Orsay and Orangerie museums : Claude Monet and the Impressionist's

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Tour Number

Activity Level

446193


Categories

City, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 5

Language(s)

explanation

French (fluent), English (fluent)

Half day private guided tour


Let's meet in front of musée d'Orsay, old train station transformed into a museum in 1986 to house a large collection from the 19th century, from the Pre-impressionists to Van Gogh and Gauguin. You will come across Manet, Monet, Renoir but also some Pissarro or Degas. Highlights of the museum. Immerse yourself in the bucolic French countryside painted by many artists.
Short break in the Tuileries gardens for a snack or a cup of coffee.

Let's walk then to the Orangerie museum, still located in the Tuileries. Your guide will start the tour from the large scaled waterlilies painted by Claude Monet. 2 peaceful rooms where you will be struck by the beauty of those panels. Then, your guide will lead to you to some other famous canvases, part of the Orangerie collection : Renoir, Cézanne, Gauguin, Picasso or Matisse.

Itinerary

Let's meet in front of musée d'Orsay, Rhino statue.
1 hour 30 tour in Orsay
Short break in the Tuileries gardens for a snack or a cup of coffee. 30/45 mn
Let's walk then to the Orangerie museum (10 mn), still located in the Tuileries. Your guide will start the tour from the large scaled waterlilies painted by Claude Monet.
More or less 1 hour 30 in Orangerie museum
End of tour, in front of Concorde square. Metro station : Concorde.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Suggested by Guide: Rhino bronze statue by the Orsay museum entrance.

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 3 hours

Transportation

walking tour

What’s Included

Other: Private guide
Entrance fees to Orsay and Orangerie museums (skip the line but no priority due to security and bags check)

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 euros - snacks, personal expenses

What’s Extra

Other: Personal expenses
Snacks
Souvenirs

A Recent Review of this tour

Marie was flexible to our arrival time. She had to change part of the tour due to closings. What we has was a fantastic overview of the Orsay museum and a walk around Montmarte. We found her to be friendly and knowledgeable. We hope to use her again.
Lilia Daniel

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