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Père Lachaise Cemetery Walking Tour: Scandals and Love Affairs

Cold graves, hot lovers, and secrets to surprise you
  • When 9 AM daily
  • Duration 90 minutes
  • Meeting Point Père Lachaise Cemetery, 16 Rue du Repos, 75020 Paris, France

€29 per adult

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€29 per adult

€29 per adult

  • Local experts
    Personal stories and insider travel tips
  • Top-rated
    Thousands of reviews averaging 4.9 stars
  • Worry-free booking
    Flexible scheduling and refunds

Highlights

  • Bring your sense of humor (and your wild side) for this sexy trip through Paris’ largest cemetery.
  • Arouse your senses with stories of free spirits and forbidden love.
  • Find out how a ménage à trois with Marilyn Monroe ended up in Père Lachaise Cemetery.
  • Rub a prominent shiny part of Victor Noir’s effigy if you want to be more fertile.
  • Revel in the beauty of lavish headstones and sepulchres where scandals and secrets lie buried.
  • Pucker up at the tomb of Oscar Wilde as thousands before you have done.

Itinerary

  • Tomb of Héloïse and Abélard

    Separated in life but reunited in death

  • Colette’s gravesite

    The first lady of French scandal

  • Oscar Wilde’s tombstone

    Covered with lipstick-lined kisses

  • Victor Noir’s effigy

    Famous as a sex symbol in death more than life

  • Tomb of Edith Piaf

    Lover of Marlon Brando and many others

  • Other famous graves

    Jim Morrison, Yves Montand, and more

Make this tour private

Book this tour for just your group, starting from €200.

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Plan your trip

Itinerary

Just a few potential stops are mentioned above. This itinerary is subject to change, but the fun and culture are guaranteed.

Refund policy

We offer a 100% refund up to 24 hours before the start time.

Meeting point

Please meet your guide at the main entrance to Père Lachaise Cemetery.

Père Lachaise Cemetery, 16 Rue du Repos, 75020 Paris, France

FAQs

How much walking is there?

There’s about 2 miles of walking through the cemetery at a leisurely pace. If mobility is an issue, please arrange for a private tour.

Is this tour family-friendly?

This walking tour varies from a little racy (PG-13) to downright spicy. Your guide adjusts the tone based on the group, but we always cover the material with class. If you want to take youngsters on this tour, we recommend booking a private tour. Your guide is happy to share our PG “Love and Death in Père Lachaise” version of the tour. This version highlights lost loves, undying affection, and plenty of French romance through the ages. Adult-only innuendos optional.

Is this tour included with a pass?

Yes! If you have a pass, enjoy this tour for free by selecting your pass and following the instructions on our Paris passes page. Your guide will confirm your pass at check-in.

What is the refund policy?

We get it — plans change. We offer a 100% refund up to 24 hours prior to the tour start time. We also offer rescheduling to another date the tour is running at no extra cost. Please keep in mind there are no refunds if you’ve already rescheduled your tour once.

When should I get there?

Plan to show up 15 minutes early. The tour starts promptly, and you may not be able to catch up if you arrive late.

What if it rains?

Our tours run rain or shine. If there’s extreme weather and we have to cancel, you’ll get a full refund.

Are gratuities included?

Tips aren’t expected but are always appreciated by our guides. If you think your guide did an outstanding job, a tip is a great way to show that.

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