Guided tour of Palais Garnier
Concerts & Operas

Guided tour of Palais Garnier

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Availability: Every day
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English , French
Printed ticket only
Do this because
  • Discover the Palais Garnier, the site of Paris’s National Opera and one of the capital’s most significant architectural gems
  • Explore the Opera Museum-Library, the Grand Escalier, the Salons de la Lune et du Soleil as well as the temporary exhibitions
  • Admire the sumptuous decoration, the overall magnificence and the variety of materials of this wonderful architectural treat
What to expect

Experience the Palais Garnier, the site of Paris's National Opera and one of the capital's most significant (but least visited) architectural gems.

Your expert tour guide will show you the Opera Museum-Library, the Grand Escalier (a magnificent stairway), the Grand-Foyer and Avant-Foyer, the Salons de la Lune et du Soleil (the Moon and Sun Halls) and the Rotonde du Glacier with its luxurious tapestries, as well as the temporary exhibitions.

The sumptuous decoration, the overall magnificence and the variety of materials used in the interior of the Palais Garnier will take your breath away. It's a wonderful architectural treat for when you're tired of seeing all the usual sites.

Health and safety measures related to COVID 19:
From July 20th to September 30th, the tour will last one hour. The Opéra Garnier and the Cultival teams wish to offer you a safe, warm welcome and guarantee respect for physical distancing and protective measures to ensure your peace of mind. Headphones are not available in this situation. Protective glass has been installed at the reception and ticket office.All contact points are cleaned regularly, and bottles of hydroalcoholic gel with dedicated signage are placed along the route. For everyone's safety, our guides and the Opéra Garnier staff will be wearing masks.Wearing a mask (not provided) is compulsory for visitors over 11 years old, and the tour circuit is designed to respect a one-way traffic flow.

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What's included
  • Entrance ticket
  • Guided visit
  • Earphones
What's not included
  • Backstage tour of the Opera Garnier
  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation
  • Tips
Reduced price
  • Children (5-10): reduced (proof of identity required)
  • Student (-26):reduced (proof of identity required)
Where

Opéra Garnier, 8 Rue Scribe, 75009 Paris, France

Meeting point:

The visitor's entrance is located at the junction of rue Scribe and rue Auber. Meet your guide at la Rotonde des Abonnés inside the Opéra Garnier

What to remember
  • Access to the auditorium depends on the performance and rehearsal schedule
  • The tour itinerary can be modified on the day of the tour without prior notice
  • No wheelchair access for this tour
  • Group tours up to 25 people maximum
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When
  • Every day
  • To see the exact timetable, please check the calendar
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.
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