Frame 1 Cemetary
Van Gogh lies there, next to his brother Theo.
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Frame 2 Auvers-sur-Oise Auvers-sur-Oise is a commune in the northwestern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 27.2 km (16.9 miles) from the center of Paris.
Its population is 6,938. It is accessible from Paris, via
Transilien Paris Nord with a change in Pontoise ?, or more conveniently, by car (A15-A115).
There's also a touristic direct train (from and back to Paris) on Sundays from april to october.
The village's main geographic particularity is that it is very narrow, spanning on approximately 6 km from west to east, and only 300m on average from north to south, between the river (
Oise) and the limestone cliffs.
The village is also interesting geologically speaking, and even gave its name to an era, the
The road going from Pontoise to Persan next to the river is the spine of the village, with the road going towards South through Méry-sur-Oise being the fastest way to Paris.
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Frame 3 Touristic Highlights
Although it's located only 30km north of Paris, the village retained its bucolic particularity, its townhouses of the XIXth century and the numerous reminders of its painters.
 is internationally famous thanks to Vincent Van Gogh's painting.
Please click through all pins to discover the touristic highlights of Auvers.
Church of Auvers-sur-Oise
A prominent painting by
Vincent Van Gogh Auberge Ravoux
Van Gogh lived in the Auberge Ravoux for 10 weeks, before commiting suicide in July 1890. You can still visit his room there.
Chateau de Léry was built in 1633 for an italian banker. Today it is a museum entitled "Journey to the Time of the Impressionists". The park is also quite enjoyable. Manoir des Colombières
This townhouse today serves as Tourism Office.
Right next to it are these stairs, painted by Van Gogh: Musée de l\'Absinthe
This museum presents the
Absinthe, a liquor that is forbidden since 1915 and which was a muse to many painters of the XIXth century.
More broadly, the museum presents the way of life of artists at the end of the century.
Maison du Pendu
Maison du Pendu is a famous painting by Paul Cezanne, another painter who spent time in Auvers-sur-Oise Mairie d\'Auvers-sur-Oise
mairie (city hall), another landmark painted by Vincent Van Gogh. Maison du Docteur Gachet Paul Gachet was a physician known for supporting the painters of his time. Himself a painter, he was able to understand his patients and shared complex relationships with them. Van Gogh in particular wrote that he deemed Gachet to be as sick as himself. In any case, he painted a portrait of him that would, at one point, become the most expensive painting ever sold.