City, Hiking and Walking, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family
Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for mature teenagers
Maximum travelers: 6
Dutch (fluent), English (fluent), French (fluent), German (conversational)
Visit the most famous cemetery in the world!
Père Lachaise is the largest cemetery of Paris and it's also the largest green space of the city, on a hill with beautiful views! With more than 5000 trees, herbs, plants etc. its a wonderful way to escape the busy city.
We will travel around the world of famous musicians, painters, politicians, philosophers and writers:
Jim Morrison, Fréderic Chopin, Edith Piaf, Allan Kardec, Molière, Delacroix, Géricault, Marcel Proust, Oscar Wilde, Honoré de Balzac and Héloise & Abélard.
And that's not all! There's interesting monuments like WWI and also grave art and architecture:) And there's plenty of anecdotes to discover!
Take the plunge into this adventure and let me help you find your way between the 70000 graves.
Among others we will see the graves of:
- Jim Morrison
- Fréderic Chopin
- Edith Piaf
- Allan Kardec
- de la Fontaine
- Oscar Wilde
- Honoré de Balzac
- Héloise & Abélard.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Metro stop "Gambetta" (line 3) and then exit (sortie) "Père Lachaise".
End location: As you wish
Duration: 2 hours
It's always possible to adjust the hours
Metro and walking
- My service and knowledge as your personal guide
Estimated Local Cash Needed
4 euro - Public transportation costs to the cemetery
- Public transportation fees to the cemetery (1,41 euros per person per ride)
Take good walking shoes with you, sometimes we'll be walking in between the graves on cobblestones and sand etc.
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Susanne was very punctual and cordial! She knew her way around the Metro system. At the cemetery she had a well thought out lesson plan with maps, props and photos. The cemetery was vast and by far the largest we have visited. If you want a very educational yet entertaining tour - especially you Jim Morrison fans, this is it. I would plan on at lease three hours were we to do it again. This is outstanding!