Explore the magic of the movies in Montmartre as you walk in the footsteps of Amelie, dodge 400 Blows and act like An American in Paris in this beautiful neighbourhood! Visit the famous sites where celebrated actors like Marion Cotillard, Audrey Hepburn and Vincent Cassel filmed on location and discover important backdrops where their directors felt inspired.
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 Place des Abbesses, and ends at Place Blanche.
About This Tour:
This tour covers both popular and lesser-known movies such as Amelie (2001), Kiss of the Dragon (2001), 400 Blows (1959) and Femme Fatale (2002), amongst many others, making this tour popular with movie buffs, film students, and general movie-goers alike! This exciting movie walk takes in the stunning scenery of Montmartre and explores popular filming sites, and reveals popular actor and director hangouts. The tour also provides fun facts about the film history and cinematic uses of the area in French and American motion pictures, along with general points of interest about the history of the area, making it doubly entertaining. Famous Montmartre sites visited during the tour include the Sacre-Coeur, artist’s square Place du Tertre, Les Deux Moulins café, and the Moulin Rouge, amongst others.
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 around the Montmartre neighbourhood. 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! 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 Montmartre!
*Featured image depicts the grocery store of ‘Collignon, down the john!’ from Amelie, and is just one of many Montmartre locations used in the film. (Pictures and words cannot be reused without prior permission!)*