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8 Things to Do in Giverny

Up-to-Date 2024  –  By Culture Francia Team

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What to See & Do

Giverny Overall Appeal ★★☆☆☆

  Name Appeal Type Visit Cost
01 Monet's House & Garden ★★★★☆

Garden + House Museum

Either Paid
02 Impressionism Museum ★★☆☆☆ Museum - Art Self Paid
03 Biking Vernon ↔ Giverny ★☆☆☆☆ Biking Either Paid
04 Painting Galleries ★☆☆☆☆ Art Gallery Self Free
05 Main Street ★☆☆☆☆ Walking Around Self Free
06 Sainte-Radegonde Church ★☆☆☆☆ Church Self Free
07 Musée de la Mécanique ★☆☆☆☆ Museum - Mechanics Self Paid
08 Viewpoint ★☆☆☆☆ Panorama Self Free

01. Monet's House & Garden

Vibrant floral archways leading to Claude Monet's charming house in Giverny, with lush gardens and colorful flowers.

Appeal ★★★★☆
Type Garden + House Museum

Visit Self or Tour
Cost Paid

Monet’s Garden is a colorful paradise filled with seasonal flowers and the iconic Japanese bridge. And Monet’s House is full of his personal items and Japanese prints. 

02. Impressionism Museum

An exhibition room in the Impressionism Museum with blue walls displaying framed impressionist paintings. The room features wooden flooring and benches for visitors to sit and observe the artwork.

Appeal ★★☆☆☆
Type Art Museum

Visit Self
Cost Paid

The Impressionism Museum has a great collection of Impressionist art, focusing on Monet and his contemporaries. The museum’s peaceful setting and lovely gardens add to the artistic experience.

03. Biking Vernon ↔ Giverny

A person riding a bicycle along a paved path beside a river, surrounded by greenery. The sky is cloudy, and there is a small wooden structure visible in the distance.

Appeal ★★☆☆☆
Type Biking

Visit Self or Tour
Cost Paid

Biking between Vernon and Giverny is an easy-to-follow path that partly goes along the Seine River.

04. Painting Galleries

An art gallery displaying various paintings, including landscapes and abstract works. The room is well-lit with natural light streaming in from a skylight, and there are also ceramic pieces arranged on a small table.

Appeal ★☆☆☆☆
Type Art Gallery

Visit Self
Cost Free

Giverny’s small art galleries show off works by contemporary artists and pieces inspired by Impressionism, reflecting the village’s artistic roots.

05. Main Street

A quaint street in Giverny with charming stone houses, green shutters, and lush greenery. The quiet scene includes a couple of people walking or cycling under a partly cloudy sky.

Appeal ★☆☆☆☆
Type Walking Around

Visit Self
Cost Free

Giverny’s Main Street is a lovely, picturesque street with charming houses, cafes, and shops. It’s perfect for a leisurely walk through the village.

06. St. Radegonde Church

The interior of the Church of Sainte-Radegonde, showcasing its gothic architecture, arched ceilings, and rows of wooden chairs facing an altar adorned with flowers and religious statues.

Appeal ★☆☆☆☆
Type Romanesque Church

Visit Self
Cost Free

 Église Sainte-Radegonde is a historic church in Giverny dating back to the 11th century with Romanesque architecture.

In the cemetery surrounding the church lies the grave of the painter Claude Monet and his family.

07. Musée de Mécanique Naturelle

An exhibit at the Mechanical Museum featuring various old engines and mechanical devices. The machinery is arranged in a spacious room, some with informational placards.

Appeal ★☆☆☆☆
Type Mecanics Museum

Visit Self
Cost Free

Musée de Mécanique offers a look at vintage machinery and mechanical devices. The museum’s collection includes restored engines, vehicles, and tools.

08. Viewpoint

A scenic view of the countryside in Giverny, featuring rolling hills, patches of farmland, and a small village with a church steeple in the distance. The landscape is lush and green, with fields of yellow flowers visible.

Appeal ★☆☆☆☆
Type Panorama

Visit Self
Cost Free

The viewpoint in Giverny gives a view of the village and the surrounding countryside including its small vineyard.

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