About 900 film shootings take place in Paris every year.
To satisfy movie lovers, travel guides have chosen the cinema as the theme for some of their best tours.
Be the star on the City of Light greatest movie sets
Blockbuster films like Le fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain or Da Vinci Code attract visitors on the most famous film locations in Paris.
For those who have watched the latest Mission Impossible: Fallout with Tom Cruise, 15 sets in the very heart of Paris are featured, for example the Trocadero esplanade, the Grand Palais, the Bercy heliport, the Palais-Royal gardens…
Montmartre, a widely renowned shooting set in Paris
Lise Pires, who has in-depth knowledge on the topic, being both a guide and an extra, organizes weekly guided tours in Paris on the theme of cinema. Among all famous film shoots locations in the city, Montmartre is her favorite.
Interest for these walks has been renewed by the reputation of Le fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain. Families, movie lovers, artists, tourists … come to explore Paris in an original way.
Some great classic French movies include scenes that have been shot in Montmartre. Among others, let’s name La grande vadrouille (1966), Mesrine (1984), L’auberge espagnole (2001), La Môme (2007), or Dalida (2017).
During a visit in Montmartre, the Paris tour private guide will make a stop to allow participants see some memorable filming sets like the grocery store Maison Collignon, which appears in Le fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain.
For other professionals like Patricia Firriolo, director of France Tourisme, a Paris travel planner, the film Da Vinci Code was so successful that it generated great enthusiasm for guided tours about cinema.
Number of movie lovers, especially coming from the US and Asia, suddenly showed increased interest for a visit of the Louvre Museum.
Progressively, the tours’ route have included other districts to adapt to new films. From September to June, a minimum of six visits are organized every week to allow visitors join at their convenience.
Luc Besson’s Cité du Cinéma, incredible shooting complex located in the northern Paris suburbs, is also in very high demand among visitors.
This tour operator makes visitors experience something fantastic by allowing them to be actors for few hours.
One thing is certain: The City of Light’s natural settings make it the perfect choice for French and foreign film makers.
The Red Devils’ championship hopes has unfortunately come to an end for this year’s FIFA World Cup and the fact that they actually made it all the way to the semi-finals should be a good enough reason to ask yourself, what is Belgium like? In a few words, Belgium isn’t as glamorous as many other European countries, but is also as exciting and beautiful as you’ll find yourself gobbling down waffles and chocolate as soon as you make your way to the capital, Brussels.
Dietary meals with light chicken will allow you to have a less monotonous and tastier diet. Before you start, I recommend that you use the part of the breast to prepare your chicken recipes, as it has a very low fat content.
Suriname is a South American country bordered by Brazil, Guyana and French Guyana, its coasts touch the Caribbean Sea and its capital, Paramaribo, was classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its colonial style. It’s not the most touristy country in South America, but we can give you eight reasons to visit it. Want to hear them?
Why settle for a ham sandwich if you can enjoy these irresistible filled rolls?
The UNO card game has been a family favorite for generations. Over the years, different versions of the game have emerged. All versions are variants of the same concept: match color or number. There are versions for all tastes.
For example, the UNO Craps that offers the alternative of a shorter game, the UNO Moo Farm that is ideal for preschoolers and the UNO H2O for outdoor play.
UNO Attack is another version that offers you a more dynamic, unpredictable and exciting gameplay. It is designed for two to ten players ages 7 and up.
Morocco desert tours are fast becoming a trend for holidaymakers across Europe and the Americas. Bored with lazing around on the sunny Costas, tired of strolling around the tourist crowded streets of Rome or Paris and in search of something less typical of a traditional holiday, we found the idea of a quad bike excursion or a camel ride ticking all those boxes. Moreover, we should not be surprised to learn that a quad bike experience can set the adventurous side of us on fire; and it’s not every holiday destination where you can simply hop up on a camel and stroll slowly and majestically across sand dunes in Saharan heat.
If more and more tourists choose this destination for their holidays, it is first and foremost to discover Prague. It is known as the city of the bell towers or “the city of a hundred towers”. You can also discover the medieval streets and shops for film location and advertisements. It is one of the most beautiful capitals of Europe, with many advantages over other European capitals.