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French Friday – My Attempt at the Sex and the City Paris Tour

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Last week when I was flying back east I re-watched the last two episodes of the final season of Sex and the City. You know, the ones that take place in Paris. I have already blogged about some of my favorite ones in my Sex and the City Paris post.

As I was watching the shows again I was keeping note of all the scenes that occurred in my favorite city, because that is what every girl obsesses with the show and Paris would do, bien sûr! At the end when I looked down at my moleskine and reviewed the list of scenes I thought to myself, “why I try to go to them all while I am there?”

And that is exactly what I am going to try to do!

Here is the list of scenes and where they take place, some I don’t know but I am going to try to figure out by taking screenshots, etc:

  • Carrie’s arrival – The Hôtel Plaza Athénée
  • Shopping (and falling) – Dior  Avenue Montaigne
  • Brasserie terrace (Carrie watching the 4 French girlfriends) – NO IDEA, help?
  • Pay Phone call to Miranda – Place St Sulpice (thanks to commenter Elspeth on my Sex and the City Paris post)
  • Night club where Alexander gives Carrie a necklace – NO IDEA, help?
  • Restaurant where Carrie meets Alec’s ex-wife – Kong’s
  • Salon where Carrie eats goodies and feeds the dog – Cador Patisserie located on the corner of Rue de Louvre & Rue Amiral de Coligny (thanks to commenter Elspeth on my Sex and the City Paris post)
  • Street where the little girl taps Carrie on the head and she steps on dog poo, also fountain where she cleans off dog poo – NO IDEA, help?
  • Bench along the Seine where Carrie eats at a sandwich and waves at a tourist on a bateau mouche – not sure, but I think I can find it because of the bridge and building in the background
  • Bookstore where Carrie finds her book and meets some fans – not sure but looks like it is in the Sorbonne area
  • Walking with Alex – they walk past the restaurant “Le Caveau du Palais” which is on Place Dauphine
  • Alex’s museum review night (when he abandons Carrie) – Jeu de Paume museum
  • Carrie running for a cab and passing by Big – Place Etoile
  • Restaurant where Carrie missed her party – NO IDEA, help?
  • Closing scene with Carrie and Big – Le Pont des Arts

That’s quite a long list, but I am ambitious. I will give a full report about how well I did on attempting to complete the SATC+P tour!

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Shannon

Sunday 11th of September 2016

Hi - I am late to this conversation but I just re-watched the SATC series... I live in Paris and work near Ave Montaigne, so it was interesting to see all these scenes again... the restaurant with the four French women is indeed L'Avenue on Ave Montaigne. The street where she passes Big in a cab is actually rue Rivoli (if I am not mistaken) near Jeu de Paume.

Andi Fisher

Sunday 11th of September 2016

@Shannon, merci! I always like to get updates whenever I can!

Annette

Wednesday 24th of April 2013

Hi About this Brasserie terrace (Carrie watching the 4 French girlfriends) – NO IDEA, help? It looks to me like l'Avenue, with the Canadian flag in the background, corner Rue Montaigne and Francois Premier in the 8th

Andi Fisher

Sunday 28th of April 2013

@Annette, thanks I am working hard to get a full list, so this is much appreciated!

Barbara

Monday 27th of August 2012

Hi.... to help you to complete your list.... La Fontaine de la Paix.... where Carrie washes the shoe after the dog´s shit....

I loved your post...

Andi

Monday 27th of August 2012

@Barbara - thank you thank you!

Veronica

Monday 9th of April 2012

Thanks for sharing! I'm going to Paris next week :) The restaurant where Carrie missed her party is in New York ( 50 commerce)

Andi

Tuesday 10th of April 2012

@Veronica, thanks for the info, how did you find that out?

liz

Friday 6th of January 2012

Im off to paris tmz ..thankyou for this ..this will make my trip fabulous !!!

Andi

Friday 6th of January 2012

@Liz, bon chance!