Midnight in Paris movie tour

During this tour in the Latin Quarter, Juliette Dubois will make you discover the setting that inspired Woody Allen for his film Midnight in Paris. Travel back in the Roaring Twentieth Paris!

  • Location: Paris, 6th district
  • Duration: 2h20
  • Access by Public Transport: Odéon (Metro lines 4, 10)
  • Language: English

Description

In the Latin Quarter, one of the most filmed in Paris, rediscover the movie sets, tribute to the city of light and dive into the magic and fantasy of director Woody Allen.

As the hero of the film, Ciné-Balade invites you to travel back in time in the 1920s, which was known as the "années folles" (Crazy Years). We will meet the mythical writers and artists who settled in Paris for a time: Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald, Cole Porter, Ernest Hemingway, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, etc. We will talk about the history of the neighborhood and about cinema.

A few steps for example: the Polidor restaurant as a movie location, the Pantheon movie theater, the stairs of the emblematic scene of the film, the banks of the Seine, the Shakespeare and Co bookshop...

Walking tour with photos and video clips on digital tablet.

This guided tour is conducted in english.

Juliette Dubois created Ciné-Balade six years ago. She has a master’s degree in the history of cinema. She used to be a production assistant and she can not wait to share her knowledge with you. Let’s dive into the marvelous history of cinema, strolling in and around Paris. Discover with her, unique destinies, stories, some light, some more serious. Share her enthusiasm and find out why Paris attracts all the cameras.

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