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Guided Tour of Père Lachaise Cemetery – In English only

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Guided Tour of Père Lachaise Cemetery – In English only - Activity - Holidays & weekends in Paris
Culture and education

Boulevard de Charonne - Paris

Wander through the heart of père lachaise cemetery and discover, thanks to your guide, the stories of the great artists, writers and musicians from all over the world buried there.

Through this 48-hectare labyrinth of crypts and greenery, your guide will tell you about the eccentricities of this cemetery, which welcomes more than 3.5 million visitors every year. Discover Oscar Wilde's grave, which is covered in kisses from admirers. Your guide will tell you the love story of Héloïse and Abélard, who lie side by side today after years of separation.

You will, of course, see the most visited grave in the cemetery: that of Jim Morrison, covered in his many fans' graffiti.

But this is not all: through your walk you will see the graves of Balzac, Molière, Proust and many more!

Make the most of this guided tour to relive the stories about these world greats.


Guided Tour of Père Lachaise Cemetery – In English only
21 €
Pricing formulas
Adult (15 years +)
Child (4–14 years)
Infant (0–3 years)

Practical information

Participants' profileAll ages
In detail

• Availability: Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday (excluding exceptional dates)
• Departure point: Paris, 20th arrondissement

Establishment policy

PaymentCredit card
Included in the price
• The tour of the cemetery
• Commentary by a guide
Not included in the price
• Tips (optional)
• All other extras
Cancellation conditions
No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied: Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded. - Cancellation insurance

Places of interest nearby

Metro station Alexandre Dumas (50 m)
Church Saint-Jean-Bosco (300 m)
Metro station Philippe Auguste (310 m)
Theatre L'Auguste (460 m)
Père-Lachaise Cemetery (540 m)
Metro station Avron (540 m)
Metro station Rue des Boulets (570 m)
Metro station Charonne (710 m)
Fleche d'Or (730 m)
Metro station Buzenval (740 m)

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