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Paris: Catacombs Skip-the-Ticket-Line Ticket and Audio Guide

Paris: Catacombs Skip-the-Ticket-Line Ticket and Audio Guide

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From US$ 30.19 per person

Likely to sell out Booked 34 times yesterday

Skip the ticket line at the Paris Catacombs. Discover a darker side to the “City of Lights.” Descend beneath the streets of Paris and listen to commentary from your informative audio guide, available in 4 languages.

About this ticket

Cancellation policy
This activity is non-refundable
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details. Learn more
Duration 1 hour
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Skip the ticket line
Audio guide included
Spanish, English, French, German

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Experience

Highlights
  • Skip the ticket line to enter the Paris Catacombs with your pre-booked ticket
  • Learn why the Catacombs were dug in the Middle Ages and how they came to be filled with the dead
  • Discover a darker side to the "City of Lights" beneath the streets
  • Listen to an informative audio guide and take your time
Full description

Avoid the hassle of ticket counters. Simply show your voucher, start your self-guided tour and explore the 'City of Lights' at your own pace with an informative audio guide.

As you discover a world beneath the streets of Paris, see tunnels and rooms decorated with the human bones and skulls of around 6 million Parisians. The Paris Catacombs were originally a quarry with hundreds of kilometers of tunnels burrowed beneath the streets of Paris. When the cemeteries of Paris became overfilled, the city started moving the dead into the Catacombs. 

Includes
  • Pre-booked ticket for the Paris Catacombs
  • Audio guide
  • Guided tour
Not suitable for
  • Children under 4 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with respiratory issues
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Please go directly with your voucher to the entrance of the catacombs.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Warm clothing

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • You will have to climb down and back up 130 steps and walk about 2 km underground during this tour
  • There are no elevators, bathrooms, or lockers
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 8655 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    4.1/5
  • Service
    4.5/5
  • Organization
    4.4/5

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Really fun experience! I love nerding out over local history so this was incredibly interesting for me. The steps down are a little bit steep but nothing crazy. It does get a little bit busy inside sometimes, especially the spots where the audio guide has an entry to listen to, but I took my time with the tour and never felt like it was overcrowded.

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November 24, 2022

Really enjoyable and informative despite the macabre and eerie atmosphere. When we went in the am, they timed the entry such that they're weren't a lot of tourists in the tunnel at the same time. Be prepared for a lot of walking. If you are claustrophobic, I could see how this tour may not be for you.

November 24, 2022

I am a solo traveller and used the audio tour. I arrived as requested a little earlier than my designated time so there was a ten minute wait in the queue outside. However they did efficiently let you in at the correct time. I went in November so if you’re going in the winter wrap up warm. Audio was informative and gave me the freedom to go at my own pace. Really interesting part of Paris history and feels like you can imagine what happened when you’re in the tunnels. Very eerie as you walk through and hear about what happened and see the remains. Definitely worth a visit if you like history and you’re not easily spooked!

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November 24, 2022

Product ID: 66985