Catacombs Skip-the-Line Access

1 hour (average time spent)
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  • Skip the long lines to enter the Paris Catacombs
  • 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 Germans


In a few words

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.

In detail

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.


  • Skip-the-line entrance to the Paris Catacombs
  • Audio guide (available in English, French, German or Spanish)
  • Entry fee

Good to know

  • 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
  • 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
  • You may visit the Catacombs on any day and time once you have your tickets. You may stay inside as long as you want
  • Under 18s go free with a valid ID. They have to be accompanied by an adult with a skip the line ticket to benefit from skip the line entrance

Meeting Point

exclusive Ticket delivered for free at your hotel within Paris!

Go directly to the Catacombs with your ticket
Address: 1 Avenue du Colonel Henri Rol-Tanguy, 75014 Paris


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Recent Reviews


not to be missed experience when visiting paris

Pierre from France on 27 September, 2017
We saved at least 2 hours

we DID skip the line at the entrance. I give 4 stars because the catacombs are not centrally located and it was a bit confusing to find the entrance

Bel from France on 20 July, 2017
Worth every penny

We skipped the line as promised and saved lots of time. I will recommend to friends

Nicole from France on 17 July, 2017