Visiting Montmartre filming locations
Paris has always been the set of world-famous movies. Its landscape is the perfect scenario for so many different stories. But, there are some districts that frequently recur. Maybe that is one of the reasons why some spots of the city are more iconic than others! Montmartre is one of them.
Directors usually love to shoot movies in Montmartre! Maybe because in Montmartre there still is a traditional iconography of Paris. You can still walk in narrow streets stuffed in small boutiques and kiosks. It’s here that you can find cafès, street artists and, of course, the stunning Sacre-Coeur Cathedral. Also, the stairs in Montmartre are one of the best spots to stare at the view of the city.
Here is where to go to recognize the most famous filming locations in Montmartre!
Montmartre filming locations
One of the movies shot in Montmartre is Amélie, also known as Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amélie Poulain or The Magical World of Amélie. Shot in 2002, it’s one of the most loved films by all the lovers of Paris!
If you go in Rue des trois frères n.56, close to the marche de la butte, Mr. Collignon’s shop, you are exactyly opposite the main character’s building.
Also, if you go to 15 Rue Lepic, you can have a snack at the Cafe des Deux moulins, where the main character Amélie worked. Going to cafés is also the best to enjoy Parisian everyday life.
Once you are in Montmartre, you can’t miss the chance to see the Moulin Rouge! It has been the set for lots of events and movies in Paris. The most famous is the “Moulin Rouge” musical with Nicole Kidman and Evan McGregor.
Last but not least, Montmartre must be on the lists of places to go to of Tarantino lovers coming to Paris. Do you remember when Daniel Bunch get discovered? That scene of Inglorious Bastards has been shot at Rue Championet 112.