Private tour

Paris: Père Lachaise Cemetery Walking Tour

4.8 / 5

23 reviews

Activity provider: Babylon Tours LLC

Paris: Père Lachaise Cemetery Walking Tour

Activity provider: Babylon Tours LLC
Likely to sell out
Likely to sell out

From US$ 88.40 per person

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

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Duration 2 - 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, German, Italian, French, Russian
Private group

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
  • Wheelchair tours available only on request
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

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

4.8 /5

based on 23 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Service
    4.7/5
  • Organization
    4.3/5

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Superb guide. Very patient and professional. We had a great time and we would do other tours with Kira.

June 22, 2022

Lucien was a gracious guide and very knowledgeable on the cemetery but also the history of the period. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour.

April 15, 2022

February 2, 2020

Product ID: 59723