Paris Impressionist Guide

For those who like Impressionist art - visiting Paris offers lots to see and do.

There are many reasons why people visit Paris, in their millions … each year. Paris is where the group of artists who came to be called the Impressionists studied and met. It was in Paris that these artists experimented with a new way of painting, and it was in this great city that they first displayed their paintings. Paris is synonymous with the impressionists and impressionism; for all sorts of reasons.

Here, I provide an Impressionist guide to Paris for those visiting the city that captivated the impressionist artists, and a city that still bears their mark. This page is constantly being updated – so be sure to return to see the updates.

There are three major Museums that have permanent collections of paintings by Claude Monet in Paris today, they are: the Musée Marmottan Monet, the Musée de l’Orangerie, and the Musée d’Orsay.

Besides the museums and art galleries that exhibit Impressionist art in Paris today, there are also a number of important landmarks in Paris worth visiting.

Gare Saint Lazare was not only painted by Monet, Renoir and Pissarro, it is from here where you get the train to Vernon for that day-trip from Paris to Giverny.

There are three museums that have permanent collections of paintings by Claude Monet in Paris


Everyone wants to visit the Musée d’Orsay, but they also visit a number of other attractions – what you need is the Paris Pass. The Paris Pass offers you entry to well known sites such as the Louvre, the Towers of Notre Dame and even a wine tasting experience, and most importantly of all the Musée d’Orsay. Passes are available for two days, four days or six days; the Paris Pass is the only way to see Paris in today’s economic climate.

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Monet Tours, Normandy

Claude Monet's house and garden on a glorious spring day Follow in the footsteps of the Impressionist artists in Normandy:
Five-day, all inclusive tour of Monet's Normandy

Be the first to see Monet's garden and the Normandy coast in Spring 2013:
Three-night, all inclusive break at Basse Copette - not on offer anywhere else!
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