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

Paris: Pere Lachaise Cemetery Guided Tour in French

Product ID: 199630
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Explore the funerary art of the legendary Père Lachaise Cemetery of Paris with a 2.5-hour guided tour. Admire the graves of Marcel Proust, Honoré de Balzac, Edith Piaf, Jim Morrison, Chopin and many other artists, writers, and musicians.
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Duration: 3 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the cobbled paths of the famous Père Lachaise Cemetery
  • See the graves of Marcel Proust, Edith Piaf, Honoré de Balzac, Moliere, La Fontaine, Jim Morrison, Chopin, and many others
  • Marvel at stunning funerary art
  • Hear anecdotes about the famous, both past and present
Full description
The most surprising open-air museum in Paris, Père Lachaise is home to 70,000 graves and 5,300 trees in 44 hectares of landscaped beauty.

On this tour you will discover an enchanted hill in the heart of Paris, with full commentary in this labyrinthine cemetery, famous all over the world for its funerary art and as the final resting home for extraordinary women and men who left their mark in history, art, and literature.

The necro-romantic experience 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 Marcel Proust, Honoré de Balzac, Edith Piaf, Delacroix, Gericault, Jim Morisson, Chopin, Oscar Wilde, and many others. Discover the final resting place of Molière and La Fontaine. 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
  • Live guide
  • Entrance fee to the cemetery

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Meeting point

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

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• 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

From US$ 13.96 per person

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