Private tour

Paris: Père Lachaise Cemetery Private Tour

Private tour

Paris: Père Lachaise Cemetery Private Tour

From US$ 278.10 per group up to 15

Explore the legendary Père Lachaise Cemetery on a private tour. Join a knowledgable guide on an unforgettable journey that is fully customizable to your tastes and time.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
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  • Walk the cobbled paths of the famous Père Lachaise Cemetery
  • Customize your tour, listing your favourite artists, themes, and activities
  • Save time with shortcuts and discover new landscapes off the beaten paths
  • Enjoy the intimacy of this unique experience with a private guide just for you
  • Enjoy a tour for the whole family, a couple, or a group of friends
Full description
Situated on the top of an enchanted hill called Mont Louis, the Père Lachaise Cemetery is world-renowned for its funerary art and as the final resting place for many great cultural icons. The cemetery is a surprising open-air museum of 70,000 graves, 44 hectares and 5,300 trees.  An experienced and licensed guide who knows this labyrinth like the insides of their pockets will be there just for you. The itinerary can be easily customized and adapted on the spot according to your tastes, interests, and time. Your guide will provide a narrative of energy and passion, balancing humor with historical accuracy. Avoid the noisy big groups and experience this unique spot in a more intimate way as your guide reveals to you the secrets and legends of past and present. This tour can be just for you alone, for your partner, for your family, or for your group of friends - and all special requests will be fulfilled. Many celebrities are buried here, both local and international - this includes Jim Morrison, Oscar Wilde, Isadora Duncan, Gertrude Stein, Maria Callas, Marcel Proust, Chopin, Molière, Delacroix, Piaf, Marceau, and so many more. Your guide will take you off the beaten path to visit the graves of some of the world's best, and to discover this unusual landscaped beauty. The tour is approximately 2 hours, but the rest is up to you!
  • Paris Visitors' Bureau-certified guide
  • Cemetery entrance fee
  • Transportation
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

North Entrance of the cemetery, close to the intersection of Rue Des Rondeaux and Avenue du Père Lachaise

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  •  Please wear comfortable shoes
  • The local supplier regrets that they are unable to accommodate guests in wheelchairs, or with any impairments that require special assistance
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 7 reviews

Review summary

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Great guide who could easily adapt to our interests. Many interesting facts and yes despite being this a place of respect and honor: humor was there too. Thx Alberto!!

October 8, 2022

Je recommande cette visite, guide passionné et passionnant. Histoire et anecdotes. Nous avons passé un excellent moment.

October 30, 2021


We had a great time with Alberto who is equally very friendly and knowledgeable. Fluent in multiple languages and generous with his time I can highly recommend his private tour!!!

July 10, 2021

Product ID: 198679