5 James Bond Inspired Summer Travel Destinations - as part of the travel series by GeoBeats.
Want to vicariously live like James Bond? Then, check out these 5 summer travel destinations from the past Bond movies.
Number 5 – Bond hunts down Mr. White in the final scene from ‘Casino Royale’ which is set by the beautiful Lake Como, Italy. Vibrant blue water surrounded by lush green scenery leaves sightseers in awe. Get in touch with your inner “Bond” and check out the gorgeous villas. With ferry boat rides, cobbled street towns and plenty of shopping, days will certainly be full. This is also a favorite vacation spots for celebs like George Clooney.
Number 4 – In ‘The Man With the Golden Gun’, Bond’s action packed scenes occur around Koh Tapu , also called James Bond Island in Thailand. The massive rock formations sprouting from water are a feast for the eyes. With boat rentals, guided boat trips, sailing and kayaking, there’s plenty of active fun to be had as well.
Number 3 - Going back to the earlier days of James Bond, 1969 brought forth the action packed film, “On Her Majesty's Secret Service”, featuring the Schilthorn summit in Switzerland. Surrounding by hundreds of staggering mountains, you can visit The Piz Gloria restaurant at the top and enjoy a stroll through the nearby mountain villages.
Number 2 - Bond’s infamous Thames River Boat Chase in London took place in the movie ‘The World is Not Enough’. The Thames is an iconic river with several scenic bridges hovering over like the Tower Bridge and London Bridge. London overall, is one of the greatest destinations with numerous historic building and world class museums.
Number 1 - In the movie, ‘Thunderball’, Bond scuba dives in the reef laden waters of Nassau, Bahamas. The scenic beaches of Bahamas are also featured prominently. The islands of the Bahamas are consistently voted amongst the top Caribbean destinations.