The Impressionist at Orsay

The Impressionist at Orsay
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$205.88
Duration: 3 hours
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Description

Located in a former train station, Orsay contains the largest collection of Impressionist’s paintings in the world. In our tour you will explore the works of Edouard Manet, Paul Cezanne, Gustave Courbet, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir, Alfred Sisley, and Vincent Van Gogh. During your tour not only will you explore an important revolution in French art history, you will experience captivating architecture that makes the d’Orsay Museum one of the world’s ‘must see’ museums.

Our knowledgeable tour guides will provide insight on the many personalities and artist’s temperaments behind the Realist, the Impressionist and the Post-Impressionist movements. They will walk you through the many beautiful works and help build an understanding of how the first artist movements came about. Learn how these artist were a reflection of their time but yet still have an impact on contemporary art today.



Museum Orsay is a museum on the Left Bank of the Seine in Paris, France. The former Gare d'Orsay, a Beaux-Arts railway station finished in 1900. The building was derelict for some year before becoming the home of mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1914, including paintings, sculptures, furniture, and photography. An expert local guide leads you through the important works of the first art movement, how the movement emerged, and how the effects of the movement are still being felt today. On this tour you will you gain an accurate and deep understanding of painting, art and the artist behind these creation.

- Private 2 to 2.5 hour tour
- Maximum 6 people

Orsay Itinerary :

- Realism 
- Courbet, Manet Cezanne 
- Impressionism 
- Post-Impressionism 
- Vincent Van Gogh

Located in a former train station, Orsay contains the largest collection of Impressionist’s paintings in the world. In our tour you will explore the works of Edouard Manet, Paul Cezanne, Gustave Courbet, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir, Alfred Sisley, and Vincent Van Gogh. During your tour not only will you explore an important revolution in French art history, you will experience captivating architecture that makes the d’Orsay Museum one of the world’s ‘must see’ museums.

Our knowledgeable tour guides will provide insight on the many personalities and artist’s temperaments behind the Realist, the Impressionist and the Post-Impressionist movements. They will walk you through the many beautiful works and help build an understanding of how the first artist movements came about. Learn how these artist were a reflection of their time but yet still have an impact on contemporary art today.