Discover the extraordinary history of the Catacombs, a real "empire of the dead" where nearly 6 million human bones and skulls are stored in the underground galleries of Paris. Our skip the line e-tickets will give you priority access, thus avoiding the long queues so that you can concentrate on enjoying your visit.
Wait for your official ticket and then go straight to the Catacombs
There may be a short queue at the Priority Access entrance, but the wait will be substantially shorter than the site's normal queue.
Please note that the Catacombs are closed on Mondays.
Entry for those below the age of 4 is free. Audio guide won't be provided to children, so, if you would like your children to have an audio guide as well, adult tickets have to be purchased.
Catacombs opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 8.30 pm
There are 130 steps to descend, 83 steps to climb and 2km to walk during the visit.
There is no lift, cloakroom nor toilet facilities.
The visit is not recommended for people with cardiac or respiratory problems nor for children under the age of ten.
Please note that this is not a guided tour. You will receive an audio guide providing you with information for your visit.
Please be aware also that there is, unfortunately, no wheelchair access to the Catacombs.
It’s a bit cold down there with temperatures hovering about 14 °C (57°F). Please dress accordingly.
All sales are final and, unfortunately, no refunds can be given.
September 15, 2018
Good thing we booked this skip the line ticket; the entry queue is supposed to last for over 1.5hrs! The Catacombs were an impressive experience. A must-do below Paris.