Liceu Secret Tour

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The stage is the largest unit and focal point of the entire opera house complex.  It is equipped for opera and dance performances, recitals and concerts. The musicians of the Liceu's Symphony Orchestra play from the pit. The Orchestra and Chorus are the Liceu's two permanent ensembles.

The tour also takes in the dressing rooms, rehearsal rooms and other facilities. In this section, the veritable heart of the Liceu, the intriguing world of opera is revealed. The last part in the tour explores the dressmaking department and character design room, where costumes are fitted, ironed, cleaned, and labelled, wigs and masks are made, and makeup and hairdressing takes place.

Groups wishing to go on this tour must book in advance. However, every month, the Liceu organizes tours at 9.15am for interested individual visitors.

These tours are scheduled for: 

2018/19 Season

March 23

March 30

April 20

April 27

May 4

May 11

June 1

July 6

This tour does not include areas open to the public (Auditorium, Mirror Room and Foyer). It is not suitable for persons with mobility problems. Children under 14 cannot be admitted. Comfortable shoes are recommended.


Language Catalan, Spanish and English.
Timetable Every day at 9.15am. Booking required.
Running Time 80m aprox.
Content Backstage and artistic spaces.
Adult Single Ticket 24€
Students/Young People, Seniors and people with disabilities 18€
Groups up to 20 people 300 €
Subscribers 18€ (Only at the box office) 


Conditions and regulations

  1. This tour is not a suitable for people with reduced mobility
  2. We recommend bringing comfortable footwear
  3. Public areas are not included in this tour
  4. Ticket changes or refunding are not accepted.
  5. Lost tickets will not be reprinted at the Theatre Box Office.
  6. Due to technical reasons, some spaces may be closed to the public.
  7. Pictures and video recordings are subjected to the indications of the guide.
  8. Due to security issues, people under-14s are not allowed on this tour
  9. Animals, excepting guide dogs, food and drinks are not allowed inside the Theatre.
  10. The Theatre reserves the right to refuse admission.
  11. No admission is permitted once the tour has started, maximum punctuality required.
  12. Discounts are not available online (child under 7, unemployed, subscribers, people under 30, ISIC card, people over 65 and disabled). Discounts are only applicable to tickets purchased in the Liceu Tours Box Office prior accreditation.
  13. Discounts can not be combined with other offers.

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Information and bookings for groups

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