The Sleeping Beauty ballet in Paris 2013 is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy what Rudolf Nureyev described as the ‘Ballet of Ballets’. This performance, which runs at the Opera Bastille from December 4th 2013 to January 4th 2014, will showcase Nureyev’s version of the original choreography. The lavish sets and colourful costumes are designed by Ezio Frigerio and Franca Squarciapino. Of course, it goes without saying that the music and dancing will be stunning in this landmark interpretation of the renowned classic. This exciting run of performances will be taking place just five minutes walk from the elegant and graceful Hotel Marais Bastille, and we recommend the experience wholeheartedly.
Roland Garros : each year the world’s greatest clay court tennis championship takes place in the magnificent Roland Garros Stadium in Paris. From May 21st to June 9th the greatest names in tennis will be battling it out to decide the victor of The French Open, one of the world’s four Grand Slam major tennis tournaments and an event that can trace its history back to 1891. You can be there for this grand occasion taking place on the distinctive red clay surfaces of this great arena built in 1928 and conveniently located near the Porte d’Auteuil, within easy reach by car, bus or Metro from the Hotel Marais Bastille.