Wed 23 Jun

Early afternoon arrival in Paris and transfer to the 4-star Hotel Westminster. A welcome dinner will be served in the hotel or a local restaurant.

Thu 24 Jun

This morning we take a guided backstage tour of the Palais Garnier. Created by the architect Charles Garnier in 1875, the Palais Garnier consists of an “Italian-style” auditorium, with its ceiling painted in 1964 by Marc Chagall, and opulent public areas. The tour will be followed by lunch in a local restaurant. In the evening transfer to the Opéra Bastille for your first ballet performance.

Fri 25 Jun

Today is at leisure for you to make your own choice of the city’s many attractions. In the evening we return to the Palais Garnier for the second performance in the tour.

Sat 26 Jun

Check out and transfer to Gare du Nord for your homeward journey on Eurostar.


24 Jun 19.30


Choreography: Rudolf Nureyev

Music: Sergey Prokofiev

C: Vello Pähn

Venue: Opéra Bastille

25 Jun 19.30


Programme: Le Jeune homme et la Mort / Carmen / Le rendez-vous

Choreography: Roland Petit

Music: Bach / Bizet / Kosma

C: Pierre Dumoussaud

Venue: Palais Garnier

Tickets will not be confirmed until Winter 2020/21.



23 Jun London St Pancras - Paris Gare du Nord dep: 10.24 arr: 13.47

26 Jun Paris Gare du Nord - London St Pancras dep: 13.13 arr: 14.39

Train schedules are subject to alteration.

Train from other UK stations can be arranged on request. If more convenient, flights from your local airport can be arranged on request.

Prices per person

Tour price £1945
Single room supplement £495
Standard Premier upgrade from £200
Land-only tour price £1845
Deposit required £500
Tour code PAR1

Tour price includes: Rail travel, group transfers from and to station and for included activities where applicable, accommodation, breakfast daily, one dinner, one lunch, sightseeing tours as described including guides and entrance fees, best category ticket for each included performance, restaurant guide and city notes, the services of our local representative or tour manager.