Cimetiere du Père-Lachaise

Overview

Paris is always alive, even when it’s not. Pere-Lachaise is the most famous cemetery in the world and we will show you why.
Located in the 20th arrondissement, northeast of central Paris, this beautiful slice of land, over 40 football fields, has cobblestone streets and is lined with trees.
The famous as well as some infamous celebrities have made this their final resting place, Edith Piaf, Chopin, Oscar Wilde and of course, Jim Morrison, to name a few.
The tombs are more like monuments to their legendary lives.
We will walk you through and give you some known and not so well known facts.

Meeting and Ending Point

Cemetery entrance on Blvd. de Menilmontant, right across the street from the Pere Lachaise metro stop, Line 3

Tour Details

1 1⁄2 to 2 1⁄2 hours circular route

Accessibility

Not wheelchair accessible or friendly
Wear thick soled shoes
Service animals allowed
Not recommended for travelers with back problems
Not recommended for pregnant travelers
Not recommended for travelers with heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Small children requiring strollers

Level of difficulty: Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

Facilities

No food venues
Two Restrooms located at the far corners of the cemetery