Exclusive after hour tour of the Palais Garnier secrets
Attractions & guided tours

Exclusive after hour tour of the Palais Garnier secrets

Free cancellation
Language: English , French
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Avoid the crowds with exclusive after-hours access
  • More than a tour - your guide will share their love of art history with you
  • Unique experience - definitely something to write home about
What to expect

Like all sumptuous and famous places, the Palais Garnier has its mysteries, myths and incredible stories.

This is the angle from which we propose to approach this jewel of architecture. Your guide will narrate its history through the story of Erik, the mysterious man with a hideous face, more well-known under the name of the Phantom of the Opera. Having made the opera his home, the Phantom knows its entire history and can recount 1001 anecdotes and other curiosities.

The short story by Gaston Leroux will thus serve as a thread throughout the visit, leading you beyond the great chandelier, stall No. 5 and the angel of the music, to reveal unsuspected splendors.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • Access to the Opera public areas Rotunda, Grand Escalier, Grand Foyer, Auditorium and lounges)
    • Entrance fees
    • Guided tour
    What's not included
    • Backstage tour of the Opera Garnier
    • Food and drinks
    • Tips (optional)
    • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
    Where

    Opéra Garnier, 8 Rue Scribe, 75009 Paris, France

    Meeting point:

    The entrance for the guided tours is located at the junction of Rue Scribe and Rue Auber, behind the statue of Charles Garnier. Present your voucher at the 'Guided Tours' counter inside the Opera 30 minutes prior to tour departure.

    What to remember
    • Being a show site, the Palais Garnier cannot guarantee systematic access to the Auditorium for technical or artistic reasons.
    • The tour itinerary can be modified on the day of the tour without prior notice
    • The tour is not available for children under 5 years old
    • Tour in group up to 25 people maximum
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    When
    • Please check the calendar to see the dates and departure times available.
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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 48 hours before the experience begins.

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