Paris Catacombs Guided Tour - Skip the Line access
  • Paris Catacombs Guided Tour - Skip the Line access

    Join your expert guide and journey underground below the city streets of Paris to learn the secrets of the world’s largest catacombs. You will be immersed in the history of legendary struggles and triumphs as you walk among the millions of souls whose bones populate the darkest part of the City of Light.
    • Join your expert guide and descend 20 meters below the streets of Paris to the hidden city of souls
    • Skip the line and gain special access to forbidden areas of the Catacombs
    • Learn how and why the remains of over 6 million people were transported underground during the 18th century

    Itinerary
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    Stop At: The Paris Catacombs, 1 Avenue du Colonel Henri Rol-Tanguy, 75014 Paris France

    You will meet your expert guide at the entrance to the Catacombs, conveniently located at street level. 1 Place Denfert-Rochereau 74014 Paris. You will have skip the line entry privileges and descend 20 meters below the city to the underground world of the dead. Learn how the 200 miles of tunnels which were mined to build Paris became the answer to the problems created by overcrowded cemeteries above. You will marvel at the ingenuity and the struggles and the ultimate glory of this macabre and sacred place.

    The tone is set as you pass under the sign which reads "Arrete, C'est Ici L'Empire De La Mort" (Stop. Here is the Empire of Death). Soon you are surrounded on all sides by bones and skulls ever so carefully arranged with reverence and decorative flourish. Your guide will lead you into special access areas that are closed to the general public as you literally follow in the footsteps of 18th and 19th century French royals. No visit to the City of Light is complete without a visit to this temple of darkness, The Paris Catacombs.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes



    Informacion Adicional
    "Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
    "Not wheelchair accessible"
    "There is approximately 1 mile of walking. Also, there are approximately 130 steps down and 85 steps back up to street level. This tour is not recommended for people who have mobility issues or anxiety in closed spaces. Please note that the temperatures in the Catacombs are 14 degrees centigrade."
    "Near public transportation"
    "Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
    "This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers"



    • Lugar de comienzo: 1 Place Denfert-Rochereau, 75014 Paris, France

    • Duración: 1 hour 30 minutes
    • Cancelaciones y devoluciones: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
  • Incluye

    • Professional, entertaining guide
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • Catacombs Entrance Ticket
    • Guided visit in the Catacombs
    • Entry/Admission - The Paris Catacombs
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines

    No Incluye

    • Gratuities
  • 10/10

    Recomendación de los pasajeros 100%
    Rating basado en 19 Críticas verificadas

    Nuestros clientes

    • frang3682
      Publicado el Lunes, 14 de octubre del 2019

      Fun and interesting tour. Our guide Igor was very knowledgeable and made the tour a lot of fun. There is a lot of walking and many stairs so I would not suggest this for anybody with mobility issues. Also one couple brought their baby with them on the tour: this is not a good tour for a baby. It's dark and there is nothing to hold a baby's attention. Due to the cavernous nature of the tunnels, a baby cries drown out the tour guides comments. Best suited for children 10/12 and above

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Roslyn H
      Publicado el Lunes, 16 de septiembre del 2019

      Excellent guide to a facinating part of Paris history. Tick to one of the things on my "bucket list"

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Mark F
      Publicado el Lunes, 19 de agosto del 2019

      An interesting guide to the history of Paris and the origins of the catacombs. David was patient, knowledgeable and enthusiastic.
      Definitely worth skipping the lines.

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Laura R
      Publicado el Viernes, 16 de agosto del 2019

      Our guide, Igor shared his knowledge of the Catacombs and the rich history of Paris. He made sure everyone in the tour saw and heard about each section and helped us capture the best pictures. The VIP sections of the Catacombs and the skip the line ticket made this superb! Highly recommend this tour.

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Brenda H
      Publicado el Jueves, 15 de agosto del 2019

      Igor was a great tour guide! Interesting history! Somewhat physically challenging, but so interesting!!

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Cassandra M
      Publicado el Viernes, 02 de agosto del 2019

      David was an excellent guide and the tour itself was fascinating. Worth the somewhat steep price tag.

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Yumi M
      Publicado el Miércoles, 03 de julio del 2019

      Catacombs was very interesting, mysterious, a little creepy (in a good way). Our guide was fantastic. He was knowledgeable and shared a lot of stories about the catacombs as well as history of Paris. In this tour we got to visit sites that are off limit to public. Highlight of the trip!

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • keir m
      Publicado el Lunes, 22 de abril del 2019

      The tour and the host were both fantastic. Amber was very welcoming and knowledgeable, So much more history than just 6 million skeletons! Can not recommend this enough. Highlight of our trip to Paris. You’ve got to do this tour!

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • ewertsen
      Publicado el Lunes, 10 de septiembre del 2018

      Our tour guide, Remy, was fantastic. Skipping the lines and getting to see a few restricted areas only available to tours was well worth the extra cost.

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Jazz I
      Publicado el Jueves, 23 de agosto del 2018

      This was an amazing tour, we absolutely loved it. Our tour guide David made it even more amazing with all of his knowledge that he shared with us it gave us a different perspective on the catacombs, his fun personality and joking manner made it fun even. This is a must do and see and you must do it and see it with David lol.

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Hal L
      Publicado el Viernes, 17 de agosto del 2018

      Great tour and wonderful guide. Highly recommended!

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Maggie B
      Publicado el Lunes, 02 de julio del 2018

      By far one of the best tours we have taken! Guided tour was worth the extra cost. Our guide (Remi) provided historical details of the catacombs and Paris, which made this a lasting experience. Highly recommend. Plus, that line outside was way too long.

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • christopher.jones
      Publicado el Jueves, 26 de abril del 2018

      Great tour! Great guide. It was nice not having to stand in line and being able to see some parts of the Catacombs that are typically not available to the public.

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Orlynmimin
      Publicado el Jueves, 12 de abril del 2018

      This tour is a must see when in Paris! our tour guide Ferret I am so sorry if this is not how you spell your name! was amazing. He knew his history very well and kept our small group entertained during the whole tour. If we had not had a tour guide, I am positive that we would have gotten lost haha! Not to mention, we would not have gotten the history lesson that we did!

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Helen D
      Publicado el Martes, 10 de abril del 2018

      Alberto was an amazingly good guide.

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • reagan.pariag
      Publicado el Viernes, 23 de marzo del 2018

      This was definitely the most unique experience of the tours and activities we participated in while in Paris. Skip the line access is the way to go especially for the catacombs because only 200 people are allowed in at a time. I would say the wait to get in without skip the line was around an hour and a half to 2 hours if I had to guess based on the line. Another benefit of this specific guided skip the line access tour was that we got access to places that are closed off to anyone with a general admission ticket, so it's totally worth it. Our guide Linda was amazing, she was on time, the meet up location and instructions were easy to find/follow, and her insight was great. I learned things from her that I wouldn't have just walking through the catacombs on my own. No negatives or complaints at all about this tour.

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • Roberto M
      Publicado el Martes, 30 de enero del 2018

      Linnda was a great guide. Went once before without a tour guide, not the same! I recommend it.

        Calificación General: 10/10
    • David S
      Publicado el Martes, 01 de octubre del 2019

      Great tour good info. Our group was a little large some people would have missed out on the content.

        Calificación General: 8/10
    • Christine F
      Publicado el Jueves, 06 de septiembre del 2018

      Skip the line access for the Catacombs is essential unless you like waiting in lines at least 90 minutes to 3 hours long. The catacombs and underground tunnels were super neat and our tour guide was knowledgeable, but her English was not great. Still recommend the tour.

        Calificación General: 8/10
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