Paris Catacombs Skip-the-Line Ticket with Audio Guide


Skip the line to the Paris Catacombs and discover a darker side to the “City of Lights.” Descend beneath the streets of Paris and listen to the commentary from your informative audio guide, available in 4 languages.

  • Skip the long lines to enter the Paris Catacombs
  • Learn why the Catacombs were dug in the Middle Ages and how they came to be filled with the dead
  • Discover a darker side to the “City of Lights” beneath the streets
  • Listen to an informative audio guide and take your time


Discover a world beneath the streets of Paris and see tunnels and rooms decorated with the human bones and skulls of around 6 million Parisians. The Paris Catacombs were originally a quarry with hundreds of kilometers of tunnels burrowed beneath the streets of Paris. When the cemeteries of Paris became overfilled, the city started moving the dead into the Catacombs.

Avoid lengthy lines and the hassle of ticket counters – simply show your voucher, start your self-guided tour and explore the “City of Lights” at your own pace.


Skip-the-line ticket to the Paris Catacombs

Audio guide

Not Including

Guided tour

Skip-the-line entrance to the Paris Catacombs for minors up to 18 years old

Not Suitable For

Children under 10 years

Pregnant women

People with mobility impairments

People with heart problems

Wheelchair users

People with respiratory issues

Meeting Point

Go directly with you voucher to the entrance of the catacombs. 1 Avenue du Colonel Henri Rol-Tanguy, 75014 Paris

Know Before You Go

Minors up to 18 years old have free entrance to the catacombs (based on ID verification), but skip-the-line entry is excluded and must be bought on site at an additional cost of €5

You will have to climb down and back up 130 steps and walk about 2 Km underground during this tour

There may be a queue at the skip-the-line entrance, however this will be much shorter than at the standard entrance

Not Allowed

Luggage or large bags

About This Ticket

Duration: 90 minutes; check availability to see starting times

Skip the line ticket

Printed or mobile voucher accepted

Instant confirmation

Audio guide/headphones; Spanish, English, French, German

Cancellation policy; this activity is non-refundable

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