Père Lachaise Cemetery Tour

20€ per person

The world’s most famous cemetery is the final resting place of many well known people.  Come and learn about their fascinating lives and tragic deaths.

2 Hours
Groups of 10 or less+
  • Meeting Location
    Main Entrance of Pere Lachaise Cemetery (Metro Pere Lachaise (Lines 2, 3), Metro Philippe Auguste (Line 2))
  • Distance Walked
    2.0 miles / 3.2 kilometers
  • Duration
    2 Hours
  • Dress Code
    Comfortable shoes are highly recommended. It is suggested to bring a poncho or small umbrella in case of rain.
  • Included
    Père Lachaise Cemetery Tour
    Small Group Size
    Native English Speaking Guide
  • Not Included
    Food and Drinks
    Entry Fees to Attractions

Jim Morrison

The famous American rock star and lead singer of The Doors died at the young age of 27 in his Paris apartment.  Learn all about his last years and see his final resting place.


Heloise and Abelard

One of the most tragic and enduring love stories centers around these two lovers who were born nearly a millennium ago.  Torn apart by many forces, their love letters to each other have been published in over 100 countries.


Oscar Wilde

One of the worlds most famous playwrights and poets is also a gay icon.  Learn about his rise and fall and see the monument that thousands of fans flock to each year to ceremoniously kiss the tomb.


Edith Piaf

Born on the Parisian streets, Edith Piaf became the most famous french singer of all time.  The “La Vie en Rose” singer’s grave is one of the most visited in the cemetery, which speaks the the timelessness of her songs and voice.



This famous Italian painter and sculptor, mostly known for his work in the figurative movement, had an incredibly successful and interesting career in his short 35 years of life.


Frederic Chopin

The Romantic movement’s “Poet of the Piano”. Chopin was unique among the world’s great composers in writing almost exclusively for that instrument, bringing it to new heights of expressiveness.


Other Highlights Include:

Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, Moliere, Jean de la Fontaine, Isadora Duncan, and more!


March to October: 

Monday - 12:30pm

Wednesday - 2:30pm

Saturday - 9:00am

November to February

Friday - 2:00pm

Do we need reservations for the tours?

Yes, reservations are required.  We require reservations to make sure that all tours have 10 or less guests.  With this maximum capacity, we can make sure that your experience is the best it can be!

How can I pay for the tour?

A valid credit or debit card is required to reserve your tour. You must reserve a spot ahead of time online and all purchases must be completed one hour before the tour begins.  All payments are subject to the Terms and Conditions listed on the reservation page. Using the calendar to the right, select the desired date of your tour and then click "Register now for:" whichever tour you would like.  Follow the instructions on the following page.  You will receive a confirmation email when finished with a link to the meeting location.

How long does the tour last?

The Pere Lachaise Cemetery Tour lasts approximately 2 hours.

When are Pere Lachaise Tours available?

Please click on the "schedule" tab above to see the weekly schedule.

Do the tours operate in the rain?

Yes! The tours will operate in all weather conditions.  We advise all guest to carry a small umbrella or poncho because it can rain at anytime in Paris!

Can I change the date of my tour?

We will try everything we can to re-book you on another available tour.  All you need to do is email tours@parisbyfoot.com with your confirmation information and our staff will help you reschedule your tour.  Please remember that you are still subject to our cancellation policies.

What is your cancellation policy?

You may cancel your tour at anytime up to 72 hours before the start of the tour.  Prior to 72 hours before the start of the tour, you will receive a full refund. No refunds will be given if you cancel within 72 hours of the start of the tour.  We will make every effort possible to re-book you on a different tour for no extra charge but refunds will not be given at any time.  If for any reason we at Paris By Foot cancel your tour, you will receive a full refund immediately.