Cemetery of Père-Lachaise: guided tour

Paris, France
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Follow your expert guide among the 69,000 tombs of the peaceful Père Lachaise Cemetery to visit the final resting place of famous figures.

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Sightseeings

About this activity

  • Duration: 1-2 hours
  • Equipment: Comfortable shoes
  • Language: EN FR
  • Reference: T-JHWRNZ3D

Details of the Experience

Your guide will escort you through the 69.000 tombs to visit the most famous graves including Jim Morrison, Oscar Wilde, Edith Piaf, Frédéric Chopin, Molière, La Fontaine, Gertrude Stein, Héloïse and Abélard, Théodore Géricault, Marcel Proust, Honoré de Balzac, and many more. Discover the unbelievable reasons that led to the establishment of new cemeteries in the early 19th century. Hear the story of the terrible massacre that happened within the graveyard’s walls. Listen to your guide whispering the legends that still haunt the site. Learn why doctors were advising Parisians to spend time in the cemetery. Hear the story of the vampire that haunted the city’s cemeteries in the 19th century. Find out why there is a 12th-century tomb resting there. Learn about the burial rites of the Roman, Celtic, and French tribes… Take the chance to discover this serene place and visit the famous figures resting there without getting lost and hear the stunning anecdotes related to the site!

INCLUDED AND EXCLUDED

  • - A fully guided tour to visit the most famous figures buried there with an expert English-speaking guide - Get tips and help for the rest of your stay

This activity is provided by: Eleonore

Follow your expert guide among the 69,000 tombs of the peaceful Père Lachaise Cemetery to visit the final resting place of famous figures.

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