Orsay Museum Highlights

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Tour Number

Activity Level

359879


Categories

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

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (fluent)

Orsay Museum Impressionism and post Impressionism paintings and sculptures


See during a 2 to 2, 5 hours tour the most beautiful paintings of the impressionist movement, Renoir, Degas, Monet, Manet, Cézanne etc. and the post impressionist painters as Van Gogh, Gauguin etc. See the end of Academic sculptures and the Expressionism of Rodin. Orsay is the largest collection of art from the middle of the 19th Century to the end of the Belle époque.

Itinerary

Orsay is located on the other side of the Seine river facing the Louvre. In this earlier railway station built in 1900 for the Paris World Fair see during a 2 to 2, 5 hours tour the most beautiful paintings of the pre-impressionist Delacroix, Ingres, Millet, Courbet, then impressionist movement, Renoir, Degas, Monet, Manet, Cézanne etc. and the post impressionist painters as Van Gogh, Gauguin etc. See the end of Academic sculptures and the Expressionism of Auguste Rodin. Orsay is the largest collection of art from the middle of the 19th Century to the end of the Belle époque preceding the WWI.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At the elephant statue in front of the museum

End location: At the elephant statue in front of the museum

Duration: 2 hours 30 min.

Transportation

Walking tour

What’s Included

Other: 2 to 2,5 hours guided tour of the highlights of the Orsay museum. Entrances and line cut.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 EUR - for souvenirs at gift shop if any..

What’s Extra

Other: Any purchases of a personal nature

A Recent Review of this tour

Again in Paris, we had an excellent Guide, Alain, who taught us so much about the art movements between 1850 - 1900. He was so passionate about the information it easily engaged our group age 75 to 16. It was a magnificent day.
Leah Miciotto

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