About Monets Gardens Bike Tour
An excellent excursion outside of Paris is to Claude Monets breathtaking gardens in Normandy. His unique house the quaint villages of Vernon and Giverny and our fabulous bicycle ride along the Seine are a welcome change from the hustle-bustle of Paris. Allow us to make the out-of-town trip an easy and enjoyable one for you. Well go by rail through the beautiful wheat & sunflower fields of Normandy to the village of Vernon. There we shall collect our bikes head to the market for picnic supplies and then to lunch along the river in a beautiful park. Finally well pedal down our private path to Monets gardens where well spend the afternoon inside the most gorgeous landscape in Normandy. Itinerary-Activity Schedule - Monets Gardens - imagine stepping into the canvas of your favorite Monet painting. Beautiful flowers the Japanese Bridge and the famous water lilies await you. - Monets House - visit the inside of Monets house to see where he lived and his fascination with Asian art. - Vernon Farmers Market - purchase fruit meat honey bread and drinks directly from their makers. - Picnic - a beautiful park along the Seine with the vieux moulin just off the bank. Relax in the grass or take a seat at a picnic table while you enjoy your meal. - Monets Grave - Monet is buried along with his family at the small Giverny church. - Bike Ride - a 5km ride on a bike path nestled between the bluffs and the Seine River. Includes - Guided tour of Monets Garden - Bicycle equipment - Transport to and from Paris - Entrance to Monets House and Gardens Excludes - Meals and drinks - Personal expenses - Tips and gratuities - Optional activity costs Please Note - All tours run in all types of weather and will not be cancelled because of rain. - We also have child bikes child seats child tandems and trailers. If possible please let us know in advance that youd like to reserve either a child seat or trailer. - This tour will be operated with a maximum of 24 guests.