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  • Location: Paris, France
  • Duration:  2 hours (approx.)
Visit one of the most romantic and mysterious sites in Paris on a small group walking tour through Pere LaChaise cemetery. Numbers are limited to a maximum of 25 people on this small group tour, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your knowledgeable guide.

Highlights

  • Leave the tourist path to explore a hidden cemetery of Paris
  • Hear stories, legends and little-known facts about Pere LaChaise cemtery
  • See all of the best known graves including Jim Morrison and Chopin.
  • Entertaining and informative tour led by exceptionally knowledgeable guide
  • Personalized small group and commentary (maximum 25 people)

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What You Can Expect

Paris' Pere LaChaise Gravestone Walking Tour

Famous Graves Walking Tour of Paris

Most people wouldn’t include a cemetery on their list of things to do when visiting a new city, but Paris' Pere LaChaise is different. Some of the most expensive and coveted grave real estate in the world, Pere LaChaise is home to 70,000 dead, including some of the most famous artists, writers and musicians the world has ever known.

The graves of the famous dead include the American musician Jim Morrison, Irish author Oscar Wilde, and French writers Balzac and Proust. On your guided meander through this romantic labyrinth of stones, trees and paths, your guide will point out the famous graves and hidden eccentricities that make this famous cemetery so special.

Discover one of the greatest and most tragic love stories of all time - that of Heloise and Abelard, now buried side by side after long years of separation. As we pass Chopin’s tomb you can almost hear his best-known piece, the Funeral Dirge. We’ll also find the resting place of Molière, the famous French playwright.

Join us on this extraordinary tour of Paris Pere LaChaise and hear the stories of the great people buried in this very special cemetery.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Interesting tour. I don't think walking around the cemetery would've been nearly as cool without a guided tour. The cemetery itself is really pretty, but knowing the history of it and the people buried there made a big difference.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Alexandra was wonderful, very engaging and couldn't have been more informative or helpful. We thoroughly enjoyed our experience, and Alexandra organised and saw us on our way to our next port of call. Would highly recommend this tour, cemetery was beautiful.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Wonderful!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

great tour, very interesting and informative and Alberto is a great guide

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Our guide Patrice was EXCELLENT and I would recommend this tour and his knowledge and humour in a heartbeat!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Very interesting to learn about the history of the graves. Our guide was very pleasant and enjoyed talking about the interesting people buried there.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

A beautiful setting with such interesting stories amongst the graves. To truly get the feel for Pere Lachaise, you definitely need a guided tour. Our guide was awesome- patient while we took many many photos and very knowledgeable about the history of the cemetery, including its residents. Book it!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

We enjoyed our tour and our guide, Chelsea.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

GERAT.. Patrice was a wonderful tour guide ..don't miss this one but be ready yo waly!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Excellent guide who was knowledgeable and conveyed the history of how Pere LaChaise evolved. We passed many people trying to go through the cemetery with a small map that listed the locations of graves, and we were so glad we had decided to take this well guided tour rather than go on our own. One could spend days wandering around, and our guide selected routes that revealed information we would never have gotten otherwise. Terrific tour - excellent value.

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