From silent French short The Hunchback of Notre-Dame (1911) to the upcoming Wonder Woman (2017) blockbuster and beyond, join me on our stroll through some of Paris’s greatest movie locations and famous landmarks that serve as backdrops to both French and Hollywood popular culture!
Things you need to know:
- This tour is available by prior appointment, subject to availability – just ask!
- Tickets cost €25 per person, with concessions for students & groups. Free for children under 10.
- It starts at the Notre-Dame cathedral, and ends at Place de la Concorde.
About This Tour:
Aimed at movie-buffs and general popular culture fans in general, this tour takes in famous sites around central Paris, such as the Notre-Dame, Pont-des-Arts or ‘Love-Lock’ bridge, famous bookshop Shakespeare & Co. and the Latin Quarter, and the Louvre museum. Including Hollywood and French films and even some TV shows, you can expect to walk in the steps of the screen’s greatest stars, from Matt Damon, Jean-Paul Belmondo and Julie Delpy, to the likes of Tom Hanks, Gerard Depardieu and even Gal Gadot! Discover the monuments where Big and Carrie, Amelie, James Bond and a host of others had their stories told against the backdrop of the city of light, love and at times, extreme suspense!
A unique tour like no other, and comprising of well-known and original facts along an original route that I have researched and mapped out myself, come and see for yourself where the magic of the big (and little) screen happens, along with a peek inside some popular and lesser-known celeb haunts. With my extensive background in studying and teaching Film and Screen Studies for over 15 years combined, movies are a massive passion of mine and I love to share with others the things I have learned over the years! Contact me now on firstname.lastname@example.org, or text/call 0(+33) 651 07 21 76 to book this unique guided experience; I can’t wait to show you around the golden screen sites of the beautiful city of Paris!
*featured image: the Louvre pyramid and grounds, filming site for The Da Vinci Code (2006) and Wonder Woman (2017), and even in studio recreations such as that seen in Edge of Tomorrow (2014)! (Property of site owner, not to be used without permission)*