Keen on a change of scenery ? Think of Normandy ! 75 km from Paris you have arrived in Giverny heart of Impressionism where the beauty and diversity of landscapes will seduce you. Located in the village of Claude Monet only 15 minutes walk from the Museum of Impressionism, the one that was called "the house at the end of the village", then "the guardian's house" and "the milkman house" became a house most typical hosts.

At an hour from Honfleur and Versailles, its surroundings also offer multiple gardens and castles to visit. On request, I offer picnic baskets to take on your excursions, bicycles are also available, the GR2 follows the banks of the Seine for hikers and mountain bikers. You can privatize the house for a birthday, a reunion of family or friends, gather your collaborators, the time of a weekend or week, in a warm and friendly atmosphere, you can rest, read, break with everyday life and recharge your batteries. All year long discover Normandy and its rich heritage, its countryside and its many ideas for relaxation.

Claude Monet's House and Garden are open until November 1st .

For lovers of the "Petite Reine", the Tour de France 2018 will go through Vernon on July 14.

All year long

Japonisms Impressionnisms
 

Japonisms Impressionnisms

What is called “Japonisme” arrived in Europe with the universal exhibitions of Paris and London of the 1870s. This opening on the Far East and more particularly on Japan, with the art of prints, revealed to the artists Western an artistic movement – the Ukiyo-e (Japanese term meaning “image of...
Exhibition MANGUIN: “The voluptuousness of color”
 

Exhibition MANGUIN: “The voluptuousness of color”

From 14 July to 05 November 2017, the Musée des Impressionnismes de Giverny tribute to Henri Manguin. Designed by Guillaume Apollinaire as “the voluptuous painter“, Henri Manguin was one of the main creators of Fauvism. The exhibition Manguin, the voluptuousness of color, contains about ninety works that retrace the career...
NEW : RENT AN ELECTRIC BIKE
 

NEW : RENT AN ELECTRIC BIKE

Normandy, the area around Giverny, is crisscrossed with forest hikes and cycle paths. Electric bikes are the ideal way to discover picturesque villages and colourful landscapes so loved by Impressionist painters.To ensure your bike is available, reservations are a good idea.All rides start from Giverny (bikes can’t be carried.)You will...
And the winner is …
 

And the winner is …

As part of the Normandy Impressionist Festival, kate Gabriel won the contest I have organized about les Jardins d’Helene. She won a night here, any time she wants. Thanks to everyone who entered the contest, painters, photographers, poets, you have talent !  www.kategabriel.co.uk  
Bike Trip
 

Bike Trip

Escape to the Seine valley, discover its charming villages, cycle with complete freedom. Association between Les Jardins d’Helène and the Vélo Voyageur.Velo voyageur offers wonderful bikes trips easily feasible by everyone : families with children, friends, couples. http://www.levelovoyageur.com/en/  
 
“Swing it was and unforgettable it will be ! Thank you so much dear Sandrine for this delightful weekend. Hope to renew the experience next year with you and our dear friends. All our very best for the season to come. Hugs and Kisses from Cath and Pat.”
Watercolor Travel Journal
 

Watercolor Travel Journal

Learn to Keep a Watercolor Travel Journal in Giverny- Learn easy sketching, and watercolor techniques + how to record your travel memories in a pocket, purse or backpack size journal during your stay at Les Jardins d’Helene in Giverny, France. There are interesting things to journal about everywhere you look....
Le cercle du Bâteau atelier de Vernon
 

Le cercle du Bâteau atelier de Vernon

“Le cercle du Bâteau atelier de Vernon”  boat club, allows artists to relive the impressionnist atmosphere along the banks of the river Seine. This boat is a replica of Claude Monet’s typical river boat. Starting from painter Pierre Bonnard’s house, which you can visit, you will sail down the river...