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Père Lachaise Cemetery Walking Tour

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Enjoy a lovely walk in the famous Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris with a local Parisian guide to tell you the tales of love of the people who were laid to rest in the cemetery.


  • Spend some time getting to know the stories and histories of the lovers who rest in Père Lachaise Cemetery from your local guide.

  • When in the City of Love, it is only fair if you devote some time to learning about the details of those that lay in the cemetery and understand why conversations around death and sex don’t usually fall in the “taboo” category in France from your guide.

  • Get ready to immerse yourself in culture and history as you visit places like the Tomb of Héloïse and Abélard, Colette’s gravesite, Victor Noir’s effigy, and much more.

  • in about 2 miles of this guided walking tour, you will also get to interact with Victor Noir’s effigy which is said to increase fertility, and pay a visit to Oscar Wilde’s tomb which receives a large amount of footfall each day.

  • Said to be the world’s largest necropolis, Père Lachaise Cemetery can give you a whole new idea of what it means to be in love.


  • Experienced local guide

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Spread across 44 hectares, the Père Lachaise Cemetery is really a museum outdoors. Since the cemetery is the final resting place of many famous people like Honoré de Balzac, Sarah Bernhardt, Colette, and more, over 3 million people visit the cemetery each year. On this tour, you will have a local Parisian guide to tell you all about the many star-crossed lovers that are buried here and the history of the cemetery itself. With sites like the Tomb of Héloïse and Abélard, Oscar Wilde’s tomb, and Victor Noir’s effigy, you are bound to find yourself immersed in the idea of love and its many complexities at the end of the tour.

In the City of Love, the Père Lachaise Cemetery is a must-visit. In addition to hearing details of the love stories of many famous people that are only privy to the locals there, the tour will also help you understand why the French don’t consider topics of death and sex taboo. In Parisian style, you will get to see how each gravesite is marked uniquely; be it the weeping willows by Alfred de Musset’s grave, the lipstick marks on Oscar Wilde’s tomb or the madeleines on Marcel Proust’s tomb placed there by the writer’s fans.


  • This experience is not accessible by wheelchair and pram/strollers.

Additional information

  • It is advised to wear comfortable shoes suitable for walking.

  • Outside foods and beverages are allowed.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at 28 Bd de Ménilmontant.

  • Address: 28 Bd de Ménilmontant, 75020 Paris, France.

  • Your guide will be holding an orange sign with “Experience First” written on it.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Roquette - Père Lachaise. It is a quick 1-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board buses 61, 69, 71, N16 and N34 to get you there.

By Metro

  • The closest metro station is Philippe Auguste. It is a quick 2-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board metro 2 to get you there.


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