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The Gardens of Giverny - September 2019 FULL


In the autumn, Monet’s garden is transformed into a riotous dance of celebration. Join me to experience the tapestry of colors and textures that tower above you, mauve asters and crimson dahlias, golden sunflowers sprinkle gold, and the creeping nasturtiums are illuminated like stained glass, down the Grande Allee. You are invited to experience the brilliance of Monet and his extraordinary gardens in Giverny, France. Join me for an exceptional and unique artistic adventure.

THE GARDENS OF GIVERNY - September 2019 is currently FULL.

Elizabeth, your essence coupled with endless planning and details provided a unique, unparalleled experience. To commune with and create a daily relationship with Monet’s garden quickens this gardener’s heart.
— Bonnie McGregor, San Francisco

What is included:

  • Lodging for six nights in charming 18th Century manor house in Giverny, France countryside

  • Welcome dinner and wine reception at manor house

  • Private entrances to Monet’s Gardens at dawn and dusk with the magical light - without tourists

  • Inspirational instruction to expand your creativity

  • iPhone photography lessons with apps for artful expression

  • Watercolor, sketching instruction & demos

  • Your own art travel kit with a watercolor set, drawing pens and journal. Monet’s Passion: Ideas, Inspiration & Insights from the Painter’s Gardens by Elizabeth Murray

  • Nature printing with plants from Monet’s garden!

  • Create your own handmade book

  • Creative writing

  • Delicious full breakfasts plus light bites before morning and evening garden visits

  • Discover places Monet painted

  • Picnic in the garden creating art

  • Salon evening with country dinner, wine and lively discussions & inspiration

  • Farewell dinner following art show and wine reception

For complete trip details of this amazing once in a lifetime experience please download our information packet. 

What is NOT included:

  • Airfare to France & airport transfers. Our program begins in Giverny on Sunday, September 8, 2019. 

  • Four lunches and three dinners - if you desire beyond light meals provided in the cottage at La Reserve.

  • Travel cancellation insurance (Strongly recommend that you purchase)

  • Other incidentals such as souvenirs, tips & gratuities, etc.