Dating back to 1824, Montparnasse Cemetery is the second-largest grave site in Paris at 47 acres (19 hectares). It's known as the eternal home of musical and literary figures such as Serge Gainsbourg, Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, and Charles Baudelaire.
How to Visit: In the 14th arrondissement, the cemetery is located just southeast of Montparnasse Tower, making it easy to visit when you're in this neighborhood. From the Metro, get off at the Raspail station. You may enter and wander at your leisure, or book a private Paris sightseeing tour with the option to customize your itinerary. This gives you the opportunity to explore the cemetery with a knowledgeable guide.