Discover the origins of Paris on a 2-hour movie locations walk around the 2 islands at the heart of the city, and explore the city from the inside out. Learn about Notre Dame, hear about infamous gangsters, try some of the city’s best cupcakes, and more.
What to Expect
Explore the 2 islands at the center of Paris on a 2-hour walking tour of the Île de la Cité and Île Saint-Louis, and hear stories about Abelard and Heloise, Marie Antoinette, Danton’s last days, and heroic Resistance fighters that movie-makers have tried to immortalize for future generations.
Stroll the banks and bridges of the River Seine in the epicenter of film-making in Paris. Many of the guides are actors and directors themselves. From “Midnight in Paris” to “Charade” and “Everybody Says I Love You,” it wouldn't be a film set without a scene. Unearth stories of real-life gangsters and the events that have inspired crime thrillers. Visit Number 36, where the police worked to catch a notorious gangster gang.
Along the way, taste the culinary delights of the city, devouring the best cupcakes, and learning about the upcoming movie in which they will star. Find cafés, restaurants, bookstores, shops and parks featured in films like “Rosemary’s Baby,” “Julie and Julia” and “Ratatouille.”
Then, plot your next move on meandering back streets, where Parisians live their day-to-day lives. Experience Paris as depicted in your favorite films and TV series, and let it inspire your imagination.
Meet at the Set in Paris Box Office, 61 Quai de la Tournelle, 75005, Paris
Know Before You Go
• Please bring cash to purchase any cupcakes, if desired