perfectly well, but also how to tell it in an entertaining and interesting way. Despite the Covid-restrictions in place, we enjoyed our visit thoroughly (the more so as for once there were less people around, the masses of tourists during the summer normally being somewhat overwhelming)
Perfect half day trip to discover Monet’s gardens and home. I thought there might be some paintings, but only the inspiration. The gardens were magnificent, even in early October. Please note that while the meeting place is only 500ft from the Arc De Triumph, you cannot see it from the circle, so make sure you have the right street.