European Heritage Days 2020 in Paris: the Père-Lachaise cemetery

Published by Anne-christine C. · Published on 19 August 2020 at 09h09 · Updated on 14 September 2020 at 22h40
For European Heritage Days 2020, the Père-Lachaise cemetery provides you with guided tours themed on great men. Meet on Saturday September 19, 2020 for an uncommon walk in the heart of the cemetery.

For European Heritage Days 2020 in Paris, the Père-Lachaise cemetery provides you with free guided tours open to all. Meet at the main gate of the cemetery on Saturday September 19, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. for a discovery walk for one hour and a half.

Considered as one of most famous cemeteries in the world, the Père-Lachaise cemetery is an unmissable landmark in Paris. It’s actually the largest cemetery within Paris. Whether it’s for its history, for the celebrities resting there, its funeral arts or its legends, the Père-Lachaise unleashes passions.

For these European Heritage Days, explore the paths of the Père-Lachaise cemetery and be carried away by the tale of the lives of great men that made of the cemetery their last home. A fascinating place mixing art, history and nature: to discover urgently!  

European Heritage Days 2020 Program in Paris and the Ile-de-France Region:

And to get your bearings more easily, we've made you some themed guides:

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
On 19 September 2020
From 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.



    Boulevard de Ménilmontant
    75020 Paris 20


    Official website