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  • Location: Paris, France
  • Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
From USD $95.39

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Paris is known for the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame and the Louvre, but in the City of Lights a darker reality lurks in the infamous catacombs of Paris. This exclusive Skip the Line tour, explores the extensive underground labyrinth that extends beneath the Paris city surface. Numbers are limited to a maximum of 20 people, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your knowledgeable guide. And by booking ahead, you won't waste any time waiting in line!
"Stop! Here is the empire of death." This is the sign that greets you as you enter the underground chambers of the Paris catacombs, eerie resting place of French citizens of the past. Descend deep into the tunnels of Paris and explore over a kilometer of catacombs decorated with human skulls and bones. Discover the extraordinary history of the catacombs and listen to the haunting stories and legends of these galleries of skeletons.

The Paris catacombs were originally limestone quarries, mined for the construction of Paris' most famous buildings and bridges. From the late 1700s the quarries were used to house bodies moved here from the overcrowded cemeteries of Paris. The bones of exhumed bodies were stacked neatly in various rooms creating kilometers of walls composed entirely of human remains.

Access to the catacombs is extremely limited and the long lines can last up to two hours. With privileged Skip the Line access you can avoid the long wait and enjoy a personalized visit with our limited group of just 19 guests per day. Join us and explore Paris as never before on this exclusive Skip the Line tour!

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Tour departs near the catacombs of Paris entrance
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Varies depending on tour grade selected
2 hours (approx.)

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Catacombs Tour at 10am
Code: CAT1000

Catacombs tour at 10am, arrive strictly 9:40am

USD $95.39
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Catacombs Tour at 11:30am
Code: CAT1130

Catacombs tour at 11:30am, arrive strictly 11:10am

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Catacombs Tour at 12:00pm
Code: CAT1200

Catacombs tour at 12pm, arrive strictly 11:40am

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Catacombs Tour at 12:30pm
Code: CAT1230

Catacombs tour at 12:30pm, arrive strictly 12:10pm

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Catacombs Tour at 1:30pm
Code: CAT1330

Catacombs tour at 1:30pm, arrive strictly at 13:10

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Catacombs tour at 2pm

Catacombs tour at 2pm, arrive strictly at 1:40pm

USD $95.39
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Catacombs Tour at 4pm

Catacombs tour at 4pm, arrive strictly 3:40pm

USD $95.39
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Skip the Line: Catacombs of Paris Small-Group Walking Tour

Skip the Line: Catacombs of Paris Small Group Walking Tour

  • Skip-the-line access and visit to the Parisian catacombs
  • Small group tour (maximum 19 people)
  • Entrance fees
  • Local guide
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • We regret that we are unable to accommodate pushchairs or strollers on our tours.
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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Maurice V, February 2017

Great tour

Reviewed by: Kelly R, February 2017

Do not miss this tour.