Private walking tour: Père Lachaise Cemetery, the famous graves.


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Kid Friendly: No. suitable for mature teenagers

Friendly: No.
the cemetary is hilly and includes stairs

Maximum travelers: 6



French (fluent), English (fluent)

Jim Morrisson, Oscar Wilde, Gertrude Stein, and more

Have a walking tour in the most beautiful and touching cemetery of Europe!

I am going to take you from one famous grave to the next one without getting lost and without wasting time or energy in this labyrinth.

I will tell you stories and the secrets about this amazing and romantic cemetery. There are hundreds of celebrities. Most of them are french like the painters Delacroix, Gericault, Pissaro, but Rossini, Gertrude Stein and of course the rock star Jim Morrisson are also there. Marcel Proust, Allan Kardec, Oscar Wilde and Edith Piaf are waiting for you too.

A sunny autumn afternoon would be the perfect moment to have a walking tour in the Père Lachaise, since dozens of different tree species ornate the curvy paths of this legendary quiet cemetery in Eastern Paris.


we will meet by the main gate of the cematary and will cover the graves of many artists ( french and not french writers, poets, painters etc) such as :
- music composer Rossini
-impressionnist painter Pissarro
-the famous couple Heloise and Abelard (french Romeo and Juliet)
- singer Jim Morrisson
- music composer Chopin
- painter Gericault, Delacroix
-writer Balzac, Proust
-Oscar Wilde
- Gertrude Stein
-Singer Edith Piaf
and more

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Meeting point : by the main entrance of the cemetary, boulevard de Ménilmontant, across the Rue de la Roquette.

End location: I will also leave you at the subway station after the tour.

Duration: 2 hours



What’s Included

My guidance to find the famous tombs in the graveyard.
Free admission.

What’s Extra


A Recent Review of this tour

Eugenie is a wonderful tour guide that we have now used on 3 occasions. She is very friendly and professional. Her English is excellent!! Eugenie did a great job of fitting her tour of this hilly cemetery to my walking disability. Thank you to our now friend, Eugenie.
James H.

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