Small-Group Paris Catacombs Tour

  • 4.5 star rating: Recommended based on 8 reviews
  • Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)
  • Location: Paris, France
  • Product code: 6159CATACOMBS
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Explore Paris’ mysterious underground world on this guided tour of the Catacombs! Take a narrated tour of the fascinating tomb with a guide, who’ll teach you about the history behind this labyrinth of tunnels containing the bones of more than six million people. Early entrance lets you avoid the long lines and ensure your spot in one of the most unique attractions in Paris.

Numbers are limited to 10 people on this small-group tour, so you’ll enjoy a more personalized experience of the world-famous Catacombs.

  • All entrance fees included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small-group tour

Head to the Denfert Rochereau metro station in Paris’ 14th arrondissement at around 9:30am. Your guide will already be waiting in line for the Catacombs to minimize your wait time to this limited-availability attraction.

Descending 130 steps down to the mysterious Catacombs, your guide will take you on a narrated walking tour to give you an immersive experience of the intriguing labyrinth of underground tombs.

Wander the winding tunnels lined with incredible collections of stacked bones and skulls as your guide relays the history behind the Catacombs, which became an underground cemetery in the 18th century and contains the remains of more than six million people.

This unforgettable Catacombs experience reveals a whole new side of Paris you've never seen before!

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Small-Group Paris Catacombs Tour

See how Paris solved the problem of overflowing cemeteries in the 18th century on your Catacombs tour

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Departure Point:
Central Paris, 14th arrondissement
Departure Time:
    Meet at 9:30am to enter the Catacombs at 10am
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

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Small-Group Paris Catacombs Tour

Small-Group Paris Catacombs Tour

  • Entrance fees to the Catacombs
  • Professional guide
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • It is recommended that you arrive no later than 9:45am to avoid the long entrance line. The tour will not wait if you are late.
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible; there are 130 steps below ground to enter the Catacombs and 83 steps to climb up to exit, and there is no elevator
  • Not advisable for anyone with cardiac or respiratory weakness, nervous disease or tendencies towards claustrophobia
  • Not advisable for infants or young children
  • No restrooms or cloakrooms at the Catacombs
  • The temperature remains at 57°F (14°C) inside the Catacombs; dressing warmly is recommended
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