About Skip the Line - Catacombs Tour
This exclusive Skip-the-Line tour explores the underground world of the Catacombs which contains the bones of over 6 million people. Learn the history behind the Catacombs why the labyrinth of tunnels became an underground cemetery and see the piles of bones within. Explore the winding underground labyrinth containing the remains of over 6 million people. See stacks of bones artfully arranged in homage to those who share this mass underground grave. While everyone else waits in line for hours to enter this extremely popular attraction our group will bypass the long winding line and go straight inside for this exclusive group tour. Learn the enthralling history behind the Catacombs why they are there in the first place how they came to be filled with bones where the remains came from and how they were transported. Learn about the deadly sink holes that swallowed whole buildings and see examples of the type of hollowed quarry caverns that led to the earth caving in and collapsing an entire neighborhood. Everyone sees the famous landmarks and museums above ground in Paris but few get to experience such a unique side of this incredible city. Far below underground parking the sewer system and even the metro you will discover intricate winding paths filled with an entirely different kind of history. You wont look at Paris the same way without considering what lies beneath the surface. Group size is limited to 19 people and no one else is allowed to enter the Catacombs until 30 minutes after us so we have the dark tunnels exclusively reserved for our group. Your guide can give you personalized attention as you explore this underground world. Includes - Skip the line entry - Guided walking tour inside the Paris catacombs - Expert English-speaking guide Excludes - Hotel pick-up - Personal expenses - Tips and gratuities - Optional activity costs - Meals and drinks Please Note - Tour will be operated as a guaranteed Small Group Tour with a maximum of 19 guests. - Children below 4 years old are free of charge.