Discover Impressionism and its precursors south of Paris
What to see and do
in Barbizon, its surrounds & Yerres
Explore Impressionism around Barbizon & Yerres thanks to our interactive map!
Share lovely moments with family or friends at the terrace of one of Barbizon’s restaurants. Fall for the charms of the special atmosphere in this village that attracted so many artists, lingering to admire the streets lined with fantastic galleries.
Hire a bike to ride around the medieval lanes of Moret-sur-Loing at your own pace. Later, replace your bike with a canoe to glide along the Loing River. After a delightful tour of this picturesque stone-built town, enjoy a riverside rest, listening to the water lap at the quays as you taste Sucre d’Orge de Moret-sur-Loing, a barley sugar speciality made here since 1638.
On a fine day, walk around the lush grounds of the Propriété Caillebotte, with their follies and kitchen garden. This is a truly enchanting place. Imagine the sensations the painter felt here, in this idyllic setting that has remained unspoilt since his day. Then go out on a little boat on the Yerres and glide gently along the river…