Skip the line with a 1.5-hour guided small-group tour of the Musée d'Orsay. See masterpieces of French Impressionism: marvel at paintings by Ingres, Millet, Monet, Manet, Cezanne, Degas, Van Gogh and more. Admire the sculptures of Rodin and Clesinger. Learn about the architecture of the museum, formerly a railway station, and hear about the construction of the Opera Garnier. Along the way, your guide will explain the social and historical context of the 19th century, to help you better understand the inspiration of the painters. Small-group tour is limited to a maximum group size of four people.
Starting outside the Musée d'Orsay, admire the statues at the front entrance. Once inside, see the architecture characteristic of a former railway station and marvel at some of the sculptures by Clesinger and Rodin. Begin the tour with paintings of Millet, Delacroix, Ingres, and Courbet and hear an explanation of Paris life during the Impressionist era and the construction of the celebrated Opera Garnier.
After this introduction, marvel at famous paintings from Monet, Manet, Cezanne, and Degas, as well as some sculptures by Degas. Along the way, your guide will explain the social and historical context of the 19th century to help you better understand the inspiration of the painters. You will end the visit with paintings of Van Gogh and Gauguin. On this small-group tour limited to four people you'll be able to ask as many questions as you like.