Guided Tour of the Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris

  • 6 Ratings

Discover the history behind the Père Lachaise cemetery where many famed authors and performers now rest. Head off the beaten path to visit this 19th-century landmark in eastern Paris.

Region: Paris
Duration: 3 hours
Cancellation: 2 days in advance.

What You Will Do

  • Learn about the fascinating history of the cemetery itself, from its commissioning by Napoleon to its dramatic role as a battlefield
  • Visit the tombs of famous residents, like Jim Morrison, Oscar Wilde, Edith Piaf, Honoré de Balzac, Frédéric Chopin and more
  • Follow your guide to see the highlights of this immense cemetery and hear informative stories about the graves
  • Discuss the little-known popular uprising, the Paris Commune, which occurred within the cemetery’s storied walls

What's Included

  • Small-group guided tour of the Père Lachaise Cemetery

Additional Information

  • 48 hours before for a full refund.

Customer Reviews

  • 6 Ratings
Père-Lachaise, 75020 Paris, France