Guided tours of Père-Lachaise

An alley in the cemeteryPère-Lachaise is undoubtedly the best-known of Parisian cemeteries. It's great to lose yourself in the alleys of this vast site, listed as a Monument Historique, but you can also take part in themed guided tours with a specialist.

Follow the guides as they take you on a guided tour of this large cemetery in Paris's 20th arrondissement, which was opened in the early 19th century. Our guides will help you find your way around the 70,000 graves at Père-Lachaise.

Among the many guided tours of the Parisian cemetery, take a stroll with a guide through Père Lachaise's 44 hectares, a veritable open-air museum that's a pleasure to visit. You can discover the great ladies of Père-Lachaise with l'Échappée Belle or visit Père-Lachaise from a cinematic perspective with Juliette Dubois's ciné-balades.

If you book a hotel close to metro line 3, you can easily reach the Père-Lachaise Cemetery.

Père-Lachaise in figures :

  • Père-Lachaise covers 44 hectares
  • Père-Lachaise cemetery welcomes around 3 million visitors every year
  • 500 celebrities are buried in Père-Lachaise
  • There are 70,000 funeral concessions
  • Père-Lachaise is the largest cemetery in Paris, and also the largest green space

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