February 21, 2024

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Palais Garnier, home of The Phantom of the Opera, is now on Airbnb

Palais Garnier, home of The Phantom of the Opera, is now on Airbnb

‘The Tunes of the Night’ is returning to the area that impressed a person of the world’s longest jogging and most-cherished musicals, The Phantom of the Opera. To rejoice the international phenomenon that will be executed in 15 nations in 2023, including a final bow on Broadway, ‘phans’ will be capable to follow in the footsteps of le Fantôme and book a night in the legendary underworld where by it all began – the historic Palais Garnier Opera in Paris.

For the first time, one particular of the most exclusive private viewing areas in the theatre, the Box of Honour, has been transformed into a majestic bed room, where by friends will expend an fantastic night time, befitting the mysteries and architectural splendour of the Palais Garnier. Guests will also get to ‘haunt’ the halls of the iconic constructing, together with a stop by to the true underground lake, residence of the Phantom, showcased in the well known novel.

Visitors will snooze in the the Box of Honour, a area generally reserved for going to dignitaries.

Done in 1875, the building turned regarded as the Palais Garnier in acknowledgment of its incredible opulence.

Visitors will also get to ‘haunt’ the halls of the iconic creating.

The Host of the continue to be, Véronique Leroux, is the excellent-granddaughter of the French novelist who developed the earth-popular phantom character, Gaston Leroux.

“My fantastic-grandfather’s typical tale has influenced so a lot of folks by means of the years,” Leroux mentioned. “This is the great time to honour him and welcome ‘phans’ to the renowned location of his considerably-loved novel for a once-in-a-life span stay.”

Véronique Leroux, Host of the remain.

Airbnb’s dedication to heritage

This special night at Palais Garnier is the most current heritage featuring from Airbnb next a collection of actions and commitments by the platform to revitalise heritage tourism in Europe, together with heritage donations to historical property companies throughout Europe.

As aspect of this programme, Airbnb is providing its help to the restoration and enhancement of the Opera’s heritage, together with an ongoing task to restore the Palais Garnier packing containers. Airbnb’s contribution will also fund the advancement of the Opera’s streaming system, bringing with each other all of the Paris Opera’s audiovisual content material to a large audience, all around the globe.

About the remain

Guests will slumber in the premier opera box in the Palais Garnier – the Box of Honour – a room commonly reserved for going to dignitaries. The beautiful chamber has been reworked for an distinctive visitor experience that consists of:

  • The ideal locale in the dwelling to get in the architectural elegance of the Palais Garnier and its phase.
  • A tour of hidden areas in the Palais, seldom witnessed by the community, which include the Opera’s extraordinary personal archives and renowned underground lake.
  • A non-public ballet initiation with one particular of the Opera de Paris Ballet dancers.
  • An exclusive recital performed by the artists of Paris Opera Academy, comprehensive with champagne and hors d’oeuvres. 
  • Supper in the lavish Foyer de la Danse, a personal and historic dancing rehearsal room behind the phase, utilised by dancers for warming up ahead of a present.
  • A tour of the non-public dance studios beneath the eaves of the legendary opera making exactly where attendees will delight in picturesque views of the Paris skyline.

How to e-book

Phans may well request to ebook the overnight continue to be on Wednesday, 1 March 2023 from 5:00 PM BST at airbnb.com/opera. The stay will choose spot on Sunday, 16 July 2023. This a person evening stay will cost 37 euros*, in honuor of the Box of Honour’s selection. Permit the aspiration start out.

To request to e book, the scheduling visitor should have a verified Airbnb profile, a fantastic keep track of file on the platform and be aged 18+. Most occupancy is two folks. Guests are accountable for their own transportation to and from Paris, France.

*In addition taxes and costs. This a person evening remain is not a contest.

The Phantom of the Opera musical

Since opening in London in 1986, The Phantom of the Opera has performed to over 145 million people today in 183 metropolitan areas in 17 languages The Phantom of the Opera has run for over 36 several years in the West Conclude and on Broadway. It is Broadway’s longest jogging present and has been given over 70 big theatre awards, such as seven Tony Awards and 4 Olivier awards. A Global Version of the soundtrack was launched in 2022, that includes Andrew Lloyd Webber’s beloved soundtrack in full in 7 world languages, and a unique 8 compilation disc.  

The Phantom of the Opera will be executed in 15 international locations, throughout four continents and in seven languages in 2023. To e-book tickets and obtain out in which Phantom is actively playing around you visit www.thephantomoftheopera.com.

About the Paris Opera

The Paris Opera has been a residing centre of generation for above 350 several years and is renowned for the excellent and range of its programming at the Palais Garnier and the Opéra Bastille, and the unique architecture of its two theatres, which are open to readers through the day. Just about every year, the Opera presents extra than 400 ballet, opera and live performance performances to almost 900,000 spectators, as well as a application committed to younger audiences, many thanks to the everyday perform of its 1,800 workers: artists (musicians, chorus artists, dancers, Academy and Dance artists), craftsmen, technicians and administrative team. Appreciation of its artistic and architectural heritage is at the coronary heart of Opera’s issues. As Alexander Neef, its Director, reminds us “our institution is heir to excellent heritage and savoir-faire,  it wishes also to make outreach a single of its priorities for the 21st century”.