Through the paintings gathered by the famous collector Paul Marmottan and the landscapes of the l'Ile de la Jatte immortalised by Seurat, Sisley and many others, discover how Western Paris has been a true source of inspiration for numerous impressionist painters.
0:00 am : Guided visit of the Musée Marmottan-Monetwhich hosts the work which gave its name to impressionism, the emblematic Impression, Sunrise. In the setting of the collector's splendid private mansion, which is still richly furnished, you will discover the first collection of the works of Claude Monet in the world: his landscapes of Normandy, Italy, England or Norway and an incomparable succession of Nymphéas (Water Lilies). The collection also presents numerous masterpieces by Berthe Morisot, Corot, Manet, Caillebotte, Pissarro, Renoir or even Gauguin. A fine collection of furniture, paintings, and objets d’art of the period complete the discovery of this exceptional residence.
12:00 am : Lunch at a Courbevoie restaurant.
2:00 pm : The afternoon will be bucolic, with the discovery of the Ile de la Jatte, in the footsteps of the greatest impressionist painters. From Sisley to Seurat, from Van Gogh to Monet, you will stroll along a trail dotted with signs displaying the most beautiful works painted on this island. Throughout this walk, you will also discover the more contemporary aspects of the island: its head offices, its trendy restaurants, its famous residents...
Departure point : musée Marmottan Monet - 2 rue Louis Boilly - 75016 Paris
All year round.