This region still offers many cycling hiking, is there a better way than electric bike to enjoy Giverny and its neighborhoods ?
Come and discover Normandy of the impressionist painters and its bright colored landscapes.
Reservations are required 48 hours before arrival, bikes can’t be transportable inside motor vehicles, hiking trails start at the village.
ID and a breakages deposit of 1200€ is required, payable on your arrival, a contract rental must be signed.
daily rental : 55€ / day ( rentals include helmets and locks )
2 consecutives days : 80€ ( rentals include helmets and locks )

Giverny, a source of inspiration for Claude Monet






And the winner is …

Kate Gabriel
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 !


In Concert! Museum of the Impressionism


In Concert! Musical Instruments in Art, 1860-1910

The beginnings of impressionism coincided with the arrival of new musical instruments and the increasing importance of music in everyday life, with cafés-concerts, dances and operas in particular all flourishing.

Manet, Degas, Renoir, Morisot, Whistler, Toulouse-Lautrec and Bonnard were simultaneously witnesses to, and protagonists in, these changes during a period of growing leisure.

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.


New ! Spa-Hamman-Sauna

 You need a moment to relax ? Try VOLUPTE Spa-Hammam-Sauna.

At 10minutes driving from les Jardins d’Helene, this Spa allows you to stop the clock from ticking in a zen and peaceful environment.Weather you are on your own, with friends or in a relationship, treat yourself to moment of relaxations treatments, let go of the tension in the heated spa, sauna or hammam.An experience to enjoy all year and for the guest residing at les Jardins d’Helene you will get a 10% discount on the Spa-Hammam-Sauna and 5% discount on the beauty care.Early booking is essential, do not hesitate to contact me for further informations.

“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


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. From the flowers on the door step of Les Jardins d”Helene to the waterlilies in Monet’s garden.
Barbara takes people on tours to beautiful locations (like Giverny) to tour, paint, shop, laugh and learn about the local culture.You will paint during “artists only” time in Monets Garden.
On the final evening of our workshop we will have a small show of work done during your week of instruction and everyone will receive a first place certificate for their efforts.
Do not hesitate to contact Barbara :

On the way of the Impressionisms


Let yourselves be driven by Stephane in a mythical car, the Citröen Traction.With the beloved one, in family or between friends, you will discover the neighbourhoods of Giverny, you will have great views over the spots where Claude Monet and the impressionist used to paint.
Departure from les Jardins d’Helene, 2 unforgettable hours !

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 Seine and feel emotion , inspiration  and création. You will also enjoy exceptional views  fom the Seine, the banks, islands, houses and castles… Bertrand Vautibault your captain will stop at your will, to draw, paint, take pictures, or just have a look.

10€ per person or for a group of 5 a package is possible.