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  • Location: Paris, France
  • Duration:  2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Join an expert guide on a cinematic exploration of Montmartre, a charming, artsy neighborhood in Paris adored by filmmakers and stars alike. Marvel at iconic Sacré Coeur Basilica and travel back to the 1920s with a journey through Woody Allen’s 'Midnight in Paris.' Visit the real Moulin Rouge for flashbacks of Nicole Kidman’s starring role, and discover the bar, Café des 2 Moulins, where 'Amelie' was filmed. As you wander down narrow cobblestone streets, your guide will teach you about cinema and reveal why so many directors have chosen this part of Paris as the backdrop for their films.

This small-group tour is limited to eight people, ensuring a more personalized experience.


  • Paris movie sites walking tour
  • Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the artsy Montmartre district
  • Visit major filming locations featured in Moulin Rouge, Amelie and Midnight in Paris
  • Stop at a local café and enjoy a drink while on your movie tour
  • Small-group tour limited to eight people ensures a more intimate experience

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Imagine you are the star of your very own film on this movie-themed walking tour around the Montmartre district. Find out why Paris is so popular with film-makers and while we can't guarantee you a leading role, you'll definitely come away full of knowledge to impress people back home with!

What You Can Expect

Paris Movie Tour of Montmartre

See famous film locations on your movie sites walking tour

Meet at the Blanche metro station in northern Paris for your morning or evening tour of the district of Montmartre. Following your expert guide on a walk up the hill, you’ll be greeted by an impressive view of towering Sacré Coeur Basilica at the summit.

This quaint, historic neighborhood is a haven for artists, making it the perfect setting for films. Learn about the history of cinema and discover why so many directors have chosen this pocket of Paris as their backdrop. In fact, one year, Paris was the setting for more than 900 shoots across film, TV, documentaries and ad campaigns, making it one of the most popular choices for film locations!

As you stroll down cobblestone streets past centuries-old churches, charming shops and creperies, and compact apartment buildings adorned with flower pots and rod-iron balconies, you may recognize this setting from scenes of a popular modern-day film, Midnight in Paris, staring Owen Wilson and Rachel McAdams. Director Woody Allen used these streets as a backdrop for this 1920s period piece, and featured iconic Sacré Coeur Basilica in some of the scenes.

Discover Café des 2 Moulins, the bar and restaurant where many scenes from the movie Amelie, starring French actress Audrey Tautou, were shot. You’ll feel as though you’re a part of the movie as you see this place in real life!

Remember Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge? The real Moulin Rouge cabaret is tucked away in Montmartre! You’ll recognize this must-see attraction by the red windmill on the roof. Listen as your guide describes scenes from the movie and explains how Moulin Rouge became the spiritual birthplace of the modern form of the can-can dance.

Sometime during your tour, pop into a local café for a soft drink, cup of coffee or cup of hot chocolate to enjoy as part of your Montmartre film experience. Your Paris movie sites tour ends back at the Blanche metro station.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Discovered Montmartre like I never have before... Tour guide was brilliant!

4 star rating: Recommended December 2014

Wonderful guide, amazing tour.. thoroughly enjoyed it but do watch out for the gypsies! Our tour guide took very good care of us in this respect :) Such a buzzy place with so many stories..

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