Claude Monet's Garden

Giverny
Normandy
Attractions and places of interest
Great Outdoors

Take a wander through Claude Monet's spectacular gardens where he painted many of his most famous works. Strolling through the famous Japanese garden with its water bridge and waterlilies floating in the pond, Monet's gardens are a relaxing and peaceful spot where you can admire some beautiful horticulture that once inspired a master. You can also visit Monet's house which contains reproductions of many of his most famous paintings and his huge personal collection of Japanese prints.

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