'The Bachelorette' Season 19
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When and Where Did 'The Bachelorette' Film? ABC Wasted No Time Kicking off Season 19

Michelle Stein - Author

Sep. 6 2022, Updated 10:45 a.m. ET

After appearing in Clayton Echard's season of The Bachelor, Gabby Windey and Rachel Recchia were named the leads of The Bachelorette Season 19. Theirs marked the second installment of the franchise that aired in 2022. But when, exactly, was Gabby and Rachel's season filmed?

Plus, read on to find out the various filming locations for Season 19.

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When was ‘The Bachelorette’ Season 19 filmed?

Gabby and Rachel were announced as the next leads of The Bachelorette during Clayton's After the Final Rose special, which aired on March 15, 2022. Filming started less than two weeks later on March 26, 2022.

"After unwaveringly supporting each other through a devastating dual breakup in the season 26 finale of The Bachelor, fan favorites and fierce women Gabby Windey and Rachel Recchia will stand by each other's side yet again as they set out on a journey to find love," ABC said in a news release.

The Bachelorette Season 19 filmed
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"I'm so happy for her, I truly am. It's crazy, this is insane," Rachel said during the special. I'm excited to do this journey with you. We did it once together and we've been through the most crazy experience together,"

Meanwhile, Gabby shared: "I'm a girl's girl through and through so having a friend by my side, there's nothing I could ask more."

Where was Gabby and Rachel's season of 'The Bachelorette' filmed?

The first three episodes of The Bachelorette Season 19 were largely filmed at the Bachelor Mansion in Los Angeles, Calif. The first international stop was Paris, and Gabby and Rachel each went on one date in the City of Love. The cast members then spent some time on a Virgin Voyages cruise ship, which then traveled to Belgium and the Netherlands.

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After spending some of the season overseas, Gabby, Rachel, and their remaining men went back to the States for the hometown dates. Gabby's dates took place in New Orleans, Florida, and New Jersey, while Rachel spent time in New Jersey, Massachusetts, and two different spots in California.

Following the hometown dates, the leads and their guys went to Riviera Maya in Mexico for the overnight dates. According to Cheat Sheet, the cast shot scenes at the Grand Luxxe resort. The finale, which could feature two engagements, was also reportedly filmed in Mexico.

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Where is the 'Bachelor' mansion located?

Of course, filming for The Bachelorette also takes place in Bachelor Mansion. The infamous residence is privately owned by the Haraden family, who rent it out each season to ABC. It is located in Agoura Hills, Calif., which is within the Santa Monica Mountains of Malibu.

New episodes of The Bachelorette Season 19 will now air on Tuesday nights at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. You can also stream the series on Hulu.

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