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

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

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icon45 minutes to 1 hour 15 minutes  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 2 more

Overview

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.
  • Skip-the-line admission tickets and audioguide to the Paris Catacombs
  • Avoid lengthy lines and save time for more sightseeing with on-the-spot entry
  • See thousands of human remains in Paris’s sprawling underground cemetery
  • Listen to in-depth background on the macabre attraction in English, French, or Spanish
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All Fees and Taxes
Skip-the-line entrance to the Paris Catacombs
Entry fee
Audio guide (available in English, French or Spanish)
Guided tour
Food / drinks
Transportation

Departure Time

5:00 PM
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • OPERATED BY Europe Tourisme
This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

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    • "Take note that the Catacombs are like 75 feet underground so there are stairs down and then back up." See review
    • "There's a LOT of stairs and a LOT of walking on this tour, but it's all 100% worth it." See review
    • "Not sure what shoe she was wearing but trainers are best." See review

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    star-1
    I booked my trip well in...
    Emily_B
    , Dec. 2021
    I booked my trip well in advance and my daughter came down with Covid at the last minute and we were not allowed to board plane. I realize the website says no cancellations, but that's a straight-up rip-off considering we're in a worldwide pandemic. I made contact with both Viator and the tour guide a full 72 hours before my tour. France is virtually shut down ANYWAY. A little flexibility is in order. WOULD NOT RECOMMEND. JUST LOST $151. They wouldn't even consider a credit, as I have rescheduled my trip *insert eyeroll here*.
    1 traveller found this review helpful
    star-1
    Warning don’t use this company
    christina_w
    , Dec. 2021
    I paid £75 and had to pay again at the door because the company did not send tickets with barcodes which are required for entry. We had to pay again and they refused to fully look into the issue or refund the purchase. This was a birthday gift and it ruined the day. Don’t book with these cowboys!!!!
    icon Response from Host , Dec. 2021
    Hello, I am sorry to hear about your experience. Please note that the tickets (with the barcodes) were sent to you through the Viator communication system. Viator doesn't provide us with your personal email address, the only way we can send you the tickets is through this communication system. Please check with the Viator communication system and you will see that they were sent to you. We were also available 7 days a week from 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM if you needed assistance retrieving theses tickets. Thank you, Alexis
    star-4
    Walking through the empire of the dead
    Stephen_C
    , Nov. 2021
    This was an audio guided tour which was well worth it!. The narrow tunnels weren’t over crowded and there were staff at intervals throughout the tour. I am 5‘10“ and did have to duck my head in a couple sections because of low ceiling. The Information in the Audio Guide was well put together. When the tour is over and you come back above ground, you are about 1.5km away from where you started. It was a great tour with some really good history!
    1 traveller found this review helpful
    star-2
    To short & have to wait in line
    Mariesmeralda_B
    , Oct. 2021
    The tickets and site say that we can skip the line but we had to wait in line anyway. To short & have to wait in line.
    1 traveller found this review helpful
    star-1
    Catacombs
    Andrew_C
    , Oct. 2021
    Without any warning, our tour was cancelled for “technical reasons “. We were not told of the reason and we were not notified of the closing. We wasted our time.
    star-5
    Highly recommended if you're trying to do as much as possible in Paris
    Jayson_Z
    , Sep. 2021
    My wife and I prebooked this tour before we arrived just in case there was a line. There was a short line so I wouldn't say it was entirely necessary, but I recommend prebooking things like this as much as possible anyways (Louvre, Eiffel Tower, Normandy tour, etc.). I had forgotten our tour included the audio-guide so we skipped picking them up and went straight down after the bag-check. It's a long spiral staircase downwards followed by the long and windy catacombs. The informational displays were informative as well. Ends with an equally long spiral staircase back up. Highly recommend!
    1 traveller found this review helpful
    star-3
    Underwhelming
    Kathleen_T
    , Aug. 2021
    A little underwhelming. Long stone spiral staircase down, then long, long empty corridors til we reached the catacombs. The audio guide was bothersome to start, advance, start again. We exited far away from the entrance and we’re totally lost. Had to find a taxi and just go back to hotel.
    star-5
    Creepy but educational
    Marie_L
    , Aug. 2021
    Length of the experience was sufficient. Not too claustrophobic, but very creepy nonetheless, recommend!
    star-5
    Seeing the first stacked bones. It became very real, very fast.
    Nanatraveler
    , Mar. 2020
    It was great to see the long line and we just walked to the front at our scheduled time. The checkin process was very quick and easy. We loved the Catacombs !!!
    star-4
    WARNING! lots of stairs
    Sarah_k
    , Mar. 2020
    A very interesting, and very informative day trip. There was lots of information about the history of the catacombs, and how they came about. It was easy to locate and access via public transport. I believe the optional headsets enhanced the experience and are very much worth it.

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