Guided tour

Père Lachaise Cemetery: Walking Tour

Père Lachaise Cemetery: Walking Tour

From US$ 22.03 per person

Don’t miss the guided walking tour around Père Lachaise Cemetery, the most visited cemetery in the world. Famous residents include Edith Piaf, Jim Morisson, Chopin, and Oscar Wilde. Let your guide fill you in on the ins and outs of the cemetery and some of its famous residents.

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Duration options: 2 - 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, German
Small group available
Highlights
  • Explore one of Paris’ unmissable famous landmarks with an expert guide
  • Visit the final resting place of famous figures such as Jim Morrison, Chopin, and Edith Piaf
  • See beautiful funerary art all over the cemetery
  • Hear anecdotes about the 19th-century cemetery and its famous inhabitants
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Visit one of Paris’ quirkier landmarks, the Père Lachaise Cemetery, on a walking tour with an expert guide. Don’t miss the most visited cemetery in the world during your stay in Paris, with over 3.5 million visitors every year. See the final resting places of many famous artistic, literary, and historical figures, including Marcel Proust, Edith Piaf, Delacroix, Jim Morrison, Chopin, Oscar Wilde, and many others. Explore the grounds of the 19th-century cemetery with your guide, whose commentary will balance humor with historical accuracy. Let them share secrets with you about the cemetery and some of its famous residents. Highlights include the quaint cobbled paths, elaborate tombs, and stunning decorative funerary art.
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  • Live tour guide
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    • Wheelchair users

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      At the exit of Metro stop Alexandre Dumas, on Line 2. Your guide will be waiting at the exit with a sign (there is only 1 Metro exit at this stop).

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      What to bring

      • Comfortable shoes

      Not allowed

      • Pets
      • Oversize luggage
      • Smoking
      • Unaccompanied minors

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      • Please prepare for walking on cobbled pathways.
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      Overall rating

      4.8 /5

      based on 826 reviews

      Review summary

      • Guide
        4.8/5
      • Value for money
        4.8/5
      • Service
        4.8/5
      • Organization
        4.8/5

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      We were given lots of history!

      Karen was an excellent guide for our visit to Pere Lachaise Cemetery. She gave us time to look as we walked and when we reached the graves on her list, she gave us plenty of information about the people buried there. She also told us about the policies used by the cemetery to determine whose bodies stayed there, as well as the different costs to be buried there. All together, it was a very worth while.

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      Product ID: 10461

      VA ID: 390457