Location of filming sites in Lyon

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Are you looking for a location for your film in Lyon? If the capital of the Gauls attracts directors from all over the world, it's because it has an extremely rich and diverse territory, both from a historical and cultural point of view. We have therefore selected some unusual and mysterious sites, some of which are still unknown to its inhabitants. From natural settings in Lyon to lofts for rent for a film shoot in Lyon: in just a few clicks, you will find the perfect playground for your film production.

Renting an atypical space in Lyon is easy

The stronghold of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region is full of enigmatic homes, decorated with care, design or looking like they came out of the Canuts era. In order to help you realize your project of renting apartments for your shooting in Lyon, we propose you high standing properties. Lofts, houses, castles, artist's studios, vaulted cellars or even barges: the range of locations for filming in Lyon is endless! On our website officeriders.com, you are free to choose the setting for your production. Whether you're looking for a characteristic building in Vieux-Lyon, with a 360° panorama of the city or with no facing walls, we can meet your most exacting requirements. Would you like to rent a loft with an extraordinary view of the city's rooftops or a 19th century pavilion hidden in the heights of Fourvière? Entrust us with your search for filming locations in Lyon!

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Exceptional scenery

In order to create a unique atmosphere, we offer you the opportunity to choose the atmosphere and environment of your film. Thanks to the rental of lofts for your filming in Lyon, you will be able to enter places of unprecedented charm which will be able to accommodate your entire production team in the greatest comfort. A Haussmannian apartment with large rooms, a country house with or without a swimming pool, a rooftop with a breathtaking view of the Alps... are just some of the properties presented on our site. If you want to bring out a warm and family atmosphere, you will find spacious and cosy living rooms, decorated with beams and exposed stones. Do you need a colourful, industrial or sleeker décor? Unless your goal is to transport viewers to another time. Then what could be better than a beautiful, tastefully decorated house with a hidden garden in the heart of the Croix Rousse? To bring out a sense of nostalgia, you can also opt for a large wooden villa with French ceilings and solid parquet flooring. For sure, renting apartments for a shooting in Lyon will perfectly suit you.

Renting natural settings in Lyon

On OfficeRiders, you can also rent natural settings in Lyon. By choosing an architect's house and its enclosed garden with tropical inspiration, you are guaranteed to shoot original and memorable scenes. Who could imagine that this type of contemporary home with swimming pool is located just a few minutes from the city centre? By continuing your research on our platform, you will discover apartments and houses with a lush decor. Nature literally invites itself inside with plants arranged in a harmonious way and raw materials. Opt for an old industrial building with a boho-vintage style, whose history gives it an indescribable extra soul. What if you privatize an arty house for the shooting of your film? A green and original setting in an urban environment: you can make your film in complete serenity, away from the hustle and bustle of the main roads. When renting your film location in Lyon, it is entirely possible to opt for an apartment with an unobstructed view of the wooded hillside. Don't hesitate to be demanding and ask for a balcony with the Saône or the Rhône as a backdrop! A large walnut table, a fireplace, materials of plant and mineral origin, and vine wood seats are all accessible thanks to the rental of natural decorations in Lyon.

Emblematic filming locations in Lyon

Do you dream of making your film in cult locations in Lyon, such as Saint-Jean? Several scenes from the police comedy Mon petit doigt m'a dit... were shot in this district of the 5th arrondissement, named after its Gothic cathedral. Listed as a World Heritage Site, it is part of the historic site of Vieux-Lyon and is a homogeneous group of buildings built during the Renaissance. With its cobbled streets and traboules, the charm is immediate! Head for the Quai Saint-Vincent, which Louis, played by Jean-Paul Belmondo, crosses in The Mississippi Mermaid. There is no shortage of apartments with a view of the Saône and they are sure to meet your professional needs. Then head for the "Passerelle des quatre vents"! In 1900, this railway allowed the transport of coffins to the Loyasse cemetery. Today, the railway no longer exists but the footbridge offers a sublime view of Fourvière: a beautiful setting for your film, especially since renting apartments for a shoot in Lyon is very convenient.

Find an atypical space in Lyon

If you are looking for a location for your film in Lyon that is out of the ordinary, you are in the right place. On our website specializing in the rental of natural settings in Lyon, you will quickly find your happiness. From the hanging gardens of Perrache, the owners compete with ingenuity to present lofts and apartments for all budgets. The brightly coloured flowers add a touch of cheerfulness and form a privileged environment for filming scenes in a real haven of peace. Don't miss the Rosa Mir garden either! With its columns decorated with shells and pebbles, mineral frescoes and vegetation in typical Hispanic style, it deserves to be listed as a historical monument and is an ideal place to stroll around. Moreover, it is ideally located in an inner courtyard of a building of the Croix-Rousse, a district which abounds in Canuts apartments. This type of dwelling is characterized by very large windows, exposed beams, a height under ceiling of 4 meters, a mezzanine equipped with a kitchen underneath since the weaver workers slept on their places of work.

Secret filming locations

The city of two hills never ceases to surprise visitors, but also the people of Lyon. So, if you want to captivate the audience, don't hesitate to go to the Vaise fort. On the surface, a dark atmosphere emerges, particularly suitable for the shooting of a crime or horror film. When you enter the underground passages of this historical place built around 1840, the experience will be very exciting! Have you ever heard of the fish bones of Lyon? This is the greatest enigma of the city of light, because these tunnels branched by about thirty galleries dug under the Croix-Rousse have existed for centuries, but no one knows their origin nor their use. This is a good reason to choose to rent your film location in Lyon in this fascinating district! As for the rock garden of the Hermitage of Mont-Cindre, built on the heights of Saint-Cyr-au-Mont-d'Or, it represents the unlikely setting for your film. Indeed, this work was shaped between 1878 and 1910 by Brother François, who watched the basilica of Fourvière take shape on the opposite hill. He would have been inspired to hand-carve chapels, grottoes and a belvedere, all with pebbles.