Scandals & Love Affairs at Pere Lachaise - Walking Tour

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Scandals & Love Affairs at Pere Lachaise - Walking Tour
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    Booking required

    This attraction requires advanced booking.

What you'll do

This is not your average walking tour, come along for a scandalous tour of Père Lachaise Cemetery.

Enjoy a Scandals & Love Affairs tour at Pere Lachaise with The Paris Pass®

  • View the Tomb of Héloïse and Abélard, Colette’s gravesite, Oscar Wilde’s tombstone, Victor Noir’s effigy, Tomb of Edith Piaf, Other famous graves, Jim Morrison, Yves Montand, and more!
  • Part-interactive tour with sensory actions at certain graves
  • Learn why topics like death and sex aren’t as taboo in France.

Arm yourself with gossip-worthy secrets and salacious scandals on this quirky walking tour through a Parisian cemetery.

You'll be guided around Père Lachaise Cemetery - home to the tombs of Oscar Wilde and Victor Noir - and given the hidden history of the people buried there. Learn all about Marilyn Monroe's connection to this cemetery, why thousands of people kiss the tomb of Oscar Wilde every year, and plenty of hushed up tales only known to locals. Those interested in architecture will also love the elaborate tombstones and gothic structures. 


  • Bring your sense of humour (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.

Know before you go

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Booking required

This attraction requires advanced booking.

Getting in: please show your pass and booking information to the guide on arrival at the meeting point.

Please note: the tour is only available in English.

Duration: 90 minutes 

Meeting point: the corner near the front of the restaurant L'ami Justin,  28 Bd de Ménilmontant. Your guide will be holding a sign that says "Experience First."


For more information visit the Scandals & Love Affairs at Pere Lachaise - Walking Tour website.

Where you'll be

Operating hours

Thursday & Saturday: 9AM

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