What could be more romantic than taking in a ballet or the opera at the Palais Garnier, the ornate and magisterial building that houses the Opera de Paris? This luxurious icon to opera and ballet has... Read More
What could be more romantic than taking in a ballet or the opera at the Palais Garnier, the ornate and magisterial building that houses the Opera de Paris? This luxurious icon to opera and ballet has been a central point in the Parisian nighttime landscape for centuries. And it hasn't lost any of its luster. It is the opera house that inspired the Phantom of the Opera, a point you can't forget as you sweep up the cinematic staircase to your upper floor seats or viewing box. The show schedules here change frequently and tickets are some of the most sought after every season. But indulging your cultural better selves in a classic or modern ballet or an opera performance will undoubtedly remain one of the highlights of your memories of romance in Paris. Meaning, it is SO worth it.
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- Romantic Things to Do: "If you waited to the last minute to plan your evening, you could be in luck. There are a certain number of tickets held in reserve for evening's performances that are sold the hour before the performance. You are taking your chances but if lucky you could score a top performance for an unbeatable bargain."
- Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: Watching operatic singers or professional ballet dancers from your private booth is sure to arouse a post-theatre appetite in the both of you.