Experience the Père Lachaise Walking Tour
Learn the fascinating history of the Père Lachaise Cemetery on this picturesque walk; from its origins as the country house of the king's confessor, to its role as a battlefield during the Napoleonic Wars, through to a stint as an execution ground during the Paris Commune, to finally becoming the most romantic and famous cemetery in the world.
Père-Lachaise cemetery is the largest cemetery in Paris and extends over 43 hectares. It is a truly unique and magnificent place that invites you to meditate and dream, steeped in art, culture and history, where you can travel through its maze of stones and vegetation. You can be one of the 3 million visitors per year that visit from all over the world to see this incredible place of rest.
Marvel at stunning funerary art with a knowledgeable guide on hand to answer questions and highlight the stories and anecdotes hidden in this beautiful garden setting, you will visit the tombs of some of the most influential and diverse characters in history, including Oscar Wilde, Jim Morrison, Chopin, Édith Piaf, and Molière. Spend some time away from the crowds and join us on what is arguably the most spiritual and memorable open-air museum walk in Paris.