Kaamelott Was the first part filmed in the same location as the series?
Discover the filming locations of “Kaamelott – First part” and if the castle used to represent Arthur’s home is the same for the film and the cult series?
Kaamelott – First part is finally released in theaters! Fans can see the rest of their series more than ten years after it ended on M6. Arthur is back and willy-nilly agree to go and dislodge Lancelot from Kaamelott castle. But what very real building is used to represent the abode of the throne of Brittany?
The shooting of First part took place in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, among others, in particular Estables (tourist resort) and at the Jasserie (meadow at the foot of the highest point of the mountain range of Pilat, which was used to film the siege of Kaamelott by Arthur and the Burgundians.
the Murol castle dans le Puy-de-Dôme was also called upon to serve as the basis for what appears on the screen as the castle of Kaamelott.
The series was mainly shot in studios, first in the Paris region, then in the Lyon region dear to Alexandre Astier. It’s the Fallavier castle (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region) which was used to represent Kaamelott in most of the Books (seasons) of the series.
The castle of Montmelas-Saint-Sorlin dans le Beaujolais was also used for specific scenes of season 3, in particular its entry, when the question arises whether the Léodagan ballistae can pass the postern.
Enough for a little road trip and a visit to these vestiges of medieval times and French heritage, while reviewing the cult replicas of Kaamelott. Here is a special little anthology signed by the fencing master: