Pere Lachaise Cemetery Walking Tour in Paris
The most surprising open-air museum in Paris, aka the Pere Lachaise Cemetery, is home to 70,000 graves and 5,300 trees in 44 hectares of landscaped beauty. Your expert guide will lead a small group (15 guests maximum) down the cobbled paths of this enchanted hill, world-renowned for its funerary art and as the final resting place for many great men and women from the world of art, music, literature and history. The necro-romantic safari, a tradition for generations of Parisians, is certified by the Paris Visitors Bureau and takes you on a trip with the time machine where the great celebrities of the past come alive. See the picturesque tombs of Oscar Wilde, Edith Piaf, Jim Morrison, Molière, Chopin, Isadora Duncan, Gertrude Stein, Héloise and Abélard and many many others. Your licensed guide 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.