Discover Van Gogh in summer

Van Gogh´s early years, impressionism in Paris and his final period
Brussels | Mons | Paris | Auvers sur

Day 1

  • Arrival in Brussels
  • Guided Art Nouveau city tour by bus
  • Option: Visit to the Magritte Museum
  • Dinner in a typical bistro in Brussels
  • Overnight stay in Brussels

Day 2

  • In the morning, transfer to Mons
  • Guided tour by bus retracing the footsteps of Van Gogh through Mons and the Borinage including a visit of House Cuesmes and House Wasmes/Mine de Marcasse, where Van Gogh lived and worked
  • Option: stopover at the historical industrial complex Grand Hornu close to Mons
  • Trip continues to Paris
  • Evening programme in Paris and overnight stay

Day 3

  • In the morning, visit to the permanent collection and the current exhibition in Musée d´Orsay 
  • In connection with a guided tour retracing the footsteps of Van Gogh in the heart of Montmartre ending with a lunch at “La Bonne Franquette” where Van Gogh was a frequent guest
  • Free time for visits and excursions
  • Concert or opera at one of the famous locations
  • Overnight stay in Paris

Day 4

  • From Paris excursion to Auvers-sur-Oise
  • Guided city tour of the Van Gogh sites like Auberge Ravoux, Maison Dr. Gachet and the grave of Van Gogh
  • Optional boat tour: Auvers-sur-Oise-Pontoise-Auvers-sur-Oise (1.5 h)
  • Return to Paris
  • Evening programme and overnight stay in Paris

Day 5

  • Departure

 

saint paul de mausole Dr Peyron

Spring: The origin of Van Gogh´s paintings 

vgm zonnebloemen

Autumn: Vincent´s Homeland and his masterpieces

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