Travelling in the Footsteps of the Impressionists

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Dieppe Beach & Seaside Town

Dieppe Beach – Birthplace of Seaside Swimming & Loved by the Painters Dieppe beach is known as the birthplace of seaside swimming in France. As soon as the train route from Paris to Dieppe was completed in 1848, Dieppe beach… Continue Reading →

Top Day Trips from Paris: Following the Impressionists

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Top Day Trips from Paris in the Footsteps of the Impressionism Painters Although Paris was the happening place to be in the 19th century, many of the impressionists eventually left the hectic captial. Some left for the distant towns in… Continue Reading →

MUMA – Famous Landscapes of Le Havre & Normandy

Museum of Modern Art André Malraux (MuMa) The Musée d’art moderne André Malraux  is also known as Musée Malraux or MuMa. André Malraux, then France’s Minister of Cultural Affairs, inaugurated this museum in 1961. The museum contains one of France’s most extensive collections… Continue Reading →

The Revolutionary French Impressionist Painters

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The French Impressionist Painters of the 19th Century There are so many noteworthy French painters who aligned themselves and even actively belonged to the impressionism art movement of the 19th century. In those times, the art world did not accept… Continue Reading →

Normandy Tourism: Visit the Fantastic Le Havre Art Museum

MuMa Le Havre a MUST Attraction The Musée d’art moderne André Malraux is also known as Musée Malraux or  MuMa. It is a very popular Normandy tourism attraction. This gorgeous museum is located by the sea in Le Havre, Normandy. It… Continue Reading →

One of the Most Beautiful French Towns: Honfleur

Honfleur: One of the Most Beautiful French Towns & where Impressionism Began! Many art historians believe that Honfleur, Normandy is the place where impressionism originated. It was here where the young and aspiring Claude Monet and his friend Alfred Sisley… Continue Reading →

Most Beautiful Towns in France: Trouville-Deauville

Most Beautiful Towns in France: Trouville sur-Mer & Deauville in Normandy Just over an hour by train from Paris, the beaches of Trouville and Deauville in Normandy are often nicknamed the ‘Parisian Riviera’. These upper-class and exquisite seaside towns attracted… Continue Reading →

En Plein Air Painting & Eugene Boudin

Eugene Boudin – The Forerunner of the French Impressionism Art (1824 – 1898) Eugene Boudin was born in Honfleur and was one of the first landscape artists in France to paint in the open air (en plein-air painting). He instinctively… Continue Reading →

The Stunning Etretat Beach & Cliffs in Normandy

A Must See Site in Normandy: Etretat Beach, Village and Cliffs Etretat beach, cliffs and village are gorgeous. When visiting, you can really understand why the French artists such as Claude Monet, Eugene Boudin and many others came here for… Continue Reading →

A Novel: Monet Through The Eyes of Claude Monet’s Wife

A Novel About Monet’s early years through the eyes of Claude Monet’s wife, Camille Doncieux Stephanie Cowell portrays in her novel Claude & Camille, the story about Claude Monet, through the eyes of his first wife, Camille Doncieux. It is… Continue Reading →

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