Call us for the latest prices

Paris

Come join us on an extraordinary tour that brings to life the tales of your favourite historical characters who are all buried in Paris’ graveyard of the rich and famous: Pére Lachaise.

HIGHLIGHTS:

* Pay homage to American rock star Jim Morrison

* Discover the literary personalities buried here

For many visitors to a new city, a graveyard is not on the top of your itinerary; however Paris’ Père Lachaise is well worth a visit. Considered one of the most coveted grave real estate in the world, here you can discover over 70,000 graves and tombs and some of the most ornate and flamboyant you have yet to lay eyes on. Père Lachaise is also where Paris’ rich and famous is buried, so this tour will take you to meet some of the most famous, artists, writers, and musicians the world has ever known.

As we meander through this beautiful labyrinth of elaborate stone crypts and overhanging trees as, your friendly and knowledgeable guide will regale you with the history and stories that make this place so special. Oscar Wilde’s tomb stands out among the crowd, a beautifully carved art-deco sculpture covered entirely with bright red lipstick kiss marks from visiting admirers. Discover one of the greatest and most tragic love stories of all time - that of Héloise and Abélard - now buried side-by-side after long years of separation. We also find the final resting place of playwright Molière, Chopin as well as Balzac, Proust, and Delacroix who all wait in the cemetary’s hidden corners. However, the highlight has to be that of Jim Morrison, whose grave, and those surrounding it, are covered with graffiti from the hoards of fans that come to visit his final resting place. For many visitors to a new city, a graveyard is not on the top of your itinerary; however Paris’ Père Lachaise is well worth a visit. Considered one of the most coveted grave real estate in the world, here you can discover over 70,000 graves and tombs and some of the most ornate and Duration: Two hours.

Start/opening time: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 10am.

Languages: English.

Others: This service ends at the Porte du Rèpos exit of the cemetery. We regret that we are unable to accommodate guests with wheelchairs or any impairments requiring special assistance. We are also unable to accommodate strollers or baby carriages on our group tours. The cemetery may at times close due to inclement weather. In such cases, clients will be provided with a free change of date or refund. Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour start time.