14662
France
In the Footsteps of the Great Masters: Impressionism Along the Seine
Dive deep into European Impressionism, gaining a comprehensive knowledge of Monet and van Gogh as you discover their inspirations and homes alongside scholarly experts.
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Program No. 14662RJ
Length
12 days
Starts at
3,795
Special Offer
Flights start at
495
Getting There
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At a Glance

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.
Activity Level
Active
Active: extensive walking along unpaved lanes and cobblestoned streets; some stairs without railings and/or uneven. Participants should be able to stand for at least one hour.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Voyage along the Seine in comfort aboard a two-deck river ship.
  • Journey to Auvers-sur-Oise and visit 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

The Apr. 12, 2017 date sails on the ms Renoir. The May 8 and Sep. 19, 2017 dates sail on the ms Botticelli. The May 26, Aug. 27, and Sep. 27, 2017 dates sail on the ms Seine Princess.
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