Giverny is a small French village 80 km to the west of the capital city Paris. Giverny sits on the "right bank" of the River Seine where the river Epte meets the Seine. The village is best known as the rural retreat of the Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926).
Things to see and do
* Monet’s House
* Musee des Impressionnismes Giverny
* The Natural Mechanical Museum
* Hiking through the hills above Giverny
* Hotel Baudy
Cruise Season – March - Dec
Currency – Euro (EUR)
Language – French
Land Area – 6.46 km²
Population – 520 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style.
Time – UTC plus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 44
Travel Links – Take the train from Paris Gare St-Lazare to Vernon then take a taxi, bus, or bicycle to the village. The bus service is timed to link with the train and a combined ticket can be obtained at Gare St-Lazare.
Bus and minibus trips run from Paris to Giverny as a half-day tour and to Giverny and Versailles as a full-day tour every day except Monday.