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  1. France
  2. Ile-de-France
  3. Paris
  4. Pere Lachaise Cemetery

Paris: Père Lachaise Cemetery Walking Tour

Product ID: 59723
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See the artistic tomb stones and burial sites of the famous on a 2-hour walking tour of Père Lachaise Paris. Explore one of the oldest cemeteries in the city, and find the graves of Edith Piaf, Oscar Wilde, Molière, Jim Morrison, Sartre and more.
About this activity
Duration 2 - 2.5 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the artistic tombs of Piaf, Sartre, Oscar Wilde and more
  • Explore the park-like Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris
  • Journey through the history of Paris and some of its 20th-century personalities
  • Take a stroll past artistic tomb stones and graves
Full description
Wander the quiet walkways and park-like setting of Père Lachaise Cemetery, one of the oldest cemeteries in Paris and discover the last resting place of Edith Piaf, Oscar Wilde, Molière, Jim Morrison, Jean Paul Sartre, Chopin and many others.

Meet your guide at the entrance to the cemetery in the 20th arrondissement and learn about the artists, writers, politicians and other remarkable personalities that are buried within its beautiful stone walls.

Hear stories that encapsulate the history of Paris, the cemetery itself and even the popular culture, literary and political history of the 20th century. Learn about a gruesome Communist uprising in Paris and the hordes of Jim Morrison fans that make a pilgrimage to visit the tomb of The Doors front man.
Includes
  • Professional, local tour guide
  • Guided walking tour
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide OUTSIDE Pere Lachaise Cemetery to the right of the main entrance at Boulevard Menilmontant corner with Rue de la Roquette. In case you have trouble finding the meeting point please contact your guide. Remember to bring your valid photo ID. By car: 23 Boulevard de Menilmontant Paris, Île-de-France (find your guide outside the gates across the street).

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• This tour has a maximum of 8 guests per guide for a more intimate and personalized experience
• The semi-private tour has a minimum requirement of 2 participants to run (an alternative date or full refund will be offered if the minimum is not met)
• No large bags or suitcases are allowed
• Moderate amount of walking is involved. The semi-private tour is not available for those with walking disabilities or wheelchair users
• Occasional closures without previous warning from the cemetary management. When this occurs, guests will be provided with an appropriate alternative if the cemetary opening time is delayed more than 1 hour from the tour starting time. In these cases GetYourGuide is unable to provide refunds or discounts
• Some specific rooms inside the cemetary are subject to rules requiring quiet or restricted right to speak inside. Some collections may vary along the year
• Please provide full names, mobile phone number and email you can be reached on during your trip
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.7 / 5
based on 10 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.7/5
Organization
4.3/5
Value for money
4.3/5
Safety
4.6/5

Organized by

Babylon Tours LLC

Product ID: 59723