A 2 hours tour of Orsay Museum

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Tour Number

Activity Level

376910


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Children must be at least 4 feet tall and it is Suitable for teenagers

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to take an escalator or lift.

Maximum travelers: 2

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (fluent), Italian (fluent)

From Delacroix to Van Gogh and the Neo Impressionism


•Experience a wide covering private tour of the Orsay museum without waiting in line.
Following the thread of modernism in Art in the first mid of the 19th century with Manet, Scandal of Olympia in 1863 leader of the modern painting movement, you will discover the differents steps of Monet, Pissaro, Cézanne, Degas, Renoir, Sisley. . .

Why and how they decide from 1874 to present their works in total independance!

What is Impressionism and how each one of these artists dealed with new techniques freeing themselves from the Academical Salons rules.

All the various artistic trends born after 1886, with the Neo Impressionsm and Pointillism of Pissaro, Seurat, Signac, leading to the revolutionary Cubism of Cezanne and fascinating Fauvism of Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin.

Itinerary

From the ground floor of Orsay Museum- Romantic and Realism periods up to the 5th floor Impressionism and Fauvism Periods.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: in front of the Museum, at Gate C

End Point Options: Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: This tour ends at the exit of the Museum, where I can drop you at the nearest Taxi, metro or Bus station.

Duration: 2 hours

Transportation

This is a walking tour, but if you wish I can customize this tour for you providing a cab or private car with driver with pick up at your Hotel and return.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Other: My services as an official guide for a full guided tour of Orsay Museum, with skipping the line entrance.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

5 euros - Drinks if necessary

What’s Extra

Other: Orsay Admission tickets 14euros/person, and public transport from your Hotel to Orsay Museum, by metro or bus,(2euros/person).
Upon your request I can customize a special tour including a private car with driver.

A Recent Review of this tour

What a treat it was to spend the morning with Patricia at the Orsay. We thoroughly enjoyed her explanations of the various paintings and the Impressionst movement. She is an excellent guide!
Rosemarie Sherin

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Private tour guide Patricia

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