Full-day tour of Paris including a visit to the Montmartre district and the Orsay Museum
You will follow the footsteps of famous artists such as Toulouse-Lautrec or Van Gogh in the Montmartre district and will have the opportunity to view Impressionist masterpieces at he Orsay Museum.
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9:00 am: Meet your guide-driver in the lobby of your hotel for a painters tour of Paris which will give you the opportunity to see Montmartre and the Orsay Museum.
Drive past the Moulin Rouge, famous for the French can-can. Amongst these figureheads of Parisian life, some have gone down in history, like the famous La Goulue, immortalized by painter Toulouse-Lautrec.
Continue on to the charming Montmartre, a hill in the north of Paris, primarily known for the white-domed Basilica of the Sacré Cœur ...
Climb up to the Butte Montmartre, home to the greatest painting movements of the 19th and 20th centuries, among them Impressionism but also Cubism, Fauvism, Futurism and Surrealism.
In the mid-1800s artists such as Johan Jongkind and Camille ...
Pablo Picasso, Amedeo Modigliani, and other impoverished artists lived and worked in a commune, a building called Le Bateau-Lavoir during the years 1904–1909.
Artist associations such as Les Nabis and the Incoherents were formed and individuals including Vincent Van Gogh, Henri ...
You may wish to enjoy lunch at Le Moulin de la Galette, which was a windmill in 1622, then a popular dance hall painted by Renoir and Toulouse-Lautrec. Weather permitting, you can have lunch on its charming terrace.
In the afternoon drive to Orsay Museum a former railway station which ...
In 1977, the station became a museum dedicated to the artistic creations of the second half of the 19th century (1848-1914).
You will discover a fabulous collection of impressionist paintings as well as art deco furniture and a large variety of sculptures.
The visit is a must for those who wish to deepen their knowledge of the main Impressionist painters such as Renoir, Van Gogh, Monet, Sisley, Bazille, Manet and Pissarro.
Return to your hotel in Paris at the end of the afternoon.