10 Amazing Film Locations From The James Bond 007 Franchise

1. Altausse Jagdhaus Seewiese, Austria

In Spectre, as 007 tracks down an international criminal conspiracy, he finds himself a daytime spy rendezvous at Altausse Jagdhaus Seewiese with the rugged beauty of the Austrian mountains in the background. The picturesque mountains, dating back to the Triassic and Jurassic periods, are dotted with cosy log cabins for postcard perfect surroundings. A little bit of fresh mountain air, a high-speed chase through the forest, and a snack and beer with a view of surrounding mountains is the perfect combination to keep 007 in top form.

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2. Blenheim Palace, United Kingdom

In Spectre, as 007 tracks down an international criminal conspiracy, he finds himself a daytime spy rendezvous at Altausse Jagdhaus Seewiese with the rugged beauty of the Austrian mountains in the background. The picturesque mountains, dating back to the Triassic and Jurassic periods, are dotted with cosy log cabins for postcard perfect surroundings. A little bit of fresh mountain air, a high-speed chase through the forest, and a snack and beer with a view of surrounding mountains is the perfect combination to keep 007 in top form.

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3. Vauxhall Bridge, London

In Spectre, as 007 suits up and jet sets his way across the world, he stops by the Blenheim Palace where dodges bullets and combats dangerous villains. Blenheim Palace is a rare example of English Baroque architecture, built in the early 1700s in Oxfordshire. The exquisite and well-preserved palace, consisting of an impressive 12,500 acres of grand estates, gardens, and ancient forests, is one of England's historical treasures.

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4. Church of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice

In Casino Royale, as the legendary 007 suits up for a dangerous mission, his first stop is the historic Church of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice, Italy, for a spy meeting and deadly combat. The cherished church is a unique Renaissance architecture, dating back to the 16th century. Over the centuries, the ancient and well-preserved buildings still retain its original magnificence, so get ready to travel back in time to the Old World here.

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5. Kaiserbad Spa, Czech Republic

In Casino Royale, James Bond (Daniel Craig) heads to the heart of Karlovy Vary, a spa town in the Czech Republic, for the final showdown. The Kaiserbad Spa, standing in for the exterior of the high-end gambling palace, is a lavish and opulent former spa that is considered the crown jewel of the historic village. Although it's not open to the public now, the charming old-world village with preserved neo-Baroque architectures still worth a leisure stroll.

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6. Venetian Lagoon, Italy

After completing his death-defying mission in Casino Royale, James Bond with M cruises around the Venetian Lagoon on a luxury speedboat. The Venetian Lagoon, stretching from the River Sile in the north of Venice, is part of the Adriatic Sea. Travelers to the historic water city of Venice can opt for a traditional gondola ride, a rented speedboat or a cheap water taxi. In the Lagoon, there scatter hundreds of islands and get ready to explore the glass-making center of Murano, its colorful painted houses and the cemetery in San Michelle.

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7. Grand Hotel Pupp, Czech Republic

In Casino Royale, 007 puts on his best dinner tux, gathers his high-tech spy gadgets and combats with deadly arms dealer Le Chiffre at the luxurious old world Grand Hotel Pupp. The majestic hotel, dating back to 1701, is a unique instance of neo-Baroque architecture. With its well-preserved splendor, the luxury hotel offers today vintage style opulence and world-renowned spa treatments. Visitors here can wander around the hot spa village that is full of ancient gems like the famous hot springs, the Thermal Spring Colonnade, and Church of St. Mary Magdalene.

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8. Fontainebleau, Miami

The classic Goldfinger opens up to a sky view of Miami Beach and an establishing shot of the Fontainebleau Hotel. Built in 1954, the hotel is one of the most iconic and recognizable hotels around the world. It has been a Hollywood hotspot for celebrities, and stars like Jackie Gleason and the Rat Pack all chose here to spend their vacation.

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9. Swiss Alps, Switzerland

In Spectre, Bond speeds in his vintage Aston Martin along winding roads of the Swiss Alps pursuing deadly international criminals. After reaching Zurich, get in a rental car and head to the Klausen Pass, the first large alpine pass that isn't typically busy. The Klausen Pass Highway is also the passageway directly into the heart of the Central Alpsm along which there are several waterfalls. Once inside the Alps, just enjoy the breathtaking scenery: ancient forests, granite plateaus and peaks typical of the Swiss Alps.

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10. Instituto Nacional de Cultura de Panama

In Quantum of Solace, as Bond battles deadly assassins with spy gadgets and designer suits, we can catch a glimpse of the Instituto Nacional de Cultura de Panama in San Felipe. Housed in a white colonial-style courthouse, the institute is responsible for promoting arts and culture of the Republic of Panama. It's also home to the Anita Villaluz theatre, a hot spot for film exhibitions and performances concerning the history of Panamanian tradition and the voices of the future.

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