As Bond fans flock to the cinemas to catch up on their favourite spy’s latest adventures, we wanted to take you on a journey of some of the most famous and exotic locations where the James Bond movies have been filmed and you could be jetting off to see these exciting destinations just like our MI6 superhero.
Seeing off baddies and romancing beautiful women aside, much of the Bond film allure is down to the stunning locations in which he plies his trade and his famous Vodka Martini seems to be shaken and not stirred all over the world!
Casino Royale was Daniel Craig’s first outing as our beloved 007 and this movie gave us a new style of Bond. Sure, he is suave, handsome and super cool like every other portrayal we’ve seen over the years, but Craig offers us a tougher agent and we have taken him to our hearts.
Some might argue he’s the best Bond yet. Casino Royale took us on a gripping adventure across some dreamy locations. Who could forget the idyllic beach where he first sets on Solange, wife of Alex Dimitrios.
The Bahamas is on many people’s bucket list and still reeks of glamour and sophistication. The islands boast a wealth of historic harbours, lush tropical forests, sugar white sands and crystal clear waters.
The Bahamas are blessed with dependable weather and each island has its own character and culture. Rich in natural beauty with a chilled vibe, it is little wonder that visitors continue to flock here for an idyllic holiday experience and certainly one to brag about to the neighbours!
Casino Royale continues to drop into some of the world’s prettiest locations such as Montenegro, Lake Como and romantic Venice.
Hailed as one of Europe’s most romantic cities, Venice continues to enchant visitors and capture their hearts. Its maze of ancient alleyways, stunning palazzos and stylish boutiques and bars will delight visitors. Venice has a unique magic that draws thousands of visitors each year.
In the latest offering from the Bond franchise, the long awaited Spectre takes us to the eternal city of Rome before heading off to Mexico City, a fascinating and beguiling city with a wealth of attractions, many of which are dotted around the historic centre, including the Plaza de la Constitucion, featured in Spectre’s opening sequence.
From one extreme to another, Bond finds himself in the sleepy Tyrolean resort of Solden. Austria is quite simply an alpine paradise and prettier scenery is hard to find. Snow-capped mountains, glacial streams and crystal clear lakes offer visitors a genuine breath of fresh air.
In addition to glorious sunshine in the summer months, Austria is a thriving winter ski destination and a natural playground for adventure and exploration.
It’s not all Lederhosen and cow bells though…Austria’s cities are awash with cultural delights. Stylish shops and bars and fairytale architecture create the perfect blend.
Over the years, 007 has given us a glimpse of some far flung corners of the globe but no Bond fan could ignore London, home to MI6 HQ. London offers an abundance of treats as a city break favourite but for real movie buffs there’s the chance to take in a James Bond bus tour of the city with Virgin Experience Days.
There are some great deals available to some of the Bond hotpots, and with the help of talkholiday.com here are a few to whet your appetite :