Discover the underground galleries around one of the most disturbing cemeteries in the French capital with this Paris Catacombs Tour. You'll discover the numerous ossuaries hidden beneath the city.
Paris Catacombs Tour
Your ticket to the Catacombs of Paris gives you skip-the-line access to one of the eeriest cemeteries in the French capital.
Located in the 14th arrondissement, next to the Montparnasse cemetery, the Catacombs of Paris are a sinister underground cemetery made up of numerous galleries of ossuaries.
During your visit, you'll walk through the great underground labyrinth of the catacombs. In these tunnels, which are 20 metres deep, you'll see the ossuaries of more than six million Parisians. Their mortal remains were transferred to the catacombs between the late 18th and early 19th centuries, when the capital's cemeteries had to close because they were unsanitary.
As you'll see, the bones are piled up along the walls of the underground galleries, but you can also find macabre sculptural ensembles made from the bones. So, on your visit to the Catacombs of Paris, you'll discover one of the grimmest and gloomiest faces of the French capital.
When you make your reservation, please let us know at what time you would like to visit the Catacombs of Paris:
Until 31st August
- Tuesday to Friday: at 12 pm and 5 pm
- Saturdays and Sundays: at 11 am, 2:15 pm and 5 pm
1st September to 7th November
- Tuesday to Sunday: at 11 am, 12 pm, 2 pm and 5 pm
The Catacombs are closed on Mondays.
After making your reservation, we'll contact you within 72 hours to confirm your visit time.
The last access allowed is 1 hour before closing time.
Per personUS$ 34.40
Skip the line entrance to the Paris Catacombs
Audioguide in English
When to book?
You can book up until 3 days before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
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Frequently asked questions
Q - Can visually impaired people have access?
A - Visually impaired persons and their guide dogs may enter, although entry with white canes isn't permitted. It's compulsory for visually impaired persons to be accompanied.
Q - Can I take bags or suitcases?
A - To ensure the safety and preservation of the ossuary, suitcases and large bags aren't allowed in the catacombs. Only bags measuring less than 40x30 centimetres are allowed, but they must be carried in front of the body or held. There is no cloakroom and suitcases aren't accepted.
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
If you have any other questions please contact us.
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