Père Lachaise Cemetery Tour
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.
Meeting LocationMain Entrance of Pere Lachaise Cemetery (Metro Pere Lachaise (Lines 2, 3), Metro Philippe Auguste (Line 2))
Distance Walked2.0 miles / 3.2 kilometers
Dress CodeComfortable shoes are highly recommended. It is suggested to bring a poncho or small umbrella in case of rain.
IncludedPère Lachaise Cemetery TourSmall Group SizeNative English Speaking Guide
Not IncludedFood and DrinksEntry Fees to Attractions
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.
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.
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.
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