Shuttle transfer between Père Lachaise cimetery and CDG
History and visit the Pere Lachaise cemetery in Paris
The Père Lachaise Cemetery is a cemetery located in the 20th arrondissement of Paris. It is situated on the Champ-Lévêque belonging to the cathedral of Paris. It receives all people of various religions, including Catholics, Protestants, Jews, and Muslims. It covers an area of 43.93 hectares and has 69,000 graves. It is one of the largest cemeteries of Paris. It can accommodate up to one million graves.
Many famous people are buried in this cemetery which Édith Piaf, Gilbert Bécaud, Pierre Bourdieu, Paul Baudry, Stanislas Baudry ... This is the cemetery that receives the largest number of visitors in France with not less than two million visitors. It was commissioned in 1804 and classified as historical monuments.
The land belonged to a merchant in the sixteenth century. He built the Folie-Regnault, in 1626, he sold to the Jesuits of the Rue Saint-Antoine to make a place of serenity. The place was named Mont-Louis during the reign of Louis XIV. For a home for the Lachaise Father Francis was built by the king hence the name of the place.
The place has a chapel located on the place where the Father's house placed the chair. She was assigned to receive the requiem mass of all religions. The construction of the chapel began in 1820 with funding from the city of Paris. It has pens and various Jewish and Muslim monuments.
Transfer to the Père Lachaise cemetery in Paris The Père Lachaise Cemetery is located 30 km from Orly Airport to 25.4 km from Charles de Gaulle Airport and 93.2 km from the airport of Beauvais.