Van Gogh in Auvers sur Oise

20 October 2020

 

 

 

Vincent Van Gogh arrived in Auvers sur Oise in 1889 and spent exactly 70 days there. 70 days during which he painted 76 paintings, made 30 drawings, wrote 60 letters to his brother and mother, and ended his life.

This village of the Val d’Oise is today impregnated with the influence of impressionist artists such as Daubigny who lived there for 20 years, but especially Van Gogh who left a lasting memory.

Informations

Duration:  Half day

Our visit will start at the train station of Auvers sur Oise, where we will start walking the roads of this city, discovering Vincent Van Gogh’s latest inspirations. From his room to the Ravoux inn, to the Castle of Auvers, but also passing by the church of Auvers we will be able to admire these places made iconic in particular by his paintings.

We will have the opportunity to evoke the life of Vincent Van Gogh, his passage in Auvers, his death as well as the world famous artistic heritage he left us.
 
A real immersion in the history of this cursed artist but also the history of this city of the Val d’Oise.
 
  • The visit takes place regardless of the weather.
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes as we will be walking a lot.
  • The Auberge Ravoux where Vincent Van Gogh’s room is located is closed until further notice due to sanitary measures. The guided tour in the village, the castle and the church remains however possible.

How to come to Auvers sur Oise?

  • By train from Paris: from the Gare Saint Lazare or the Gare du Nord to Gare d’Auvers sur Oise.
  • By car via the A115

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