The tour is intended for 1h30/2hours. Meet me at the main entrance of "le Père Lachaise", in front of the historical gate located 25 boulevard de Ménilmontant, 75020 Paris. Starting point of a visit which will drive you through French history and Parisian urban myths. Meet Jim Morrison and Oscar Wilde for some well-known english speaking graves, and walk down with me the path of the Musicians to meet Frederic Chopin. The place is crowded with famous people and could be said the capital of the dead ;-) Follow me to discover Le Père Lachaise romantic mysteries : I'll introduce you to presidents and poets, unkown genious and happy anonymous with artworks in desguise. In Père Lachaise, family tales are intertwined with History with a big H: strolling down these ancient graves feels like walking into a history book and I will uncover for you the most incredible secrets and mysteries. Bewilderment is around: le Père Lachaise is as beautiful as it is intriguing, discover with me this incredible architectural treasure.
I am a true Parisian, born and raised in the city of love. Ride with me through le Pere Lachaise cemetery and uncover its romantics secrets and mysteries. Oscar Wilde, Jim Morisson, Frederic Chopin for the most visited tombs, poets and activists are on my list too. Understand the state of mind of French society in just a visit. I'am keen on history but love creepy stories too. To me, le Père Lachaise is the most impressive open-air museum, full of angels and artworks. It is also a park where families and friends gather on the weekend: strangely, the place is rather lively. I promise we will smile and laugh and learn
Le Père Lachaise cemetery digest: - the most visited cemetery worldwide - the biggest green zone in Paris : over 40 acres - an open-air museum : opened in 1804 by Napoleon, just 15 years after the French revolution. This historical treasure is located in my neighbourhood, The visit will focus on famous graves and history: despite the scenery, this cemetery will make you smile and enable you to understand French society and its state of mind.
The visit is intended for 1h30/2hours and some paths are difficult to access with weelchair/strollers. The site is rather hilly but no need to be super sporty : we’ll walk at slow pace.