Charming Villages

Village de Barbizon

BARBIZON, THE VILLAGE OF PAINTERS

 

Living place of the first landscape, initiators Impressionist movement, the inn Ganne you into the festive mood opposed to romanticism and academic painters. Corot, Millet, Rousseau were joined by the younger generation, Monet, Bazille, Renoir. Barbizon in 1875 had a hundred artists. Continue your visit and discover the works of the painter Jean-Francois Millet and the workshop where he lived and worked from 1849 to 1875.

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Village de Thomery et Rosa Bonheur


THOMERY ET ROSA BONHEUR

Rosa Bonheur (1822-1899) - wildlife artist chose the quiet by-Thomery to settle down in 1859 with allits animals. While visiting the museum remained intact since his dead, you understand the personalityof this famous woman in the world. Until the 60s, Thomery was also famous for its table grapes, chasselas, and its mode of preservation. The walls used to grape cultivation were built in 1730  and their total length was estimated at 350 km.
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LE CHÂTEAU DE VAUX-LE-VICOMTE

 

Around the prospect of more than 3 kilometers, Vaux-le-Vicomte was the size of a man, Nicolas Fouquet. Model of the art of the seventeenth century, many artists are employed to embellish their talent Molière, La Fontaine, Le Nôtre ...

Vulaines-sur-Seine et le Musée Stéphane Mallarmé


VULAINES-SUR-SEINE ET  STEPHANE MALLARME

 

From 1874 to his death, Stephane Mallarme enjoyed staying in this old inn became his home, overlooking the Seine and the forest of Fontainebleau. Today, the museum gives the charm of this resort through furniture and familiar objects of the poet.

 
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SAMOIS-SUR-SEINE ET DJANGO REINHARDT

For over twenty years, the island is home to the Cradle of Jazz Festival Django Reinhardt. A short walk down the street Samois, the house where Django Reinhardt lived and ended his life.Gypsy guitarist (1910-1953) is buried in the village cemetery. Beyond the Festival, Samois-sur-Seine offers nice walks along the towpath, bike or on foot, alone or with family.


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