Van Gogh in Auvers-sur-Oise Private Tour

 

Cultural

5 hours

Private Tour

 From Paris

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Experience a Tour around painter Van Gogh in Auvers-sur-Oise

 

Escape from Paris to a charming countryside village, Auvers-sur-Oise to follow the footsteps of the most famous post-impressionist painter, Vincent Van Gogh.

Highlights of the Half-day Van Gogh in Auvers-sur-Oise

 

-Enjoy a guided visit throughout the old village and its vast wheat fields with your private expert guide

-Visit the Gothic church that Van Gogh painted

-Stop and discover Van Gogh's room at Ravoux Inn

-Visit the Absinthe Museum

-Visit Van Gogh's place of burial

Full Description of the Half-day Van Gogh in Auvers-sur-Oise Private Tour

 

Following a pickup from your hotel, head on a 1 hour ride to a Van Gogh private tour in Auvers-sur-Oise, an open air museum that will reveal details of Van Gogh's (1853-1890) last days of his life. Indeed, this village was home to Van Gogh for 70 days before his death. The both passionate and depressed painter was incredibly productive in Auvers-sur-Oise, inspired by its inhabitants, architecture and nature. He painted 70 paintings as well as numerous drawings. Walk around the charming village and discover everything that inspired his paintings, from the vast wheat fields and blue skies, to farm cottages and the famous Gothic style church of Sainte Auvers-sur-Oise whose painting showed a different approach from that of the Impressionists.

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After a tour around the village head to the famous Auberge Ravoux, the Inn where Van Gogh rented his bedroom. This intimate tiny room with no furniture or decoration except for a wooden chair overflows a special atmosphere as it has become today a place of memory for such complex human and painter. The landlords never rented the room NO.5  again. The room next-door was occupied by another artist, Anton Hirschig, and its furnishing gives you and idea how artists lived at the end of the 19th century. The Ravoux Inn welcomes you in the authentic atmosphere of it's dinning room and café almost untouched since the time of the painter.

Afterwards, pay a last tribute to the painter by visiting his place of burial. Van Gogh's graveyard lied besides his brother, Theo, under a pile of green leaf plants. If you want to check out another tour around Van Gogh's life this tile in the South of France check this following link: Private Van Gogh Tour in Provence

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About this activity

📍 Pick up and drop off conditions

-Meet at your place of stay in Paris.

 

☑️ Does not include

-Entrance tickets for any museum.

Itinerary / Interactive map

*Click on the markers for more details

Photo gallery

Our Local expert tips

FAQ

+Information about Auvers-sur-Oise tour
VAN GOGH’S ROOM: 4th March to 15 November Wednesday to Sunday - 9.30 a.m. to 12.45 a.m. (last visit 12.15 a.m.) - 1.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. (last visit 6 p.m.) This tour is operated in English, other languages on request.
+Information about the Ravoux Inn (Van Goghs bedroom visit)
The guided visit of Van Gogh’s and Hirschig’s rooms is followed by a video projection. The whole visit (groups of up to 20 people) lasts approximately 30 minutes.
+Information about the Museum of Absinthe
Groups are received all year round by appointment, except during the winter closer period.  

+What if I have a large group?
This activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers. Our booking agent will have to customize this tour if your group is larger.

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