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

Paris: Pere Lachaise Cemetery Guided Tour

Product ID: 46802
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Explore the tombs and funerary art of the legendary Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Paris on a 2-hour guided tour, and see the graves of Jim Morrison, Oscar Wilde, Chopin and many other artists, writers and musicians in 44 hectares of landscaped beauty.
About this activity
Duration 2 - 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Walk the cobbled paths of the famous Pere Lachaise Cemetery
  • See the graves of Oscar Wilde, Chopin, Isadora Duncan and more
  • Marvel at stunning funerary art
  • Hear anecdotes about the famous, past and present
Full description
Discover an enchanted hill in the center of Paris on a guided tour of the labyrinthine Pere Lachaise Cemetery, world-renowned for its funerary art and as the final resting place for many great men and women from the world of art, music, literarure and history.

The most surprising open-air museum in Paris, Pere Lachaise is home to 70,000 graves and 5,300 trees in 44 hectares of landscaped beauty. Your guide will lead you down the cemetery’s cobbled paths to see picturesque tombstones.

The necro-romantic safari is certified by the Paris Visitors Bureau, and takes you on a trip through history, where the great celebrities of the past come alive. See the tombs of Oscar Wilde, Edith Piaf, and Jim Morrison. Discover the final resting place of Molière and Chopin.

Pay your respects at the graves of Isadora Duncan and Gertrude Stein, and marvel at the tomb of Héloise and Abélard. Your guide will provide a narrative of energy and passion, balancing humor with historical accuracy to share secrets and anecdotes about the legends of the past and present.
Includes
  • Guide
  • Entrance to the cemetery (it's free)
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide by the entrance to Pere Lachaise Cemetery on Rue des Rondeaux. The nearest Metro station is Gambetta (Line 3). Please note that the nearest Metro station is not Pere Lachaise. Please be at the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to scheduled start time

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable shoes
• The local supplier regrets that they are unable to accommodate guests in wheelchairs, or with any impairments that require special assistance
• Tailor made tours are available on request
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 478 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.9/5
Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.9/5
Safety
4.9/5

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