The cultural and natural heritage of the country have made France one of the main Screen Tourism destinations in Europe.
France has a broad range of film locations, from mountains to surf points, from deserted old volcano landscapes to idyllic coastal locations. French historical monuments such as the Eiffel Tower or the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris make France a perfect location for any period films, thriller, future apocalyptic dramas or romantic comedies.
Warner Bros, Universal, Sony, Disney or Netflix, and filmakers such us Woody Allen, Martin Scorsese, Lasse Hallström or Steven Soderbergh have already chosen France for parts of their productions.
The UNESCO city of Lyon will be part of MovieTravel’s pilot test.
Located between the hills of Fourvière and Croix Rousse, Lyon is the cradle of the cinema and a city with one of Europe’s most exquisite urban development. Movie lovers surely remember the appearance of Lyon’s Palais at The Veredict, starring Paul Newman and Jack Warden.
The film festival Lumière will be part of MovieTravel’s pilot test
The festival is one of the manifestations of Lyon’s commitment to cinema, something undetachable from the identity of this French city. In 2019, they premiered ‘The Other Side of the Wind’, Orson Welles’ last movie.