Walking Tour of Paris’s Hidden Treasures and Opera Garnier
Tour ends in the quarter of Grands Boulevards, Opera.
As in many cities, keep your wallet or purse secured and leave the bling behind.
Guided Tour of Garnier Opera
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There are so many sites to see in Paris. While motorists zoom effortlessly through the city, you have an incredible opportunity to slow down the pace and explore the city from a different view by strolling through the historic streets. You are sure to discover corners and treasures of the capital city.
Your experienced guide will take you on an unbelievable walking tour where you will encounter the authenticity of the town and its inhabitants, its mysteries, and learn some anecdotes about its vast history. While on your stroll, be sure to notice unique architectural features of the city like the Buren Columns, as well as noticeable sites like the Vivienne shopping arcade and the Choiseul cover passage.
As part of your memorable walk through the city you will have the opportunity for a guided tour of the Opera Garnier. Named for the talented architect Charles Garnier, this extraordinary 19th century building hosts an opera house that seats almost 2,000 people. After your guided tour of the Opera Garnier, you will have one more opportunity to create another lasting memory of your beautiful day by seeing panoramic views of city from the rooftop of the Galeries Lafayette.
Opera by Postage Stamp
The Opera Garnier was featured on two postage stamps issued by the French Post Office. The first was issued in September 1998, for the centenary of the death of Charles Garnier. Claude Andreotto designed the 1998 stamp that featured the profile of a dance, a violin, and a red curtain, all elements that highlight the artistic activities of the Opera Garnier. The second stamp was issued in 2006. Martin Morck designed a stamp that represents the main façade of the extraordinary building.
Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.