European Heritage Days 2022: uncommon stroll at Paris Père-Lachaise cemetery

Published by Cécile D., Laurent P., Anne-christine C. · Published on 5 August 2022 at 11h05
For European Heritage Days 2022, the Père-Lachaise cemetery encourages you to come over and discover characters resting there. Meet on Saturday September 17 and Sunday 18, 2022, for an uncommon walk in the heart of the famous Parisian cemetery.

For European Heritage Days 2022 in Paris, the Père-Lachaise cemetery takes you to the history-packed paths, meeting prestigious women and men who made the glory of France... Meet at the cemetery on Saturday September 17 and Sunday 18, 2022, for a discovery walk in one of the Paris cemeteries.

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

Sarah Bernhardt, Molière, Jim Morrison, Silvia Monfort, Frédéric Chopin, Édith Piaf, Jean-Pierre Bacri, Yves Montand, Gaspard Ulliel, Colette, Henri Salvador, Balzac, Thierry Mugler, Jean de la Fontaine... The alleys of the Père-Lachaise are filled with big names who marked history and the world of arts.

It is easy to get lost in the cemetery when looking for this or that celebrity. This is why, on Saturday September 17, 2022, the cemetery provides you with a special guided tour.

Come and meet the Great Sibyl of the Revolution and let the prophetess guide you as she has been living around the cemetery for 200 years. Marie-Anne Lenormand - her real name - will guide you through the maze of graves to introduce you to some of her most famous friends. Your guide will be also very happy to tell you the story and legends surrounding this place of eternal rest...

For two hours, visitors are guided by an actress telling you big and small stories of the Père-Lachaise. Book away this uncommon stroll!

More guided tours and strolls are planned for European Heritage Days.

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Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From 17 September 2022 to 18 September 2022



    Boulevard de Ménilmontant
    75020 Paris 20



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