Tourist looking at the Nymphéas at the Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris 2017

Impressionist journeys in Paris Region

The cradle of Impressionism, Paris and its region invite you on a real journey, walking in the footsteps of the painters of light. Discover four territories marked by the history of the renowned artistic movement.

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  3. Impressionist journeys in Paris Region

The Paris region was a fertile source of inspiration for Impressionist painters in the nineteenth century. You can visit their masterpieces in emblematic museums, but also relive the emotions that inspired them.

From the buzzing streets of Paris to the banks of the Seine or the Oise, the Impressionists have immortalised the most modern and the most bucolic aspects of Paris and its region. These landscapes, for the most part still intact, bear the imprint of these great painters still today, and are just waiting for you. Happy travels!