Auberge Ravoux - Chambre Van Gogh - Auvers-sur-Oise

Auberge Ravoux alias Van Gogh's house

REOPENING IN 2022 - Inextricably linked with destiny of Van Gogh, the Auberge Ravoux provides an emotionally charged glimpse into the setting in which the painter spent his last days.

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Auberge Ravoux, also known as the House of Van Gogh, may feel like a film set with its quaint, white-shuttered façade and original sign, but here, everything is authentic. The only place Van Gogh lived that remains preserved in its original state, this convivial inn in Auvers-sur-Oise, 30 km from Paris, has remained largely unchanged since 1876 – allowing visitors to immerse themselves in an authentic, late 19th-century atmosphere.

It was here that Van Gogh stayed when he arrived in Auvers-sur-Oise in 1890, on his return from the south of France where he had been interned in a mental asylum. Time appears to stand still in attic room number 5; the little space resounding with the spirit of its famous guest. The painter produced more than 80 works here over the last 70 days of his life. More than a simple excursion, for many this visit takes on the quality of a pilgrimage.

In the next room, a film retraces the artist’s stay in Auvers through his canvases, extracts from his letters, and photographs from the era.

Homage to French gastronomy

On the ground floor, in a dining room decorated with large frescos, lively conversation can still be heard around the big old wooden tables. Pull up a seat and sample some of the great classics of French cuisine, including seven-hour leg of lamb, coq au vin and œufs en meurette. Prepared with fresh, seasonal produce, the Auberge’s simple, authentic dishes allow you to relive, over the course of a meal, the welcoming atmosphere of a 19th-century French country inn.

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Place de la Mairie - 52 rue du Général de Gaulle
95430 Auvers-sur-Oise

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    • Full price: 6 € Reduced price: 4 € Child : 4 € Group adults: 6 € Group children : 4 €.
      Free entry for children < 12 years, children accompanied by an adult. Child entry valid for 12 - 17 years. Group rate available for > 11 people.


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    • English
    • French

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    30 mins

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