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  • Père Lachaise Cemetery: Walking Tour

    1. Père Lachaise Cemetery: Walking Tour

    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.

  • Paris: Pere Lachaise Cemetery Guided Tour

    2. Paris: Pere Lachaise Cemetery Guided Tour

    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 wi...

    The fact that the tour was not in English was a problem Refund was offered We stayed as I speak French and translated for my husband As did a second couple The guide was super It was not easy to translate but we managed

  • Paris: Belleville Street Art Tour with an Artist

    3. Paris: Belleville Street Art Tour with an Artist

    Discover Belleville, simply the most famous street art neighborhood in Paris, with the assistance of a guide who has a minimum of 6 years’ experience in street art tours. Explore the area that has been an artists’ destination since the early 1980s when many poor artists moved to live in squats that over the years turned into art galleries, studios, and art communities. Share in an intimate history of how the neighborhood and its street art came to be as they are today. See the area that has been a favorite for many French artists such as Nemo, Jérôme Mesnager, and Philippe Herard and for associations including Art Azoi and Le M.U.R. that often bring international artists to the scene. The artistic community makes this area vibrant and locals are often invited to participate in activities not only in making art, but also in poetry and gardening, too. Learn about the history of street ar...

  • Paris: Père Lachaise Cemetery Walking Tour

    4. Paris: Père Lachaise Cemetery Walking Tour

    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.

    Go go go! Ferit was amazing. The tour was so interesting and we were mesmerized. I’ll refer friends and I’ll def Come back

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What people are saying about Menilmontant

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 697 reviews

Jean François is a cultivated guide, funny and attentive to his listeners. Animated by his passion, he shares it with us with dynamism and a very appreciable talent for storytelling, declamation and singing. Thank you for these 3 informative and entertaining hours (yes I did say entertaining). One regret ... the visit goes very, too quickly.

The guide was very knowledgeable and interesting. He clearly knows the cemetery well and it would be extremely difficult to see the things that he showed us if you were on your own. I recommend this tour highly if you choose to go to the cemetery. It is huge!

Super interesting visit, well paced, with a great mix of small and big stories. We feel an absolutely passionate guide, and whose knowledge to share is not limited at all to what was presented to us during this visit. I warmly recommend it to you.

The fact that the tour was not in English was a problem Refund was offered We stayed as I speak French and translated for my husband As did a second couple The guide was super It was not easy to translate but we managed

Awesome tour with Kasia! I can definitely recommend it to other :)