• Location: Paris, France
  • Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
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Discover the darker side of the City of Lights with this skip-the-line tour of the famed catacombs of Paris. Explore these fascinating underground passageways lined with the bones of thousands of former Parisians and learn the history of the mesmerizing and macabre labyrinth. Bypass the long lines for this popular attraction and enjoy personalized attention in a small group limited to 19 people.

Highlights

  • Small group guided walking tour inside the Paris catacombs
  • Personalized small group tour (maximum 19 people)
  • Skip the line to enter the catacombs and avoid two-hour queues
  • Expert English-speaking guide

What You Can Expect

Skip the Line: Catacombs of Paris Small-Group Walking Tour

Skip the Line: Catacombs of Paris Small Group Walking Tour

The Paris catacombs consist of an extensive underground network of tunnels originally dug as limestone quarries during the building of some of the city’s famous monuments. Beginning in the late 18th century, remains from Paris’ overcrowded cemeteries were exhumed and transported here for storage, with thousands of bones neatly arranged into piles along the walls.
Delve into this eerie underworld with an exclusive small-group tour. Lines to enter the catacombs often exceed 2 hours, but you’ll head to the front of the queue with your knowledgeable guide. A group maximum of 19 people provides a more personalized experience.
Wander through the dimly lit labyrinth that winds beneath the city’s famous streets. Marvel at the stacks of human skeletons that greet you at every turn while your guide illuminates the history of this soul-stirring ‘empire of death.’

Customer Reviews

cassandralnordyke

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

Loved this tour! Fred was amazing and the tour was well worth it. Very informative and well worth cutting the line and getting the extra info!

Jan

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

The Catacombs tour was very interesting and well organized. I would advise getting the skip the line ticket as there was a very long line when we entered the Catacombs and it was even longer when we were finished with our tour. The guide was very knowledgeable and the group small so that we could all hear and see what the guide was talking about. I would recommend this tour.

Ernesto S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

Our tour leader was Georgia and she was a real blast. She made visiting a necropolis fun. Very well informed and had a great grasp of history. I would definitely recommend a tour with her.

jo

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

The only way to see the catacombs - is to avoid the lines. Saves heaps of time. Catacombs a must loved it

Natalie M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

This tour was well worth the cost! Randa was our amazing tour guide. You can tell that she loves what she does. She gave an amazing history lesson with a bits of humor mixed in. I would certainly recommend this tour vs standing in a line that may be up to 5 hours long. I am positive that it was much more interesting than whatever audio guide comes with the standard ticket. Just a heads up for taller folks, the ceilings are quite low in several passages along the way.

Wendy L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2018

AMAZING. Charlie gave the best tour of our 5 country summer trip. Seeing parts of the catacombs that are not generally accessible to the public was worth every penny. Definitely a highlight. This is a tour not to be missed!

Daniel K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2018

Always. Skip. The. Line. With. The. Catacombs. When we got there, it was at least a four hour wait, easy - and we watched peoples faces as we sauntered right past them. The tour itself is much more fun when you have a guide, who is knowledgeable and fun! Having a tour guide also lets you see parts of the catacombs that you wouldn't be allowed into on your own, which is also very cool.

garykell422

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2018

What a cool place!! Our guide was British, but knew EVERYTHING about the catacombs. He took us to locations the public don't normally get to see. He was funny AND informative. This was the highlight of our vacation in Paris. You MUST go on this tour.

Chad K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2018

Really, really fun tour! The line was around the block when we arrived - so glad we did the skip the line option! Our guide was funny, the tour was fascinating, and I felt like we got to see a whole hidden side of Paris!

Tia'ron United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2018

This was my 1 stop when traveling to Paris, thanks to the movie As above below. Great tour, guide and tour company! Felt very intimate and personal even though there were quite a few attendees. Also the perks of skipping the lines which is long, is perfecto.

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