Tours en l'air organizes ballet-themed escorted holidays to see the best companies perform great ballets in beautiful places. You can join a trip from anywhere. A highly knowledgeable balletomane who has enjoyed 100s of performances in over 20 cities around the world,I speak English, French, and German, and am a Travel Industry Council of Ontario certified Travel Counsellor. I also teach ballet appreciation courses.
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Tours en l'air Ballet Holidays are offered in partnership with CWT Victor Travel, 101 - 8800 Dufferin Street, Concord, ON L4K 0C5, 416-736-6010, TICO # 1892647

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UPCOMING BALLET HOLIDAYS


Tours en l'air Ballet Holidays
small-group packages include
premium ballet tickets, accommodation,some meals, sightseeing, and special behind-the-scenes ballet experiences.
Happy ballet lovers have enjoyed 37 such holidays in the last eight years.

All Tours en l'air Ballet Holidays are presented by 
CWT Victor Travel
101 - 8800 Dufferin Street, Concord, ON L4K 0C5
416-736-6010, TICO # 1892647


Customers rave about Tours en l'air: 
"My most sincere thank you to you Katherine for a 
superb trip filled with 
 outstanding ballet, wonderful side adventures, surprises, 
friendship and good cheer -- 
all due to your excellent planning."
Ann H.(Munich and Stuttgart, April 2012)

"Just wanted to say the trip to Germany was fantastic. I have been on many ballet trips and this was the best thought out and best organised I have ever been on. Thank you so much. I had a wonderful time and I hope to travel with you many times in the future." - V. B., 2018


We encourage you to pre-register (no commitment required) for the trips that interest you by emailing toursenlair@gmail.com. Once we have confirmed the trip details and pricing we will send you the full itinerary. Those registered will have first opportunity at securing a place on the trip of their choice.   

 
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You can join in from anywhere in the world.

LAND-ONLY PACKAGES allow you the 
flexibility of arranging travel from your most convenient departure point,

on the dates and times you prefer,

and to extend your stay if you wish.

Victor Travel's experienced agents

will be happy to assist you with

flight arrangements.


For any trip whose booking deadline is past, it is always worth inquiring if space may still be available.

For sold-out trips you can ask to be put on a waiting list in case of cancellations

For a printer-friendly PDF of all our trips, please click here



July 19 – 29, 2019

Stuttgart

day trips to Strasbourg, Baden-Baden, Ulm, Ludwigsburg, and more


Stuttgart Ballet

Mayerling (MacMillan)

One of a Kind (Kylian) 

The Lady of the Camellias (Neumeier)

Kaash (Khan), Out of Breath (Inger),  Hikarizatto (Galili)

Romeo and Juliet (Cranko)

 Concerto for Flute and Harp (Cranko), Symphony in C (Balanchine),
Kingdom of the Shades from La Bayadere (Makarova after Petipa)


Stuttgart Ballet School Gala


ONLY FIVE SPOTS LEFT! SIGNUP DEADLINE APRIL 30, 2019

For brochure, please click here:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1O12f7k6qB_TXwdsruPl0qiX8MBk67iEG


New York

 Friday October 4 - Sunday October 6, 2019
(Canadian Thanksgiving is October 14)


3 days, 2 nights, 4 performances

 
New York City Ballet:
All Balanchine: Valse Fantaisie, Kammermusik No. 2, Union Jack

Dances at a Gathering (Robbins), Everywhere We Go (Peck)

Serenade, Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2 (both Balanchine), Summerspace (Cunningham)

Opus 19/The Dreamer (Robbins), New Lovette, New Liang, Symphony in C (Balanchine)

This will probably be the only Tours en l'air New York trip of the 2019-20 season.



2020


Berlin and Dresden

March 14 - 22, 2020
  9 days, 8 nights

4 performances 

 
Berlin State Ballet:  

La Bayadere (Petipa, reconstructed by Ratmansky)

The Sleeping Beauty (Petipa, staged by Marcia Haydée)

 
Dresden Semperoper Ballet
The Four Temperaments (Balanchine), Black Milk (Naharin), new Fernandez, Errand into the Maze (Graham)

Ballet Chemnitz: 

Swan Lake (Peci)
  






Paris and Amsterdam

March 29 - April 9, 2020
  11 days, 10 nights

4 performances 

"I love Paris in the springtime..." (Who doesn't?)

 
Paris Opera Ballet School:  

Coppelia
 
Paris Opera Ballet

all Balanchine: Concerto Barocco, The Four Temperaments, Serenade

 
Dutch National Ballet: 


Four Seasons (Dawson), Yugen (McGregor), new Arques

  
 Nederlands Dans Theater 2: 

mixed program


Milan and Rome
Wednesday April 29 - Thursday May 7, 2020

Ballet of La Scala:  
Romeo and Juliet (MacMillan)
Rome Opera Ballet
Suite en Blanc (Lifar), Serenade (Balanchine), Bolero (Pastor)

Note that I do not usually offer European trips with only two performances, but I am constrained by the company's schedules. Up to you to decide whether you are interested in a ballet trip with not very much ballet!




Munich

Munich Ballet Week
May 23 - June 1, 2020
10 days, 9 nights, 8 performances

Bavarian State Ballet:
 
Coppelia (Roland Petit)

Pictures at an Exhibition (Ratmansky), New Dawson, TBA

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Wheeldon)

Jewels (Balanchine)

Swan Lake (Barra)

Spartacus (Grigorovich)

The Lady of the Camellias (Neumeier)

Bayerisches Junior Ballett München and Ballet School: mixed program





Vienna

(day trips to Brno, Czech Republic, and Bratislava, Slovakia)

June 4 - 12, 2020
  9 days, 8 nights

5 performances 

 
Vienna State Ballet:  


Coppelia

Sylvia (Legris)

Contemporary Mixed Program

 
Ballet of the National Theatre of Brno

Radio and Juliet (Clug)

 
Ballet of the National Theatre of Slovakia: 


Giselle



London

June 12 - 21, 2020
  10 days, 9 nights




 
  Royal Ballet:  


Preludes (Ratmansky), Tombeaux (Bintley), Symphonic Dances (Scarlett)

 
Birmingham Royal Ballet

Don Quixote

Theme and Variations (Balanchine), Chacona (Montero), new Cardim


English National Ballet

Swan Lake in the round at Royal Albert Hall


Royal Opera House Young Talent Festival: 
programs by European Junior Companies TBA

 
  Other possible performances TBA







More 2020 trips will be announced as the ballet companies announce their seasons

Typically our groups, which vary in size from 10 to 30 participants,

are constituted of about half returning clients (many of whom have gone on several Tours en l'air trips) and half new clients.

Guaranteed single-occupancy accommodation available 
on payment of single supplement

Travellers wishing to share will be put in touch with one another.



Why should you travel with Tours en l'air? Click here for 10 good reasons.


To get an idea of what a typical Tours en l'air trip is like, you can see the brochures for some of our most recent trips by clicking on the following links:

Vienna and Budapest March 2018


New York May 2018

Copenhagen June 2018






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