Pere Lachaise Cemetery Guided Tour

Explore the famed Parisian cemetery with an expert guide

Duration: 2-3 hours
Price: from €10
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A visit to the Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Paris is a way to pay your respects to the 70,000 people buried there, including Jim Morrison, Oscar Wilde, Édith Piaf and Gertrude Stein.

There are also several historic graves with interesting stories to go with them, like the tale of Héloise and Abélard. Your guide will lead you through the cobblestoned paths lined with 5,300 trees while sharing facts and anecdotes about the Pere Lachaise.

The cemetery can sometimes feel overwhelming due to its size, so let your guide take the lead. An afternoon in the Pere Lachaise is like visiting an outdoor museum!

Tour highlights

  • Visit Pere Lachaise with an expert guide
  • Learn more about the famous people buried in the cemetery
  • Wander the winding cobblestoned paths
  • Admire the beauty of the incredible funerary art

Why people take this tour?

The Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Paris is known worldwide for it’s famous grave sites. Jim Morrison, Oscar Wilde, Édith Piaf and many more artists, writers and musicians are buried here.

The cemetery itself is a work of beauty, with 44 hectares of cobblestoned paths, mausoleums and tombstones to be explored.

Let a local expert guide lead you through the cemetery to explore remarkable graves and funerary art, while sharing interesting stories about the cemetery, Paris and the people who are buried in the Pere Lachaise!

Practical information

from €10

Entrance to the cemetery (free to enter)
2-3 hour guided tour with an expert guide

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2-3 hours

Tour schedule

Every day

Additional information

Booking required
This tour is operated by Thierry Le Roi & les Nécro-Romantiques


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