In Giverny you will visit Monet’s gardens and gain an insight into the life and works of the famous impressionist painter.
01 Apr - 31 May: Wednesday & Saturday
01 Jun - 31 Jul: Tuesday, Wednesday & Saturday
01 Aug - 28 Oct: Wednesday & Saturday
8.5 Hours (approximately)Start time
Your tour meets at our office located at 24 rue Edgar Faure, 75015 Paris.
The closest Metro station is Dupleix (line 6).
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
Tour ends at 24 rue Edgar Faure, 75015 Paris.
Travel by rail through the breathtakingly beautiful Normandy countryside to the village of Vernon. Collect your bikes and proceed for a visit of Monet’s gardens accompanied by an English speaking guide.
You will start by visiting the Vernon Farmer’s Market. Here you can purchase fruit, meat, honey, bread and drinks directly from their makers. You will stop nearby at a lovely spot on the riverbanks of the Seine where you can enjoy a picnic lunch (Payable direct).
After lunch ride your bikes along the riverbanks towards Monet's home. You will visit the following places which are related to the famous artist:
Monet’s Gardens: Admire the beautiful flowers, the Japanese bridge and the famous water lilies in the garden.
Monet’s House: Visit Monet’s house and see the art collection that reflects his fascination with Asian art.
Monet's Gravesite: See the Giverny church where Monet is buried along with his family.
After your cycling tour of Giverny you will return to Paris by train.
Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour departure.
All of our tours operate rain or shine, and we have rain ponchos for sale in our office.
All participants over 12 years of age must be able to ride a bike.
Tandems reserved for guests less than 70lbs/32kg.
Trailers have a 2 kids capacity with a combined maximum weight of 80lbs/36kg
Baby seats have a maximum weight limit of 48lbs/22kg
Please specify at the time of booking if children need special equipment.
Please dress appropriately for the weather.
Great day all round! Thomas our guide was funny, informative and well organised with excellent English. We did some great tours with our two boys aged 10 and 12 during our time...Mrs D Fazzalari, Australia, 15/Oct/2015
It rained throughout the entire day. Surprisingly, it did little to dampen our spirits. We were provided with ponchos and a very cheerful (which became infectious) tour guide....Ronald Damasauskas, United States, 27/Sep/2015
Although it was a gray, rainy day in May, my mom and I had a wonderful time biking from Vernon to Giverny. We began the day at Gare St. Lazare and upon meeting our group at...Amy L Doering, United States, 17/Jun/2014