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The Père-Lachaise cemetery: history and stunning anecdotes

Off the Beaten Path

Leo K.

Paris
English, French (Native)
2 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 74 people

Discover the most famous cemetery of Paris during this walking tour amongst French figures and Parisians' tombstones, such as Jim Morrison, Oscar Wilde, Edith Piaf, Fredric Chopin, Molière, La Fontaine, Gertrude Stein, Héloïse and Abélard, Théodore Géricault, Marcel Proust and Honoré de Balzac... You will hear the history of this vast funerary grounds, which tricks were used to make it popular, the horrible events which occurred inside its walls and fun and many fun and stunning anecdotes.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

Metro station Alexandre Dumas

09:00

Metro station Alexandre Dumas

Meeting point: meet your guide who will introduce herself and head up together to the cemetery

09:10

Reunion gate entrance

Enter the cemetery and enjoy the tour!

11:00

Main entrance

Your guide will give you tips for the rest of your stay and say goodbye! You can either stay a bit more on your own in the graveyard, take a taxi from there, have lunch at a restaurant or take the metro.

Ending Point

Père-Lachaise main entrance

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Important Information

I'm available on Saturdays on request

This tour takes place outside so the weather might be bad. Walking shoes are advised as you will be walking for 2 hours on cobblestones.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time
$30/ per person

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