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Catacombs of Paris: a half an hour tour

Take a journey through 2,000 years of history and discover the underground labyrinth of tunnels which became an underground cemetery full of bones

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1 Avenue du Colonel Henri Rol-Tanguy, 75014

Start point of the tour

90 minutes

approx. duration

3 km

Approximate tour distance


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Bring headphones with you

Start at any time after purchase
Buy for 15.00

Price for the tour


Great emotions only

If you do not like it, we will refund the money. More info

What's tour about

Go down under the surface of Paris and explore the labyrinths of its underground world. You will get to know what mysteries lie behind the beautiful neat streets of the city, learn about the unusual, and sometimes even terrible, events that once took place in the ossuaries and how the idea of turning that place into a giant burial emerged. Our audioguide will lead you through the twisted passageways of the Catacombs and will allow you to see the most interesting spots while telling you about the secrets buried there along with the bones.

IMPORTANT: The entrance tickets to the Catacombs are not included but we can purchase them for you on your request in advance.


– Explore the Catacombs of Paris
– Learn about the history of their creation
– Get to know how to read the mysterious marks on the walls of the ossuaries
– Witness hundreds of thousands of bones of those who died centuries ago
– The tour DOES NOT include the entrance tickets, you'll have to purchase them yourself

Start at 1 Avenue du Colonel Henri Rol-Tanguy, 75014

Author of the tour

Surprise Me Only those who wander, find new paths

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How self-guided tours work?
The app will be your personal guide. With help of GPS the app will guide you along the route, show authentic places and tell stories about it. In some tours you will find simple quizes to get learn about the city like in game.
What is different from a guided tour or guidebook?
Unlike a guided tour, you do not depend on anyone. You can pause or go from the route and stop for an aperol at the bar. This is not just a list of places with descriptions, but a well-prepared route with interactive content that make you to interact with the city.
Do I need the internet?
No, the tour is downloaded to the app and works offline. It stays with you even after you finish it, so you can share your impressions with friends.
When can I start a tour?
The tour can be started at any time after purchase, it remains with you forever
Why is it cheaper than a regular tour?
You pay for the whole tour, not the person. Travel alone or with up to 5 people using up to two phones.

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Catacombs of Paris: a half an hour tour
Take a journey through 2,000 years of history and discover the underground labyrinth of tunnels which became an underground cemetery full of bones

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