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Luxury travel package centred on art in Europe

A travel itinerary has been created for art lovers, featuring sites that have been immortalized on canvas by the likes of Cézanne, Monet and Renoir.

Jul 30, 2014 | By AFPRelaxnews

Giverny

A travel itinerary has been created for art lovers, featuring sites that have been immortalized on canvas by the likes of Cézanne, Monet and Renoir.

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Organized by British luxury retailer VeryFirstTo.com, the month-long trip starts in London where the couple will visit Westminster, depicted by John Turner as a crumbling mass of fire in one his signature pieces, “The Burning of the Houses of Lords and Commons.”

Bain à la Grenouillère

From there, the trip heads to different parts of France including Claude Monet’s home in Giverny, the inspiration behind his famous “Water Lilies” series, and the town of Collioure, source of inspiration for Henri Matisse.

Other stops include Canaletto’s Venice, Paul Gauguin’s Tahiti, Paul Klee’s Tunisia and Katsushika Hokusai’s Mount Fuji in Japan.

Mount Fuji in Japan

In all, guests will travel to 12 art-inspired destinations across six countries.

Guests will also receive six scarves inspired by the destinations, designed by boutique scarf brand Babooshka Boo.

Malcesine

Here’s the list of artistically inspired destinations on the VeryFirstTo trip:

Monet, Water Lilies series, Giverny, France
Matisse, Collioure, France
Cézanne, Sainte Victoire mountain, France
Seurat, A Sunday Afternoon On The Island Of La Grande Jatte, Paris
Renoir, La Grenouillere, Paris
Canaletto, The Molo and the Piazzetta San Marco, Venice, Italy
Klimt, Church in Cassone, Lake Garda, Italy
Turner, Burning of the Houses of Lords and Commons, London, England
David Hockney, Garrowby Hill, Yorkshire, England
Gauguin, Tahitian Landscape, Tahiti
Klee, Temple Gardens, Tunisia
Hokusai, The Great Wave Off Kanagawa (The Wave), Mount Fuji, Japan

Sainte Victoire mountain

VeryFirstTo is the same outfit that has organized around-the-world tours to all triple Michelin-starred restaurants and UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

 
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