The Artist Monet’s Garden in Giverny, France

We arrived at Monet’s garden in Giverny at 10:45 on a sunny Sunday in June, apparently the first sunny weekend in a very long time, as the place was packed!

Brilliantly coloured flowers in Monet's garden in Giverny, FranceIt took awhile to get into the garden but it was well worth the wait. An exuberant collection of early June flowers filled a garden so huge that actually it managed to swallow the crowds.
Brilliantly coloured flowers in Monet's garden in Giverny, FranceRoses, poppies, foxglove and fox tail… I read that Monet employed six gardeners to keep up his garden.
Brilliantly coloured flowers in Monet's garden in Giverny, FranceA panorama of the garden.
Monet's Garden in Giverny, FranceThe garden should be definitely seen on a sunny day.Poppies in Monet's Garden in Giverny, FranceThe famous waterlily pond is around a corner in a completely different area of the garden.
Monet's Garden Sign to Pond The waterlilies, especially imported from Japan, featured in even more of Monet’s paintings.
The Pond with Waterlilies in Monet's Garden The water even looks impressionistic…The Pond with Waterlilies in Monet's GardenA constant stream of people swarmed over the bridge on the ticket below, making it impossible to get a peaceful shot of it.Billet Entrance to Monet's GardenMy version of Monet’s ‘Study in Green‘.
The Pond in Monet's GardenAnother shot of the pond.
Flowers overlooking the pond in Monet's garden
These picturesque boats feature in many of Monet’s paintings.Boats in the Pond in Monet's Garden in Giverny, France A purple smoke tree cascades over the pond.
A Purple Smoke Tree Hangs Over the Pond in Monet's Garden The bonus was that the entrance fee to the Monet’s house was waived on the Sunday we were there!
Billet Entrance to Monet's GardenDifferent months bring different flowers — I would love to visit the garden when the sunflowers are out!

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