After two years of closure, Van Gogh’s house in Auvers-sur-Oise is reopening its doors to the public!

after two years of closure, van gogh's house in auvers sur oise

Between Monet’s gardens in Giverny, the picturesque city of Moret-sur-Loing and that of Barbizon, the Paris area is filled with small villages of painters, all accessible a number of kilometers from Paris. What give us nice concepts for getaways for the arrival of sunny days! To comply with in Van Gogh’s footsteps, head north-west of Paris, to the charming village of Auvers-sur-Oise. A magical stroll, which might be accompanied by a little bit of historical past, because the Ravoux inn, the final place of residence of the painter, has simply reopened its doorways to the general public!

An emblem 30 kilometers from Paris

For the final 70 days of his life, the tortured artist took up residence within the commune of French Vexin and stayed in room quantity 5 of the small institution. On the top of his artwork, Van Gogh will reap the benefits of this picturesque setting to color greater than 70 canvases. It was on this similar room that the painter died on July 29, 1890, two days after taking pictures himself within the chest. By no means rented once more, the room then turned an actual place of pilgrimage for all lovers, and it’s as soon as once more doable to go to it!

Covid-19 obliges, the inn of Auvers-sur-Oise, additionally identified underneath the identify of Home of Van Gogh, needed to shut its doorways for 2 years. Since April 6, the historic constructing can lastly obtain vacationers, artwork lovers, and all of the fervent admirers of the Dutch painter. Thus, it’s once more made doable for us to participate in guided excursions of this legendary place within the historical past of artwork and to take a tour of its store. However, it is going to nonetheless be essential to attend a while to have the ability to sit down within the guinguette house at the back of the store and eat, for lack of workers.

An ideal thought for a historic and inventive stroll!

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