Guided tour

London: The Impressionists of London 2-Hour Guided Tour

London: The Impressionists of London 2-Hour Guided Tour

From £154 per person

Tour the sites around London that inspired some of the most influential Impressionist works of the 19th century. With an expert guide, retrace the footsteps of Monet and J. M. W. Turner and learn about their work before viewing it in the National Gallery.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 6 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the Impressionist movement in London
  • Tour the sites that inspired Monet and J. M. W. Turner
  • View Impressionist works in the National Gallery
  • Learn about the lives of Monet and Turner from your expert guide
Full description
Follow in the footsteps of the great French and English Impressionists like Claude Monet and J. M. W. Turner. Tour the locations throughout London that inspired their work and learn about their lives and art with a professional guide. Walk along the Thames Path towards St Thomas' Hospital and take in the views that inspired many of Monet’s paintings. Hear about J. M. W. Turner’s paintings that depict a fire destroying the Houses of Parliament. After, visit the exact locations where James MacNeil Whistler painted his Nocturne series and uncover the story behind its title. Continue to Westminster and Charing Cross which inspired many of Monet's paintings while your guide explains the technique and genius of his work. Hear interesting facts and anecdotes about the painters' lives in London including why the French Impressionists left Paris and sought refuge during the Franco-Prussian War and the story of Monet's stay at the Savoy Hotel. Discover a lesser-known Impressionist who influenced Monet and Van Gogh and visit the site where he painted one of his most important works. Finally, arrive at the National Gallery to view the paintings, including those of other influential Impressionists who fled the war, such as Sisley and Pissarro.
Includes
  • Professional guide
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
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  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Your guide will be waiting beside the Nelson Mandela sculpture.

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