Emily in Paris Private Tour: Explore Iconic Filming Locations with Local Guide
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Embark on a private tour of Paris to explore the iconic filming locations of Emily in Paris. Follow in Emily's footsteps and discover the city's essential landmarks while immersing yourself in French culture. See the Paris Opera House, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame, and more from a new perspective.
Duration: 3 hours
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
  • Place de l’Estrapade - Begin your adventure in the charming and stylish Latin Quarter at Place de l’Estrapade, where Emily’s apartment is situated. Finding a place to live was a challenging and stressful task for the protagonist. Her 5th-floor apartment lacks an elevator, which is quite common in Paris. Recall the scenes where Emily’s shower malfunctions, and she has to use her neighbor Gabriel’s shower.

  • Place de Valois - Discover a hidden gem that even some locals might not know about. Place de Valois is a secret courtyard nestled between the Palais-Royal and the covered passages of the 2nd arrondissement. This is where Emily’s office is located, above Galerie Patrick Fourtin. Take a moment to look beyond the famous facades to uncover interesting and beautiful sites like this one.

  • Pont des Arts - Visit the iconic 1804 bridge, once known as the love lock bridge due to the numerous padlocks attached by couples to symbolize their love. However, the weight of the locks compromised the bridge’s structure, leading the city to remove them in 2015. This is where Emily has a video call with her boyfriend in Chicago, learning that he can visit her.

  • SAS boulangerie moderne Rabineau - Emily quickly embraced the French tradition of frequenting boulangeries, and her favorite spot is in the 5th arrondissement, not far from her home. Indulge in delicious pastries and bread while immersing yourself in the show’s atmosphere.

  • Palais-Royal Garden - Visit this small, cozy spot in the heart of Paris, known for its unique ambiance. It’s a great place to relax away from the city’s hustle and bustle and enjoy a snack. This is also where Emily takes her lunch breaks and meets Mindy, who becomes her best friend in Paris. They bond over their experiences in the French capital.

  • La Brasserie de l’Isle Saint-Louis - Head to one of the two natural islands on the Seine River, Ile Saint-Louis, and enjoy the terrace of La Brasserie de l’Isle Saint-Louis with a view of Notre Dame cathedral. Recall Emily sipping an aperol spritz with this picturesque backdrop.

  • Jardin du Luxembourg - This 23-hectare park, designed in the Italianate style, attracts many tourists and locals who come to enjoy its beautiful atmosphere, sit by the large fountain, and take in the stunning views. Emily also enjoys her morning runs here while listening to language lessons. It’s a lovely spot to people-watch, savor the moment, and expand your French vocabulary.

  • Trocadero - Wander around the Trocadero, the best spot to view the Eiffel Tower, and capture amazing photos for your social media and personal collection. The square is located between the Seine River and the Palais de Chaillot. The Palais de Chaillot is notable for being the site where the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10, 1948. It also hosts a party for a new PR firm client in the second episode of the show.

  • Terra Nera - Situated near Emily’s apartment on Place de l’Estrapade, Terra Nera is where Emily and Mindy have dinner and discuss their reasons for coming to Paris. Known as Les Deux Comperes in the show, this real-life bistro is perfect for tasting traditional French specialties and delicacies. Remember the scene where Emily returns a steak to be better cooked, only to find out her downstairs neighbor is the chef.

  • Place du Pantheon - Explore this landmark in the Latin Quarter, named because Sorbonne University students used to converse in Latin during the Middle Ages. Originally intended as a church during the French Revolution, it was converted into a mausoleum for distinguished French citizens. This is where Emily breaks up with her unremarkable boyfriend from Chicago over a phone call.

  • Élysée Palace - Admire the official residence of the French president in Paris and its stunning architecture. Built in 1722, the Élysée Palace has 350 rooms for various purposes and is only open to the public on special occasions. Fans of the show will recognize it from the scene where Brigitte Macron discovers Emily’s latest marketing campaign.

  • Pont Alexandre III - Visit the most beautiful bridge in Paris, constructed between 1896 and 1900, and an iconic landmark ever since. Marvel at the ornate Beaux-Arts details, including four columns with golden statues of Fames, lamps, and golden highlights. The bridge is featured in the show during a perfume ad campaign in the third episode.

  • Le Grand Véfour - Head to the 1st arrondissement to see one of Paris’s most famous and luxurious restaurants, Le Grand Vefour, also featured in films like Midnight in Paris. In the show, Emily tries to book a table here, but when things don’t go as planned, she and her colleagues end up at Terra Nera, where her neighbor Gabriel is the chef.

  • Palais Garnier - Recall the opera scenes and Emily’s breakup just before the show begins. Visit the Paris Opera House at Palais Garnier, near Galeries Lafayette. Admire the stunning Beaux-Arts architecture of this world-renowned opera theater, built in 1875.

  • La Maison Rose - Although most of Emily’s activities are centered in the central arrondissements of Paris, she occasionally ventures to places like Montmartre. Known for its artistic vibe and charming old streets, Montmartre is home to La Maison Rose, a famous café and bistro with a cozy, Instagram-worthy ambiance. In the show, Emily hangs out here with her friend Mindy.

  • Café de Flore - Another café featured in Emily in Paris, Café de Flore dates back to the 19th century. Don’t miss the chance to dine at this historic spot with great food and old traditions. You might recognize it from the scene where Emily meets Professor Thomas.

  • Canal Saint-Martin - Take a stroll along the picturesque Canal Saint Martin in the 10th arrondissement, lined with boutiques and eateries. Less touristy than other spots, it’s a favorite among locals for lunch, chatting, people-watching, and reflecting. You’ll recognize some locations where Emily and her Parisian friends hang out.

  • Les Pavillons de Bercy - Musée des Arts Forains - Visit one of Paris’s most entertaining museums, the Musée des Arts Forains, a fairground museum in the 12th arrondissement near Bercy Village. The museum features vintage and historical fairground rides, carousels, and other amusements.

  • Monnaie de Paris - The Monnaie de Paris, or the Mint of Paris, is the oldest state institution, founded in 864. It produces coins and is the oldest active mint in the world. Part of the building now houses a museum showcasing exhibitions on the monetary history of Paris.

  • Atelier des Lumières - Even if you’re not a fan of museums, this one will change your mind with its interactive exhibitions. Housed in a former factory, this unique art space offers immersive experiences with works by artists like Van Gogh, Renoir, and Picasso. Emily visits the installations with her friends in the show.

  • Le Café Marly - Enjoy a business lunch at Le Café Marly, just as Emily does with her boss in the show. Recall the scene and the café’s ambiance while contemplating the complicated love triangle Emily finds herself in.

  • Nouvelle Eve - Another spot in the creative district of Montmartre, Nouvelle Eve Cabaret is one of the oldest cabarets in Paris. This is where Mindy attempts to start her singing career. Visit this charming location and follow in the footsteps of the show’s characters.

  • Gare de Lyon - Although the scenes were filmed at Gare de l’Est, this is where Emily plans a trip to the French Riviera with Mathieu. They take an overnight Pullman Train that arrives at Villefranche-sur-Mer train station.

  • Grand-Hotel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel - The hotel where Emily stays epitomizes charm and luxury on the French Riviera. Opened in 1908, it has been a favorite among the rich and famous. Surrounded by pine forests and the sea, it offers an exquisite and relaxing atmosphere.

  • Hammam de la Grande Mosquée de Paris - Explore the Grand Mosque in the 5th arrondissement, one of the largest mosques in France. Built in 1926, it’s a stunning example of Late Modern architecture. The mosque also features tea rooms, a school, a library, a conference hall, and a restaurant.

  • Passage Choiseul - Walk through the covered Passage Choiseul, a precursor to modern shopping malls, built between the 18th and 19th centuries. Now filled with dining options and boutiques, Emily walks through this passage while receiving birthday messages.

  • Cimetière du Père-Lachaise - The largest cemetery in Paris, Père Lachaise Cemetery is where Luc takes Emily for lunch on her birthday. It’s also one of the largest open-air museums of tombstone sculpture, covering about 48 hectares. The cemetery attracts millions of visitors each year who come to see the sculptures and the graves of famous individuals like Jim Morrison, Edith Piaf, Oscar Wilde, Frederic Chopin, and Georges Bizet.

  • D’Aligre Market - Visit the local Marché d’Aligre market in the 12th arrondissement, perfect for buying fresh produce for a nice dinner. In the show, Gabriel helps Emily change her mind about serving reheated frozen meals to her guests, and they head to this market.

  • La Samaritaine - Experience luxurious shopping at La Samaritaine, one of Paris’s largest department stores, founded by Ernest Cognacq in 1870. Emily visits this chic shopping destination with her classmate Petra.

  • Fontaine Saint-Michel - Don’t miss the Fontaine Saint-Michel in the 6th arrondissement, located at the corner of Boulevard Saint-Michel and Rue Danton. This is where Mindy has her first busking performance. Be captivated by the fountain’s majestic beauty and power, a true symbol of the Latin Quarter. Opened in 1860, it stands 23 meters tall and 15 meters wide. Toss a coin and make a wish to return one day.

  • Galeries Lafayette Rooftop - Enjoy one of the best panoramic views of Paris from the Galeries Lafayette rooftop terrace in the 9th arrondissement. Capture stunning views and see the city from a new perspective. The show features a brief scene with Camille and Emily having lunch on this rooftop.

  • Eiffel Tower - The Eiffel Tower offers the highest vantage point to overlook the city. As the most popular tourist attraction, it draws millions of visitors eager to see Paris from a 300-meter-high iron spire. Take in the breathtaking views and recall the scene where Emily attends a party at the top of the tower.

What's Included
  • Explore must-see locations and hidden gems
  • Capture stunning shots for Instagram
  • Personalize your travel plan
  • Flexible tour starting in the morning or afternoon
  • All fees and taxes included
  • Experience the authenticity of France
  • Private walking tour with convenient subway access
  • Visit iconic spots for unforgettable selfies
  • Guidance from a friendly, local expert
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
Additional Information

Embark on an exciting exploration across Paris through a private tour, guided by a local expert. Meander across the city, visiting the crucial and famous landmarks of Paris, tracing the paths of Emily, the lead character of the popular Netflix series, Emily in Paris. Immerse yourself in French culture and relive the places you’ve seen on screen. Experience the silver screen brought to life on the unique boulevards of Paris and embrace the energy of the city of love. Seize the opportunity to view the Paris Opera House, the Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame de Paris, and the Eiffel Tower. Take a leisurely walk along the Seine River, and enjoy this fresh venture while reminiscing about your beloved show.

• Uncover the shooting locations and view them from a new angle
• Rely on your well-informed local guide for fascinating insights
• Take advantage of seeing the city’s key landmarks and explore beyond the usual tourist routes
• Experience Paris from new viewpoints and challenge some preconceptions

1 Pl. de l'Estrapade
Place de l'Estrapade
Start your journey in the beautiful and chic Latin Quarter at Place de l’Estrapade, where Emily’s apartment is located. Meet your private guide at the entrance of the building
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

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May 6, 2024
Best tour of Paris! - What an incredible tour of Paris! We cannot recommend it enough. We saw so many beautiful places. Mehrdad was an amazing guide, so friendly and knowledgeable.
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Apr 25, 2024
Best guide - Mehrdad did a great job. Went above and beyond. Very professional. He showed me additionally sites not included in the tour. Took great pictures and also provided recommendations. Don’t miss a tour with him!!
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up to 15 guests
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June 2024