Started in 1998 by Roger Lanne and Guy Batifort, Viaduct Violins is a company that trades in fine antique instruments and bows of the violin family.



Located among many artisanal shops in the "Viaduct des Arts" near the Bastille Opera house in Paris, Viaduct Violins is a reliable source of quality instruments and bows.

As an international company, it has earned the valued trust of clients throughout Asia, Australia, North America, and Europe, and is a regular exhibitor at Mondomusica in Cremona (Italy) and Music China in Shanghai.


The instruments and bows available through Viaduct Violins are meticulously selected and appraised so as to ensure only the best examples of each respective maker. Prepared in our Paris workshop, the instruments are offered ready to be set up or fully set up.


Out of its genuine commitment to quality, service and expertise, Viaduct Violins promises to act as a true partner in your search for the right instrument or bow.