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Sep 19th, 2012, 09:33 AM
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Giverny, France from Cruise Ship

Will be in Le Havre, France and want to get to Giverny to tour Monet's Gardens. Is there a way to do this on a Sunday?
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Sep 19th, 2012, 09:36 AM
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Hi mfg,

Have you checked train schedules at www.voyages-sncf.com and opening hours at
http://giverny.org/gardens/

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Sep 19th, 2012, 10:09 AM
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What time of year? Will the gardens be open and/or worth seeing?
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Sep 19th, 2012, 08:45 PM
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We'll be there Oct.23 and yes, gardens are open and still supposed to be beautiful in the fall. I'll check the train schedule again, but I think the return to Le Havre is after the cruise ship departure time. Thanks for your thoughts and taking the time to respond.
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Sep 19th, 2012, 09:08 PM
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The gardens close Nov.1. We were there once in mid Sept and the flowers were fading. However, I loved my time there, the Japanese bridge and the home.Can you rent a car for the day? That would be best. You could also visit beautiful Honfleur in Normandy, a short distance from Le Havre.
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Sep 20th, 2012, 04:46 AM
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When I was in Le Havre this year I saw tour buses returning from Giverny and also Paris to the cruise ships. I suggest you check with the cruise company to see what optional shore excursions are on offer.
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Sep 20th, 2012, 05:45 PM
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Cruise tour is already booked. That's why I'm exploring other options.
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Sep 20th, 2012, 06:00 PM
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Have you tried the roll call on cruisecritic.com?
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