Père Lachaise Cemetery: Guided Tour

Get spirited around the most-visited cemetery in the world

Duration: 2h
Max group size: 25
Live guide: English
Provider: City Wonders
Registered address: 6-9 Trinity Street, D02 EY47, Dublin 2, IE
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What's included

2-hour tour of the Père Lachaise Cemetery with an expert, English-speaking guide
See the graves of Balzac, Chopin, Delacroix, Molière, Jim Morrison, Gertrude Stein, Oscar Wilde, Proust, and more

What's not included

Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Important information

* Please wear comfortable shoes as there is a fair amount of walking involved * The tour ends at the Porte du Repos (exit of the cemetery)

Meeting point

Alexandre Dumas Métro, 75011, Paris

  • Explore a cultural highlight, the somber and romantic Père Lachaise, the most-visited graveyard in the world
  • Visit the famous lipstick-stained grave of Irish writer Oscar Wilde, American rockstar Jim Morrison, and that of the tragic French singer, Edith Piaf
  • Your expert English-speaking guide will provide a rich backstory on each notable grave during the tour

There aren't many graveyards in the world that are described as star-studded, but over 3.5 million visitors flock to Père Lachaise Cemetery every year to celebrate the lives of some of history's most important cultural icons.

Oscar Wilde, Jim Morrison, Edith Piaf, Marcel Proust, Gertrude Stein, Chopin, and other visionaries are all buried in this romantic corner of Paris. Get the full story on a captivating English-speaking guided tour of this beautiful cemetery – it's a must-see in Paris!

  • Show your smartphone ticket to your guide. The guide will be holding a sign at the meeting point for easy recognition
  • The meeting point is at the exit (on the street) of the metro station Alexandre Dumas (line 2) – there is only one exit
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before your selected timeslot, latecomers will not be waited for
  • Cancellation is possible until 24 hours before your visit.
  • Rescheduling is possible until 24 hours before your visit.

Ratings & reviews

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Celeste,  United States United States
03 Sep 2022
We had a wonderful time. Our guide, Imad, shared wonderful stories at each of the tombs we visited. We highly recommend!
Père Lachaise Cemetery: Guided Tour
Rinda,  United States United States
19 Oct 2019
Georgia's Darell was outstanding. Educated, Informative and humorous. The addition of music at certain memorials was perfect.
Père Lachaise Cemetery: Guided Tour
Peer,  Netherlands Netherlands
30 Sep 2023
We had a great guide called Victoire So much information and also gripping stories
Père Lachaise Cemetery: Guided Tour

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