Cimetière Montparnasse

Type: Historic Sites, Sightseeing

Map / Directions 10Best Says

This calm, park-like cemetery shelters many famous Parisians. A virtual city of tombstones, grave markers and mausoleums, Montparnasse is beautifully maintained. You'll often find visitors here,...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Summer (Apr - Oct): Mon-Fri 8am-6pm; Sat 8:30am-6pm; Sun 9am-6pm
  • Winter (Nov - Mar): Mon-Fri 8am-5:30pm; Sat 8:30am-5:30pm; Sun 9am-5:30pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

  • Free Things to Do: "Look up the list of famous names that you recognize who are buried here. Then make a pilgrimage to find at least six of them as you navigate around this cemetery in the heart of Paris' Left Bank."
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: The bones of Sartre, Serge Gainsbourg, Simone de Beauvoir and Man Ray all call this their final resting place, here in Montparnasse.

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