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Paris: Pere Lachaise Cemetery Self-Guided Tour

Explore the tombs and funerary art of the legendary Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Paris on a 2-hour guided tour, and see the graves of Jim Morrison, Oscar Wilde, Chopin and many other artists, writers and musicians in 44 hectares of landscaped beauty.

What's tour about

Discover an enchanted hill in the center of Paris on a self-guided tour of the labyrinthine Pere Lachaise Cemetery, world-renowned for its funerary art and as the final resting place for many great men and women from the world of art, music, literarure and history.

The most surprising open-air museum in Paris, Pere Lachaise is home to 70,000 graves and 5,300 trees in 44 hectares of landscaped beauty. An app will lead you down the cemetery’s cobbled paths to see picturesque tombstones.

See the tombs of Oscar Wilde, Edith Piaf, and Jim Morrison. Discover the final resting place of Molière and Chopin.

Pay your respects at the graves of Isadora Duncan and Gertrude Stein, and marvel at the tomb of Héloise and Abélard. A self-guided tour will provide a narrative of energy and passion, balancing humor with historical accuracy to share secrets and anecdotes about the legends of the past and present.

Self-guided tour in mobile app

The entrance to Pere Lachaise Cemetery on Rue des Rondeaux. Metro station is Gambetta

The tour starts here

2–2,5 h

walking pace

3 km

Approximate tour distance

English

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Itinerary

— Walk the cobbled paths of the famous Pere Lachaise Cemetery
— See the graves of Oscar Wilde, Chopin, Isadora Duncan and more
—Marvel at stunning funerary art
—Hear anecdotes about the famous, past and present

Start at The entrance to Pere Lachaise Cemetery on Rue des Rondeaux. Metro station is Gambetta

Author of the tour

Chloé L. #1

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Turn your journey into an adventure through secret courtyards and breathtaking views. You can explore the city on your own and take breaks any time.

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How self-guided tours work?
The app will be your personal guide. With help of GPS the app will guide you along the route, show authentic places and tell stories about it. In some tours you will find simple quizes to get learn about the city like in game.
What is different from a guided tour or guidebook?
Unlike a guided tour, you do not depend on anyone. You can pause or go from the route and stop for an aperol at the bar. This is not just a list of places with descriptions, but a well-prepared route with interactive content that make you to interact with the city.
Do I need the internet?
No, the tour is downloaded to the app and works offline. It stays with you even after you finish it, so you can share your impressions with friends.
When can I start a tour?
The tour can be started at any time after purchase, it remains with you forever
Why is it cheaper than a regular tour?
You pay for the whole tour, not the person. Travel alone or with up to 5 people using up to two phones.

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Paris: Pere Lachaise Cemetery Self-Guided Tour
Explore the tombs and funerary art of the legendary Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Paris on a 2-hour guided tour, and see the graves of Jim Morrison, Oscar Wilde, Chopin and many other artists, writers and musicians in 44 hectares of landscaped beauty.

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