Opera Garnier Private Backstage Tour

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Immerse yourself in the Opera Garnier private backstage tour and discover the soul of the Palais Garnier and it’s breathtaking public spaces and backstage areas.

Access places unknown to the public like the ballet costume design workshops of the Palais Garnier, or the jewels and wigs workshops of the Bastille Opera. The  Opera Garnier will unveil its most secret places such as the “Opera’ s lake” or the mysterious “Salle des cabestans”.

Embark on a journey through time as you learn about the rich history of the Opera Garnier. Originally commissioned by Emperor Napoleon III and designed by renowned architect Charles Garnier, this magnificent opera house opened its doors to the public in 1875. Since then, it has served as a beacon of cultural excellence, hosting world-class performances and welcoming audiences from around the globe.

Continue then to the heart of the theater whose stage machinery and equipment are among the most unique in the world.

The Opera Garnier Private backstage tour can be arranged as a bonus to a show, adding an exclusive touch to your public relations event.

Duration: 2 hours

What awaits you: 

  • The  Opera Garnier Private Backstage Tour can be arranged as a bonus to a show or other event;
  • Discover the theatres’ masterpieces and have a chance to meet opera and dance stars;
  • Discover the craftsmanship of Opera costume-making (by request);
  • Conclude the tour with a pre-opera reception with champagne in a private area of the theater


  • Private backstage Opera Garnier tour.

If you wish, we can organize a private transfer in a luxury car from your hotel to the Grand Opera.

Book your Opera Garnier Private Backstage Tour  with Carsons Travel Concierge

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