Walk Through Claude Monet’s Garden, the Most Famous in All of France [Infographic]

The Garden and House of Claude Monet at Giverny

Photo: Stock Photos from Kevin Lings/Shutterstock

Iconic French painter and the founder of Impressionism Claude Monet was a prolific practitioner of expressing one’s emotions before nature. To better satiate his desire to create en plein air, Monet purchased a house and property in Giverny. At this estate, he began an extensive landscaping project, which later evolved into what we now know simply as Monet's garden.

Monet painted some of his most acclaimed paintings in his garden while living at Giverny from 1883, until his death in 1926. With 500,000 visitors every year, Monet's garden at Giverny is one of the most famous gardens in France. It's made up of two parts: a flower garden called Clos Normand in front of the house and a Japanese-inspired water garden on the other side of the road.

Take a walk through Monet's Garden with an infographic compiled by My Modern Met and learn why it remains one of the most visited gardens in all of France.

Claude Monet painted some of his most acclaimed paintings in his garden while living at Giverny. Learn more about why 500,000 people visit his garden each year in this infographic.

Claude Monet's Garden at Giverny Infographic by My Modern Met

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Claudicet Pena

Claudicet Pena is a Contributing Writer and Project Manager for My Modern Met. In 2005, she attended the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University where she studied Business and Marketing. Later in her career, she found herself teaching yoga and meditation full-time, earning the title “Best Yoga Teacher 2016” by Best Self Atlanta Magazine. Claudicet is currently based in Boston, combining her passions for art, writing, and business development. As a creative at heart, she devotes time to her own outlets of yoga, meditation, writing, drawing, and painting. Claudicet also shares her love of arts & culture with her daughter as they explore the city and travel abroad. Explore along with them on Instagram: @claudipena.
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