Catacombs Guided Tour

Operated by: Paris Tour 1
Paris Catacombs, Catacombs Guided Tour
79.00 (EUR)

You will join your expert guide at the entrance of the Paris Catacombs for a 2 hour journey among the history behind the tunnels and you will learn why millions of bones populate the darkest part of the City of Light, you will have special access as you follow the footsteps of the 18th and 19th century French royals. The guide will leave you at the entrance of the Catacombs, so you can continue to explore Paris.

  • Access forbidden parts of the Catacombs.
  • Walk among millions of bones in the City of Light.
  • Descend 20 meters below the streets of Paris.


Daily, except Mondays


2 hours


The entrance of the Catacombs


The entrance of the Catacombs



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Detailed Description

This 2 hour tour begins at the entrance to the Catacombs, underground below the city streets of Paris where your guide takes you 20 meters below to the hidden city of souls. You will have a skip the line entry privileges and VIP Access to the history behind the millions of bones that populate the tunnel.

A sign which reads “Arrete, C'est Ici L'Empire De La Mort" (Stop. Here is the Empire of Death) welcomes you to the city of souls, and you will immediately be surrounded by bones and skulls that lead you to the special access area where you will see the history of 18th and 19th century French royals.

You will learn how the Catacombs became the answer to the problem created by overcrowded cemeteries above, because of the 6 million people remains and how they were carried underground during the 18th century. At the end of the tour your guide will leave you at the entrance of the Catacombs.

Ticket Price (EUR)
General (P/P) 79.00 (EUR)
Catacombs Guided Tour includes:

- Entry ticket to the Catacombs.

Catacombs Guided Tour Doesn't Include:

- Tips
- Lockers inside the Catacombs.

No refunds or rescheduling allowed for this tour. All purchases are final.

  1. Can I take pictures inside the catacombs?

    Taking pictures is permitted but some areas prohibit the use of flash photography.

  2. What happens if I'm late and miss the group?

    Please arrive 15 minutes early as the tour starts on time. You will not be able to catch up to the tour if late

  3. How much walk is there?

    There is approximately 1 mile of walking. Also, there are approximately 130 steps down and 85 steps back up to street level. This tour is not recommended for people who have mobility issues or anxiety in closed spaces. Please note that the temperatures in the Catacombs are 14 degrees centigrade.

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