Paris Catacombs Skip-the-Line Ticket

Product ID: 66985
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About this activity
Duration 120 minutes
Skip the line
Printed voucher required
Instant confirmation
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, English, French, German
Cancellation policy
This activity is non-refundable

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Experience

Highlights
  • Skip the long lines to enter the Paris Catacombs
  • Benefit from a fast and easy ticket collection
  • See the bones of 6 million Parisians in the Paris Catacombs
  • 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 available in English, French, Spanish and German
Full description
Discover a world beneath the streets of Paris and see tunnels and rooms decorated with the human bones and skulls of around 6 million Parisians.

Avoid lengthy queues and the hassle of ticket counters – simply show your voucher at the newspaper kiosk adjacent to the entrance to collect your ticket. You will be then able to walk straight inside after a security check.

Explore a darker side to the “City of Lights” as you walk through tunnels dug out in the Middle Ages. 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. To enable you to discover works from the site for yourself, audio guides available in French, English, German and Spanish are provided.
Includes
  • Skip-the-line entrance to the Paris Catacombs
  • Audio guide (available in English, French, German or Spanish)
  • Entry fee
What’s Not Included
  • Guided tour
  • Skip-the-line entrance to the Paris Catacombs for children up to 17 years (entrance is free but skip-the-line has to be bought on site, €5)

When you get there

Meeting point

Go directly with you voucher to the entrance of the catacombs. 1 Avenue du Colonel Henri Rol-Tanguy, 75014 Paris

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Know before you go
• You will have to climb down and back up 130 steps and walk about 2 kilometers underground during this tour
• There are no elevators, no bathrooms and no lockers
• This tour is not recommended for people with heart or breathing conditions or for children under the age of 10. Entrance to the catacombs for children under 18 is free (upon the presentation of ID), but skip-the-line entry must be bought on site (€5)
• Please note that this is not a guided tour; you will receive an audio guide providing you with information
• There may be a queue at the skip-the-line entrance, however this will be much shorter than at the standard entrance
• Be aware that it is always around 14°C (57°F) in the Catacombs, so please dress accordingly
• Only bags maximum 40x30cm are allowed and they must not be carried on the shoulders
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