Orsay Museum Private Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

418288


Categories

First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Cantonese (fluent), French (fluent), Mandarin (fluent)

105 minutes private visit of the Orsay museum, a journey to the vibrating years of the 19th century art.


The late 19 century is a period of changes, a period of prosperity in France. A revolution in art was forming: Barbizon school, Realism, Impressionism. . . It is an important step before modern art. The stories of the artists and their relationships are as interesting as the their work. Orsay Museum tour is an one and half hour visit in a world of colors , emotion and stories.

The visit of Orsay Museum can be completed with a half day visit of Auvers sur Oise, the last residence of Van Gogh and where he painted the Auvers-sur-Oise church. Please inquire if interested to combine the excursion with this museum tour.

Itinerary

Itinerary : We go into the museum by the priority entrance. The visit of the museum starts on the ground floor with an introduction to the changes of art in the mid 19th century. We 'll look at some paintings of Millet, Ingres, Delacroix, Courbet, Couture etc. Afterwards, we go to the 5th floor for the Impressionist 's work. We'll end up with the post-impressionist work of Van Gogh and Gauguin.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: In front of the Orsay museum, next to the elephant statue.

End location: In the museum. You may look at the souvenirs shop or take a coffee break inside the museum.

Duration: 1 hour 30 min.

Transportation

Walking inside the museum

What’s Included

My private guide service
Entrance ticket is included. Free for under 18 years old. (Bring a valid ID card if necessary)
Earphones for a better comfort of the tour

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 euro - Personal purchase and drink

What’s Extra

Any personal purchase.

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