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MEET ME AT PÈRE LACHAISE

A walking tour to 31 must-see graves

"A Book With Soul"
By Miles H.

Right away with Anna Eriksson and Mason Bendewald's arresting book Meet Me at Père Lachaise...the book is an incredibly rare gem: A knowledgeable collection of terse but robust facts about the amazing residents of Père Lachaise, organized to be suitable for a tour, yet seasoned with inimitable personal anecdotes that briefly alight like a Psyche butterfly. It's a brief dance of two living souls among thousands that have passed...in other words...life. (read more)

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VISITING PÈRE LACHAISE

Address:

16 rue du Repos, 75020 Paris, France (Belleville / Père Lachaise)

Phone:

33 1 55 25 82 10

Hours:

November 6 - March 15
Mon - Sat 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Sun & Holidays 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM

March 16 - November 5
Mon - Sat 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sun & Holidays 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Tour Groups:

Père Lachaise Cemetery does not have any official tours. However, several Paris tour companies are able to arrange visits upon request. The official Paris board of tourism is an excellent source for tour options: http://en.parisinfo.com

Metro Stops:

Père Lachaise or Gambetta http://www.ratp.fr/informer/pdf/orienter/f_plan.php