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Aspendos International Opera and Ballet Festival is the first opera and ballet festival in Turkey. It is hosted by the Ministry of Culture and the General Directorate of the National Opera and Ballet. The festival has been attracting art lovers since 1994.

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About this activity

  • Departure Location: Antalya
  • Event days:
  • Tour duration (Approx - including transfers): 3 Hours
  • Guiding & Support: English , Turkish
  • Booking confirmation: Instant confirmation
  • Printed or mobile voucher: Both is accepted.
  • Easy Online Booking: Fast, Easy & SSL Secure Booking
  • Only Ticket: Pick up, Drop off and Transfers not included.
  • Tour ID: 484

Highlights | Overview

  • During the Roman Empire, the city of Aspendos was ruled by the Empire. Today it is located in Turkey, 4 kilometers north of Serik and 38 kilometers from Antalya.
  • The Roman amphitheater is considered one of the oldest and magnificent amphitheatres. Thanks to historic preservation, it is the best preserved of the 2,000-year-old buildings still standing and functioning.
  • Since 1994, an International Opera and Ballet Festival has been held every year in September (different dates), presenting the best classical repertoire.

Full Description

Ticket Sales for Aspendos Opera and Ballet Festival 2023

Only Ticket - No pick up and transfer included.

Seating areas:
Category 5: A2-B2-C2-D2-E2-F2-G2-H2-I2-J2-K2-L2-M2-N2-O2-P2-R2-S2 seating areas (included in the price)
Category 4: A1 and I1 seating areas (extra)
Category 3: B1 and H1 seating areas (extra)
Category 2: C1 and G12 seating areas (extra)
Category 1: D1, E1 and F1 seating areas (extra)

Aspendos International Opera and Ballet Festival 2023

Monday, September 4, 2023: AIDA (opera)
Friday, September 8, 2023: TOSCA (opera)
Wednesday, September 13, 2023: SWAN LAKE BALLET (Ballet)
Thursday, September 14, 2023: SWAN LAKE BALLET (Ballet)
Sunday, September 17, 2023: LA BAYADERE (Ballet)
Thursday, September 21, 2023: GALA CONCERT

The Aspendos International Opera and Ballet Festival offers its guests a fantastic music festival in the impressive atmosphere of the Antique Theater of Aspendos. It was built between 138 and 164 and accommodated about 12,000 people. It's known for its great acoustics, and its stories are told by voice. While it garners a lot of attention along the coast, tens of thousands of local and foreign tourists flock to the festival.

Five years after its establishment, it has reached the international level. The festival improves its artistic quality every year, bringing together opera and ballet lovers with quality productions. Aspendos International Opera and Ballet Festival has been accepted by the European Festivals Association (EFA). It is one of the most important and respected organizations in Europe. On October 24, 2003, it continued to be the pride of our city and country, taking its place among other important festivals around the world. In addition, the Aspendos International Opera and Ballet Festival is the first and only festival in the world to receive a "Quality Management Certificate" in 2015.

Aspendos International Opera and Ballet Festival is one of the most popular festivals in our country. With an annual global audience of 60,000, the world's most prestigious opera and ballet companies take part. It has become an important part of Turkey's cultural and artistic life and tourism.

Price included

  • Category 5 seat ticket
  • Transfer
  • Category 4, 3, 2 and 1 seating areas

Pick Up Place

No pick up and transfer included.

Pick up Point

Aspendos ancient theater ticket office.

Details to know

Vigo Tours is an agency that sells tickets. Vigo Tours will not accept any responsibility for any confusion that may arise regarding the seating areas at the event start time.

It is not possible to request cancellation and refund once the ticket has been booked. After the PNR code is generated, ticket cancellations and refunds are not possible.

A pnr code is given when purchasing a Ticket from Vigo Tours. With this code, you can ask for your entrance confirmation from the ticket office located in front of the Aspendos ancient theater.

Early booking is required for categories other than Category 5. Vigo Tours does not guarantee a place other than category 5.

Additional information

Transfer service is not included in the tickets purchased here. For tickets including transfer service, see Vigo Tours web pages.

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Hello, thank you very much for contacting us about the Aspendos Opera and Ballet festival. The festival starts at the beginning of September and ends on September 20/22. The 2024 Festival program has not been announced yet. It will probably be known by the end of May and will be announced on our website. And when the program is determined, it will be opened for reservations on our website. Best regards, Vigo Tours 


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