Discover the catacombs of Paris with a passionate English guide. Skip the line to enter one of the most visited sites in Paris and learn about the largest ossuary in the world.
Located twenty meters deep under the streets of Paris, discover the Catacombs of Paris. First a limestone mine for the construction of the most famous monuments of Paris, the Catacombs today preserve the bones of tens of thousands of Parisians. Since the 18th century, bones transferred from the many unsanitary cemeteries of the capital have been stored there. Your guide will immerse you in the stories and myths surrounding this unusual place in Paris. The guided tour will take you to places that are not open to those who buy a simple ticket for a visit to the Catacombs. You will have the opportunity to enter galleries closed to the general public.
1 Avenue du Colonel Henri Rol-Tanguy 75014 Paris
How long is a guided tour of the Catacombs?
The guided tour of the Catacombs lasts two hours.
How to find the guide before visiting the Catacombs?
Meet your guide in front of the main entrance to the catacombs at 1 avenue du Colonel Henri Rol-Tanguy, Paris (75014). It is important that you do not wait in line or go inside without your guide.
How to get to the Catacombs of Paris?
The best way to come to the catacombs for your guided tour is by taking the metro. The nearest station is Denfert Rochereau and is on lines 4 and 6. Take line 1 and you will find yourself in front of the door to the catacombs.