Travelling in the Footsteps of the Impressionists

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The Artist Colony in Pont Aven France

Pont Aven France Lures the Post-Impressionism Painters The village of Pont-Aven in Brittany, France was once the centre of a vibrant international artists’ colony. Pont Aven not only attracted painters from France but also artists from all over Europe and North… Continue Reading →

Pablo Picasso’s Love of the French Riviera Towns

Travelling through the French Riviera Towns in the Footsteps of Picasso Like so many other artists, Pablo Picasso fell under the spell of the French Riviera towns of Southern France. The sparkling blue Mediterranean seas, the sunny weather and bright… Continue Reading →

Paris Art Museums Displaying the Impressionists

Why Paris Art Museums showcase the BEST Impressionism artworks in the world! Paris now Celebrates it’s Rich Impressionism Past Paris is the city where the impressionism movement emerged. Today the French capital houses the world’s finest collections of their beautiful… Continue Reading →

The Summer House of Renoir in Essoyes

Essoyes, Champagne & the Summer House of Renoir In June 2017, the summer House of Renoir in Essoyes, opened its doors to the public. The house, now completely renovated, aims to give the the visitor a glimpse into the rural… Continue Reading →

Paris Surroundings – Follow the Art in Yerres

Paris Surroundings – A Day Trip to Yerres in the Footsteps of Gustave Caillebotte Just half an hour from the city center of Paris is the commune Yerres. In Yerres, you can visit the beautiful neoclassical mansion and beautiful gardens… Continue Reading →

Albi Travel in the Footsteps of Toulouse-Lautrec

Albi Travel in the Footsteps of the Post-Impressionist Toulouse Lautrec Toulouse-Lautrec’s Famous Association with Montmartre 19th century Montmartre was the home of the post-impressionism painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec for most of his adult years. He loved this neighborhood. Toulouse-Lautrec was deformed and was a… Continue Reading →

Montmartre History & the Impressionism Painters

Montmartre History – Its Artistic Past Montmartre was the place to be for any budding artist in the 19th century. Painters, dancers, writers, actors and musicians flocked to Montmartre from near & afar to make their mark in the art… Continue Reading →

3 Days in Provence in the Footsteps of the Artists

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3 Days in Provence & Soak up the Rich Artistic Past Below is a 3 day itinerary for Provence in the footsteps of the French post-impressionism painters, Paul Cezanne and Vincent Van Gogh. When travelling around Provence you will see… Continue Reading →

Travel Toulouse – A Pink City with a Blue-Gold Past

Travel Toulouse – The Beautiful Pink City Toulouse, the forth largest city in France, is nicknamed the “pink city” or in French “La Ville Rose”. Its name comes from the distinctive rose-colored brick buildings of the city. In the magical… Continue Reading →

Stunning Mont Sainte-Victoire – Paul Cezanne’s Beloved Muse

Mont Sainte Victoire – In the Footsteps of Paul Cezanne Paul Cezanne painted Mont Sainte Victoire again and again between the years 1882 and 1906. These paintings are considered as some of the best landscapes ever painted. Art historians and… Continue Reading →

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