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In the Footsteps of the Great Masters: Impressionism Along the Seine

Dive deep into European impressionism, gaining comprehensive knowledge of Monet and van Gogh as you discover their inspirations and homes alongside scholarly experts.
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Program No. 14662RJ
12 days
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In the Footsteps of the Great Masters: Impressionism Along the Seine

Dive deep into European impressionism, gaining comprehensive knowledge of Monet and van Gogh as you discover their inspirations and homes alongside scholarly experts.
12 days
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Program No. 14662 RJ
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The art world was forever changed in the 19th century when a group of young artists broke with tradition to embrace a radical new approach to painting, conveying the impression of an experience. Step into the vivid, colorful scenes of a Monet or Pissarro as you start in Paris, Impressionism’s birthplace, and sail along the Seine from Honfleur to the sites that most inspired these legendary artists.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Voyage along the Seine in comfort aboard a river ship.
  • Journey to Auvers-sur-Oise and explore sites painted by Vincent van Gogh, as well as the artist’s home and final resting place.
  • Venture to Giverny to experience the splendor of Monet’s gardens.

General Notes

Current Events in Paris: Due to the fire at Notre Dame, the cathedral is closed to visitors. Road Scholar programs that visit île de la Cité will be able to see the outside of the cathedral, but we will not be able to go inside.
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