Follow the Monet in the Italian Riviera

Following in the footsteps of the impressionist master at the Riviera resort of Bordighera

The French painter Claude Monet spent one winter – the early part of 1884 – in the Italian town of Bordighera, having been introduced to this part of the Riviera by his friend Renoir the year before.

Monet was 43 at the time, already an accomplished artist with some “signature” paintings under his belt, but by

Follow the Monet in the Italian Riviera

Easy Hiking In The Footsteps of Monet

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Guest Post: Easy hiking in France by Thomas Dowson

There is no better place to bring easy hiking, culture and stunning scenery together than along the Upper Normandy coastline in France. Here, in that part of Normandy north of the Seine River, you will find dramatic white chalky cliffs with pebble beaches and small fishing villages and experience for yourself why it was that Claude Monet was so attracted to the area.

Easy Hiking In The Footsteps of Monet