The Lilacs
Self Catering Cottage
Vacation Rental

Ariane and Alain Cauderlier
79 avenue de Paris
27200 Vernon

Phone: +33 (0) 232 51 13 53

Access Map

Self catering cottage, Vacation Rental, Guest House located in Vernon, 4 km from Claude Monet's house and gardens in Giverny France, 40 mn west from Paris. Ideal for a 3 to 6 family or party one day stop or for a longer stay. Hosts renowned for their warm hospitality, and their local history expertise.

Daily rate for up to 4: €100

Information and booking online  Giverny France Bed and Breakfast

The Lilacs kitchen window
Watercolor by Joan O'Byrne
Vernon Normandy France

"Lilacs in the sun" double bedded room at The Lilacs Guesthouse in Vernon

4 km from Giverny

This ancient house is located in the small town of Vernon (see access map), 4 km from Giverny, the village of the painter Claude Monet. You will enjoy a relaxing stop 70 km only from Paris.

This old  stone house used to be a farm in the middle of the fields when it was built in the 18th Century. Now the town of Vernon has grown around it. However it has country features like a barn, a closed well and a vaulted cellar.

Nature and Heritage

Leisure activities and discoveries are numerous in the area : walks in the wood or in the countryside, visits of castles, short boat trips on the Seine, drives in an ancient car, and last but not least, the must see wonderful garden of Monet and his museum-house.

The region is remarkably beautiful, painters will have plenty of subjects at hand to exercise their talents.


"Lilacs in the Sun" Room

See the painting "Lilacs in the Sun" by Monet

20 sq. m. room with old fireplace and tiles.
Double bed 140 x 210 cm.
Extra single bed ( 80x 190) or baby cot (60x 130) on request.

"The Lilacs, Grey Weather" Room

See the painting "The Lilacs, Grey Weather" by Monet

20 sq. m. room with old fireplace and tiles.
Twin beds 90x200cm.
Extra single bed or baby cot on request.


With shower and toilet.

"The Lilacs, Grey Weather" twin bedded room at The Lilacs Vernon Guesthouse

The Lilacs cottage living room

On ground floor

  • large entrance with washing machine, toilets,
  • fully equipped kitchen (dishwasher, fridge, deep freezer, electric stove with oven, coffee machine, toaster...) with dining area,
  • living-room.
The house the Lilacs is offered on a formula that combines the advantages of self-catering and bed and breakfast.

You will take advantage of a complete house and its garden, like in a gite, but rented by the day. When you arrive, your hosts welcome you, beds are made, all what you need for a copious breakfast is waiting for you in the kitchen, and when you leave you don't have to care about cleaning.

The Lilacs house is about 90 m². It is ideal to accommodate a 2 to 6 person family or party.

The garden is about 500 m². The upper part is an orchard. The lower part enclosed by walls is ideal to have meals in the open air or relax in the sun.

The kitchen of The Lilacs cottage in Vernon near Giverny

The Lilacs lower garden

The Lilacs lower garden

Rates 2022 per night for the whole house :

  • Minimum stay: 3 nights
  • The first night, breakfasts provided :
    180 euros up to 4 persons 
  • From the second night on, without breakfast :
    100 euros per night for up to 4 persons 
  • 20 euros per additional person  (over 4 - maximum 6)  and per night
  • Sheets, towels and house cleaning included.
  • Additional Touristic Tax 4%

English, German, Spanish spoken.
Addition Tourist Tax 4%

Wifi access
Baker's and car rental in the vicinity,
All shops and train station within walking distance (10 to 20 minutes).

At the Lilacs, you are at Ariane and Alain Cauderlier's place, Guide and webmasters of Giverny France websites. Almost unbeatable about all cultural resources of Giverny area, they will be too happy to help you make most of your stay.

Alain and Ariane are so keen on the cultural heritage of the area, that it became their jobs.

Ariane, a guide-interpreter, works mostly at Giverny; Alain is the webmaster of several websites on Claude Monet, Giverny and its surroundings; they will be happy to help you making the most of your stay. 

You can read here Giverny Impression Ariane's blog in English about Monet's life and the gardens of Giverny.

Ariane's blog in French is Giverny News.

Your hosts are fluent in English and Spanish. Ariane also speaks German.

The  Lilacs in full bloom in April

The  Lilacs in full bloom in April

Ariane and Alain Cauderlier

Ariane and Alain Cauderlier

Information and booking :

Access Map

Information and booking online Giverny France Bed and Breakfast

Tel : +33 (0) 2 32 51 13 53

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