Opera Holiday in France
August 28, 2014
France with its complexity of experiences from elegant cities to enchanting landscapes all promising to renew your spirit -- be it a soul-stirring opera performance, a special meal of French cuisine, a stroll along the river, or a tour of?a Renaissance chateau. We create experiences that allow you to discover things at your own pace in your own way.
In & Around Paris
We'll lead you to hotels and experiences that give you the true feeling of the elegance and beauty of Paris - from food and music to wine.
- Indulge in gourmet pastry tasting featuring the creations of various p?tisserie of Paris or a private cooking lesson with a chef.
- Enjoy a performance at the Royal Opera de Versailles after a guided tour of the royal apartments.
- Enter the backstage of Theatre du Chatelet to see the rehearsal rooms, the stage and the sets with a private guide.
- Attend the Chopin Festival in the summer or a concert held at the respected Cite de la Musique.
- Visit winemakers of the Loire Valley region and step back in time through the gates of the chateaux.
See also: Custom trips to attend the opera in Europe
A Journey South
Make your way south through the Alps to the land of vineyards and on to the azur sea. Take in the history of places along the Rh?ne river. Savor the food and charm of Provence and the C?te d'Azur.
- Marvel at the Nouvel Opera in Lyon with its neo-classical fa?ade and huge glass dome and experience an opera performance.
- Explore the vineyards and towns of the?Rh?ne Valley to see the remains of the Roman empire and the Middle Ages.
- Further south, see the 18th-century?mansions in Aix and
wander through the cobblestone streets of the historic center under medieval, covered passageways to hidden gardens.
- Attend the Aix Festival if you're traveling in the summer and see the beloved Ballet Preljocaj.
- Enjoy the best seats at the Op?ra Nice C?te d'Azur.
- Continue on to Monaco the jet set destination for a performance at the Opera de Monte Carlo.
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