Tickets for Catacombs of Paris: Semi-Private Guided Tour in English

Fast-track access with seven people into Paris's macabre subterranean maze

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2 hours
  • Beat the lines and get fast-track VIP access with a small, guided group of seven to the Catacombs of Paris
  • VIP means that your group will get special access to parts of the catacombs that are usually closed off to the public
  • Learn the amazing history and stories behind this unique necropolis, hidden beneath the streets of bustling Paris

It's a Parisian cultural highlight, but only 200 people are allowed into the catacombs at any one time – and with lines reaching around the block, spots run out fast.

Take advantage of this ticket that gives you fast-track access to the Catacombs of Paris with a small group. Explore parts of the catacombs that are usually closed to the public. Special underground gates will be unlocked just for you, and a guide will tell you all about the lives of the catacomb's six million inhabitants.

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What's included
Fast-track entrance to the Catacombs of Paris
Guided tour with an expert guide
Special access to parts of the catacombs closed off to the general public
Small group (max 7 people)
Gratuities (optional)
Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Show your smartphone ticket to your guide, outside the main entrance of the Catacombs of Paris
  • Do not wait in the line or go inside, please go straight to the gate where your guide will be waiting for you
  • Please meet your guide 15 minutes prior to your selected timeslot
Changing or cancelling your ticket
  • Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date
  • Changes may be possible for this ticket
Les Catacombes de Paris
1, Avenue du Colonel Henri Rol-Tanguy, 75014, Paris
Key info
Live guide
Additional info
  • This tour is not accessible by wheelchair or to those with limited mobility
  • The catacombs are 20 meters/65 feet (and further) underground, and the tunnels are narrow in some places
  • This tour is not suitable for those with cardiac or respiratory problems, or those suffering from claustrophobia
  • The tunnels can be slippery and remain at a temperature of around 14°C/57°F, even in summer
  • Only 200 visitors are allowed into the tunnels at one time. If the maximum capacity is reached, the catacombs staff reserve the right to hold the entry lines until there is sufficient space
  • Any delay should not be longer than 5 minutes for your small group
Ratings & reviews
2 Reviews

Nov 3, 2019
As the only person who ended up reserving this guided tour, I was extremely lucky to have such a unique and personal tour. Mathieu was fantastic at blending the history of the catacombs with his own personal experiences and more modern day connections. And if you are debating between the tour or just doing the free audio guide, this tour unlocks areas of the catacombs that you do not want to miss! Best way to see Paris on Halloween, thanks Mathieu!
Oct 8, 2019
Amazing tour with extra access!

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