Paris Catacombs Tours

Paris Catacombs Tours

Paris Catacombs tour with access to secret rooms

by Musement

On this unique storytelling tour, you'll visit the Paris Catacombs to see the remains of millions of Parisians.


Catacombs Guided Tour with Special Access

by Headout

While Paris is generally popular for its monuments and exquisite museums that hold priceless masterpieces, the eerie and surreal world beneath its shining streets and magnificent buildings is often forgotten. The Catacombs of P...

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Catacombs of Paris: 2-Hour Tour with Priority Entrance

by GetYourGuide

Explore the dark corridors of the Parisian underworld and experience a piece of the city's history up close. Discover the secrets of the city as you walk through the Catacombs of Paris on this 2-hour tour with skip-the-line adm...


Skip-the-Line: Paris Catacombs Guided Tour with VIP Access

by GetYourGuide

Discover the haunting underground labyrinth of the Paris Catacombs. Enjoy skip-the-line access to the site, where your professional English-speaking guide will tell you about the history of the Catacombs and some of the legends...


Skip-the-Line: Paris Catacombs Tour with VIP Access to Restricted Areas

by Viator

Venture below the avenues and Metro tunnels of Paris and into the Catacombs, whose population of skeletons far outnumbers the living city above. This group tour includes Skip-the-Line Entry and lets you access parts of the Cata...


Paris Catacombs Skip The Line Walking Guided Tour

by Viator

Explore the mysterious underground world of the Catacombs in Paris on this 1.5-hour tour. Meet your guide and head underground to enjoy a narrated tour of the tombs. Hear the history behind this labyrinth of tunnels, which cont...


Paris Catacombs: Skip-the-Line Small Group Guided Tour

by GetYourGuide

Explore the underground Catacombs of Paris in their entirety on a lively 2-hour guided tour, and take a journey through 2,000 years of history. Discover why the labyrinth of tunnels became an underground cemetery full of bones.


Paris Catacombs Kids and Families Tour

by Viator

Enter one of the largest necropolises in the world for an unusual and fascinating guided private tour!Skip the line and explore the Parisian ossuary in company of our top-rated kid-friendly guide, who will share with you all th...


Catacombs of Paris Private Tour for Families

by GetYourGuide

Skip the long lines to the Catacombs of Paris and explore the amazing underground burial chambers on a private family-friendly tour. Discover what lies beneath the streets of Paris and why they were built there!


Plan Your Visit

Why book in advance?

  • Save precious time on your holiday. Book a skip the line ticket or guided tour in advance, which gives you priority access to the Paris Catacombs without having to wait in line! It is one of the most popular attractions in Paris and only 200 visitors are allowed in every 45 minutes. If you don't book in advance, be prepared to wait 2 to 6 hours in line to buy a ticket.

Skip the Line Ticket or Guided Tour?

  • The skip the line ticket guarantees you fast track access at a designated time. All skip the line tickets include a 30 minutes audio guide which are available in English, French, German and Spanish. We offer a handpicked selection from official providers so you can find the best time for your visit.
  • A great way to learn about the incredible history of the Catacombs is to book a guided tour. You will find out about how the French resistance used the tunnels to evade the Nazis during the second world war; their importance in the French revolution; and many more interesting and fascinating facts from your expert guide. You will also visit restricted areas not accessible to visitors without a guide.
  • If you want to have an exclusive experience, you might decide to take a private tour. This is a great way to get the most out of your Paris Catacombs visit. It’s more interactive than a group tour and you can visit the Catacombs at your own pace.
  • Kid-friendly tours are also available. They are specially designed to provide information in a fun and easy-to-digest manner. By involving the whole family, your visit of the Catacombs will be more enjoyable.

Good to know

  • It’s cold in the Catacombs. The temperature is regulated to 14 degrees celsius (57 fahrenheit). So you should consider bringing a sweater or dressing in warm clothes.
  • For those of you opting to wait in the ticket line something to note: there is neither a toilet in the ticket line nor inside the area you will visit within the Catacombs. You will have to wait until you reach the exit to find a restroom.
  • The cloakroom is free. You will be required to check in large bags and luggage (over 40x30cm). Backpacks are prohibited and must be checked in.
  • The air in the tunnels can be quite bad, so, if you have respiratory or heart problems visiting the Catacombs is discouraged. Also, If you are claustrophobic consider skipping this attraction for obvious reasons. Unfortunately, this attraction is not possible to access if you have limited mobility.

Opening Hours

  • Tuesday to Sunday: 10am - 8:30pm (Last entry at 7:30pm)
  • Closed Mondays
  • Closed on May 1st, August 15th and January 1st