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Paris Catacombs (Catacombes de Paris) Tours and Tickets

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The Paris Catacombs (Catacombes de Paris) date back to the 1700s, when the ossuary was formed from an old underground quarry. Over the years, more and more remains were brought here from overcrowded cemeteries to make room for the city's development, up until 1860. For those with an interest, it’s a fascinating look at a former burial practice.

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Skip the Line: Catacombs of Paris Ticket and Audio-Guide

Skip the Line: Catacombs of Paris Ticket and Audio-Guide

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Discover the dark side of the “City of Lights” with pre-booked admission tickets to the Paris Catacombs. Skip-the-line entry lets you beat the rush and jump to the front of the entrance queue. Wander through tunnels and rooms decorated in the human bones and skulls of millions of Parisians. Tickets include an audio headset with commentary available in three languages.
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  • 45 minutes to 1 hour 15 minutes
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$50.65
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Small Group Paris Catacombs Special Access Tour

Small Group Paris Catacombs Special Access Tour

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Venture beneath the City of Light to explore the dark underworld of the Paris Catacombs. Skip the entrance lines and head inside this fantastically macabre tunnel system filled with the skeletal remains of more than 6 million Parisians. Hear about the remarkable construction of the catacombs from an expert guide as you walk past ornate chambers piled with decorative arrangements of bones, and gain special access to chapels and chambers closed to the general public. Group size is limited to 19.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$96.70
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Skip-the-Line: Paris Catacombs Tour with VIP Access to Restricted Areas
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Skip-the-Line: Paris Catacombs Tour with VIP Access to Restricted Areas

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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.
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  • 2 hours
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$92.21
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Self-guided tour in Paris with Skip the Line access to The Catacombs of Paris

Self-guided tour in Paris with Skip the Line access to The Catacombs of Paris

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Take a timeless journey to an underground maze of galleries and discover a unique ossuary containing the remains of several million Parisians. Skirt the frequently extensive line with this mobile ticket. And after your visit, explore the city with Lokimo Self-Guided tours. With this booking we are offering 4 audio tours in Paris FREE of charge. They include: - Monmartre tour - City center - Beautiful hidden streets of Paris - Street Art in Paris These tours are available in the Lokimo app. They include ready-to-go itinerary, GPS navigation, descriptions, tips and advices. It is like walking with a local, only that you can go by yourself, at any convenient time. Please note: you have to arrive 5-10 minutes before the time indicated in the ticket and in case of troubles, contact us immediately. If you don't contact us, we won't be able to help, neither to refund the ticket.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$54.11
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Catacombs of Paris Semi-Private VIP Restricted Access Tour

Catacombs of Paris Semi-Private VIP Restricted Access Tour

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Explore the Catacombs of Paris on a small-group tour limited to only seven people. With this skip-the-line admission, you can avoid the typically long ticket queue at one of Paris' most fascinating attractions, and learn about the history of the underground burial site with a guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$116.87
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Paris Catacombs Kids and Families Tour

Paris Catacombs Kids and Families Tour

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Getting kids excited about history can be a challenge, but this private tour is tailor-made for families with children of any age. Avoid the long queues with skip-the-line entrance to the Catacombs of Paris, explore the fascinating underground tunnels and tombs, and enjoy an entertaining and educational commentary from your guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$313.13
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Discover Underground Paris Catacombs for Kids & Families w Local Guide Alberto

Discover Underground Paris Catacombs for Kids & Families w Local Guide Alberto

Two things you should absolutely avoid when travelling with kids is stand in line and get them bored during an experience or visit. Therefore we not only offer skip-the-line access to the Catacombs of Paris, but also provide a special guide, Alberto, who is fantastic with kids, knows how to talk to them and keeps them engaged and thrilled throughout the whole tour with his stories and secrets about this mysterious place. Which kid doesn't love to go on an adventure underground, discovering millions of bones and learning many fascinating facts about one of the must-see sides of Paris? So, if you're looking for a tour your kids and you will love a 100%, than you found it!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$332.70
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$332.70
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Paris with Kids Custom Private Half-Day Tour
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Paris with Kids Custom Private Half-Day Tour

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This tour is for families who want to make sure everyone - kids and parents alike - enjoys their visit to Paris. Your guide will be young and dynamic, and will interact well with each member of the family. Your tour will include kid breaks that you choose: ice cream at Berthillon, or miniature sailing boats at Luxembourg gardens, or merry-go-round rides, or a Harry Potter stop etc. Our Paris icons - Notre Dame, Eiffel the tower, Louvre, Montmartre etc. - all have great stories behind them that can speak to children as well as for adults. And to put your program together, we will first ask you: how old are your kids? boys or girls? what do they like to do? what do they not like to do? and so on. This is a custom-made tour, tailored to your (and your kids') interests.
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  • 1 minute to 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$156.77
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$156.77
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Paris Catacombs Tour

Paris Catacombs Tour

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Visit one of Paris’ most distinctive and macabre landmarks, and enjoy a seamless way to explore, on this tour of the Paris Catacombs. Meet your guide at the landmark, grab a headset to hear them clearly and, thanks to your skip-the-line-access, head right inside. Home to the bones of 6 million Parisians, the subterranean Catacombs date back centuries. Learn all about the history, explore the many winding tunnels, and even venture into corners that are normally off-limits to visitors.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Paris Catacombs Skip-The-Line Tickets With Options Guide

Paris Catacombs Skip-The-Line Tickets With Options Guide

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The history of the Paris Catacombs starts in the eighteenth century. Starting in 1809, the Catacombs were opened to the public. Since their creation, the Catacombs have aroused curiosity. Enjoy a Skip the line as your experienced English-speaking guide tells you about the history of catacombs as well as some mythology and anecdotes about them. Learn about the history and stories of the Catacombs. Learn how to become a member of Paris's most exclusive attraction. In the Paris Catacombs, there are 131 steps to go down and 112 steps to climb up. For this 1.5 km circuit, plan on an hour-long visit. See thousands of human remains in Paris’s sprawling underground cemetery. Explore 2 Hours English Speak guide.
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  • 2 hours
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Paris Catacombs Semi-Private Tour with VIP Access
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Paris Catacombs Semi-Private Tour with VIP Access

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Known as “the empire of death” and home to the remains of some 6 million Parisians, the Paris Catacombs are lined with centuries-old skeletons—and are one of the city’s spookiest sights. On this small-group, skip-the-line tour, you’ll get to explore the medieval tunnels, view hidden chambers most tourists miss, learn about the landmark’s revolutionary and wartime history, and even stumble upon a resident ghost or two.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$136.99
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Paris Catacombs Skip-The-Line Tour

Paris Catacombs Skip-The-Line Tour

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“Paris Municipal Ossuary” on April 7, 1786, and, from that time forward, took on the mythical name of “Catacombs”, in reference to the Roman catacombs, which had fascinated the public since their discovery. Starting in 1809, the Catacombs were opened to the public by appointment. Skip The Line Audio Guided Paris catacombs with 4 Languages Priority entry to Paris Catacombs For this 1.5 km circuit, plan on an hour-long visit. In the Paris Catacombs, there are 131 steps to go down and 112 steps to climb up.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
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Paris Catacombs Private Tour with Top-rated Alberto Local Guide

Paris Catacombs Private Tour with Top-rated Alberto Local Guide

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Visiting the Catacombs of Paris, this amazing network of old caves situated sixty feet under the level of the streets guided by our expert guide Alberto will be an unforgettable experience! You'll meet him right in front of the Catacombs and go inside, skipping the lines and then start your amazing tour through this 1.5km of underground paths. Alberto will tell you everything about the history of this unique place, that today hosts nearly six millions of bones. He will share with you all the secrets about this amazing and mysterious ossuary. You will learn that the Catacombs used to be a mining site, then filled with bones coming from the local overflowing cemeteries. So, if you are looking for a creepy and fascinating experience, this tour is the right choice!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$332.70
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Paris Catacombs Skip-the-Line Ticket with Self-Guided Tour

Paris Catacombs Skip-the-Line Ticket with Self-Guided Tour

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The mobile app helps you explore the Catacombs of Paris with a private audio tour (included). You will have a fast-track entrance with a PDF ticket we will send to you. The audio tour has clean navigation, filled with exciting stories from professional guides. A museum tour with an in-app audio guide is for the one who wants to discover what mysteries lie behind the beautiful streets of the city. Learn about the unusual and terrible, events that once took place in the ossuaries and how the idea of turning that place into a giant burial emerged. Our audio guide will lead you through the twisted passageways of the Catacombs and tell you about the secrets buried there along with the bones. The audio guide on the mobile app is the best way to enjoy the tour at your own pace and be independent of a group tour. The mobile app is available on App Store and Google Play and works offline. Enjoy your party only!
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  • 2 hours
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$70.22
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Paris Catacombs Ticket with Skip the line Tour

Paris Catacombs Ticket with Skip the line Tour

On April 7, 1786, it was renamed "Paris Municipal Ossuary," and the term "Catacombs" was coined in honor of the Roman catacombs, which had piqued the public's interest since their discovery. The Catacombs were first opened to the public by appointment in 1809. Get Ahead Of The Curve Four languages are available for audio tours of the Paris catacombs. Priority access to the Catacombs of Paris Allow one hour for this 1.5-kilometer round. There are 131 stairs to descend and 112 steps to ascend at the Paris Catacombs.
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  • 2 hours
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$63.14
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Catacombs Tour in Paris

Catacombs Tour in Paris

Head into the subterranean Catacombs of Paris with a certified guide by booking this tour. You'll get skip-the-line access via a special entrance to the popular attraction and a headset to hear your guide more quickly. As you explore the skull-and-bone-lined catacombs, you'll get the chance to learn all about the history of this eerie attraction and visit special areas that are off-limits to most visitors.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.79
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Paris Explorer Skip the Line Pass with Audio Tour

Paris Explorer Skip the Line Pass with Audio Tour

Save time and money with the in-app Paris Pass and enjoy free entry to museums and tours! This pass is indispensable for travelers who want to see as much as possible in Paris.
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  • 60 days
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$103.61
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Paris Catacombs Exclusive Guided tour

Paris Catacombs Exclusive Guided tour

Descend to a hidden world of dark catacombs underneath the colourful streets of Paris. Explore dimly-lit tunnels with the help of a professional guide and listen to curious tales about the world's largest catacomb system. Examine how skulls and bones were arranged neatly in rows, and admire the exquisite wall carvings of the Sculptures de Décure. Get your tickets to the Paris Catacombs and embark on a unique trip six feet under! ✅ Submerge yourself beneath the surface of the city streets. ✅ Expert guide. ✅ Skip the line priority access. ✅ 2 hours of exclusive guide tour. ✅ Explore the intricate network of tunnels which comprise the Paris Catacombs. ✅ Learn more about the events which led to the creation of one of Europe's largest communal burial grounds. ✅ Step inside parts of the Catacombs rarely seen by the public. ✅ Immerse yourself in the 'Empire of the Dead' and hear the story behind the structure.
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  • 2 hours
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Private Tour : Paris Catacombs

Private Tour : Paris Catacombs

The Catacombs are underground ossuaries in Paris, France. which hold the millions of past Parisians’ skulls and bones in a small part of a tunnel network built to consolidate Paris' Descend 20 meters below the street. Skip the notorious line, meanwhile save your energy and time to live a magnificent experience. Discover the mysterious stories of those who worked, visited, and have been laid to rest here over the centuries. Only 200 people can enter these Catacombs at a time, so by booking in advance it will ensure your entrance at the date and time of your choice. Explore this unique world with an expert guide that will reveal the history of the Catacombs and the legends of those at peace here. Visit the underground passages with our informative guide to special rooms of the Catacombs. Get a close look & listen to unique insights from your guide and navigate this dark but curious space. Finally you will apprehend the myth, history, present and the triumphs of the catacombs.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.83
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Underground Paris Catacombs Skip-the-Line Ticket

Underground Paris Catacombs Skip-the-Line Ticket

Go beyond the splendor and romance of modern day Paris, and dive into it's haunting past as you explore the Catacombs. Sometimes called the 'Empire of Death', this 200 mile maze is filled with macabre remains of roughly 6 million Parisians. Avoid the long lines of tourists and enjoy skip-the-line access to the site!
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$57.56
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Should I book Paris Catacombs (Catacombes de Paris) tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Paris Catacombs (Catacombes de Paris) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Paris Catacombs (Catacombes de Paris) 2022?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Paris Catacombs (Catacombes de Paris) costs USD 50.65. Guided Paris Catacombs (Catacombes de Paris) tours start around USD 50.65 per person.
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