An unusual tour to visit the last resting place of many of the most famous people the world has ever known in the famous Pere LaChaise cemetery. Your expert guide will breathe new life into the fascinating stories about the lives that were laid to rest there.
Considered to be some of the most expensive and coveted grave real estate in the world - Pere LaChaise is home to 70,000 dead, among them some of the most famous artists, writers and musicians the world has ever known. Most know this cemetery for Jim Morrison, but to ignore the rest would be a shame. Meander this labyrinth of stones, trees and paths as your guide points out the famous graves and hidden eccentricities that make this place special. Oscar Wields tomb stands out covered with bright red lipstick marks from visiting admirers. Discover one of the greatest and most tragic love stories of all time - that of Helios and Abe lard, now buried side by side after long years of separation. As we pass Chopin tomb you can almost hear his Funeral Dirge. We'll also find the resting place of Molder, the famous playwright and satirist who died playing a well man who is a hypochondriac, onstage while the audience cheered him on. Among others, Balzac, Proust, Gertrude Stein and Delectation await us in the hidden corners of the graveyard. The tour ends at Porte du Repos and your guide will provide indications to reach the nearby Philippe Auguste metro stop.
Expert local guide throughout.
Appropriate dress should be worn on consecrated ground. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. At times the graveyard closes suddenly due to inclement weather. Should this happen you will be offered a change of date or will receive a refund on your return home. Children up to 14 years of age should bring proof of date of birth. In case of emergencies please contact Dark Rome Tours at number +33170371426.
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