November 22, 2019 2 min read

With the next James Bond movie not so far away, we take a look back at places that Daniel Craig's James Bond has visited. The following 7 destinations all featured in Bond films from Casino Royale to Spectre and you can at least visit them all.

Grandhotel Pupp

The front of the Grandhotel Pupp at night
Image source: karlovy-vary.cz

Much of the filming for Casino Royale took place in and around the Grandhotel Pupp in Czech Republic. This world famous hotels boast an incredible previous guestlist as well as a top class spa and wellness facilities.

Mírové náměstí 2,
360 01 Karlovy Vary,
Czech Republic
Tel: +420 353 109 111
Website: www.pupp.cz

The Ocean Club

The Ocean Club beachfront and horizonImage source: fourseasons.com

Who wouldn't want to visit Paradise Island... That is where Bond found himself in Casino Royale as he flew in by helicopter. This beautiful island is where a few scenes from Casino Royale were filmed, most of which at this resort.

One Casino Drive
Paradise Island
Bahamas
Tel: +242 363 2501
Website: www.fourseasons.com

Villa La Gaeta

Villa La Gaeta on Lake CamoImage source: GH Estate

Used in Casino Royale as the residence of Mr White, this stunning villa is situated on Lake Como, Italy. You can fly in to Milan, rent a car and be cruising around Lake Como in no time. 

SS340, West shore of Lake Como
Between Gaeta Tunnel and Sassorancio Tunnel,
San Siro
Italy
Website: www.lakecomotravel.com

Torre di Talamonaccio


Image source: Pandolfini.it

Once an ancient Spanish watch tower, this destination is now a luxury villa that you can rent out. You'll recognise this one from a scene in Quantum of Solace where Bond arrives by boat to visit René Mathis.

Via Tito Paffetti,
Talamone,
Italy
Tel: +39 0565 85 12 35
Website: My Private Villas

Canary Riverside Plaza Hotel

Canary Riverside Plaza hotel and the Thames at nightImage source: Canary Riverside Plaza Hotel

Although this destination was portrayed as Shanghai in Skyfall, it was actually filmed at the Canary Riverside Plaza in their swimming pool. It is a great spot for those on business in Canary Wharf or if you want to be in a good spot for seeing London.

46 Westferry Circus,
London,
E14 8RS
UK
Website: www.canaryriversideplaza.com

Gran Hotel Ciudad de Mexico

Luxurious interior of the Gran Hotel Ciudad de MéxicoImage source: Gran Hotel Ciudad de Mexico

One of the most impressive places to stay in Mexico City, the Gran Hotel Ciudad de Mexico is a luxurious hotel that has managed to move with the times whilst preserving its heritage. This location was used most recently in Spectre for the pre-title sequence where Bond and Estrella are seen making their way to the hotel through the nearby main square during the Day of the Dead festivities.

16 de Septiembre No. 82,
Cuauhtémoc, Centro, 06000
Ciudad de México, D.F.,
Mexico

Tel: +52 55 1083 7700
Website: www.granhoteldelaciudaddemexico.com.mx

Villa di Fiorano

Villa di Fiorano entrance Image source: Villa di Fiorano

Located just outside of Rome, this villa was used to shoot a great scene from Spectre that sees Bond save a beautiful woman (Monica Bellucci) from two bodyguards turned hitmen. 

Via Appia Antica 400
Rome, Italy
Tel: 342 3658581
Website: www.villadifiorano.it

Source: On The Tracks of 007


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