The Lyon National Opera is opening its doors for guided tours. Embark on a fascinating journey into the creative heart of contemporary opera, dance and concerts in one of the first major renovations undertaken by architect Jean Nouvel in 1993. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, you will explore the 17 floors of this unique venue, with its blend of history, innovation and modernity. To get the most out of the tour, make sure you bring along a good pair of trainers, a bottle of water and an enquiring mind.
These tours are in small groups, accompanied by a guide. The tours take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. Guided tours are also available in French and English through our partnership with the Lyon Tourist Office. Click here for more information.
Duration: 1h30 Language: French For 12 years and over Tariff: 12€ per persone
Come and explore backstage at the opera! Visit the main auditorium and the Amphitheatre and learn all their secrets, thanks to this guided tour for all the family. Young Marianne is staging her first opera. Will she be able to put on the show of her dreams?
Language: French Duration: 1h30 For 8 years and over Tariff: Adult: 15€ / Children under 12: 12€
Booking from 9 September 2023 at 12:00
Dimanche 3 mars 2024 à 10h30 Dimanche 14 avril 2024 à 10h30 Dimanche 5 mai 2024 à 10h30
As a group, your visit can be booked as a package. Depending on your numbers and availability, you will be divided into 1, 2 or 3 groups (for reasons of safety and tour comfort, each guide can accompany up to 24 people).
Visits take place Monday to Saturday at 1pm They must be reserved and confirmed no later than the 15th of the month preceding the visit
Languages: French, English Duration: 1h30 For everyone from 9 years old (from CM1)
Group rates: : Up to 10 people: 150€ inc. tax Up to 24 people: 200€ inc. tax
Rates for school * , university and other educational groups: Up to 14 people: 70€ inc. tax Up to 24 people: 120€ inc. tax Up to 38 people: 160€ inc. tax
Discover all the architectural detail of the venue from the comfort of your own home. From the Peristyle to the Grand Foyer, via the Amphitheatre, the dance studio and the entrance hall, not forgetting the Les Muses bar/restaurant with its breathtaking views over Lyon!
Hearing assistanc Do you have problems or need assistance with your hearing? We have 17 individual headsets available for visitors on our opera tours. If you would like one, please let us know when booking, so that we can make your visit as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.
Restricted mobility If a member of your party has mobility issues that could prevent them from completing the tour of all 17 floors on foot, please let us know when booking.
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