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Do you expect me to talk?

Do you expect me to talk?

No, Mr Bond we expect you to walk (or cycle)! I’m sure many of you will have seen the new James Bond movie ‘Spectre’, with its spectacular scenery and beautiful locations.

 

So, now you’ve seen the film, it’s time to visit sites that have featured in some of the movies over the last 50 years. 

 

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For your eyes only – Corfu, Greece

The backdrop for the opening sequence of the 1981 movie “For your eyes only” was set on the beautiful Greek island of Corfu. With beautiful diving and swimming opportunities, your visit to the UNESCO World Heritage listed old town of Corfu will be a travel memory to treasure forever.

You can follow in Bond’s footsteps by island hopping in Greece, travelling from Corfu your journey will lead you to some of the least visited regions.

 

Soak up the authentic Greek hospitality with your family on our adventure trip. For more information, please click here.

 

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Quantum of Solace – Siena, Italy

As a direct sequel to the 2006 Casino Royale film, you’ll remember the famous closing scenes where Daniel Craig utters for the first time the famous line "The name's Bond, James Bond" with its stunning backdrop of Lake Como, Italy. Thankfully Quantum of Solace continued with the Italian theme, this time featuring the historic city of Siena in Tuscany.

Our self-guided Cycling South of Siena tour enables you to explore the medieval but bustling city before pedalling off into a photogenic Tuscan landscape of gentle hills. Along the way you’ll discover fantastic hot springs, wine and breathtaking views.

 

Up for the challenge? Discover Italy by cycling through Tuscany, read more.

 

 

Diamonds are forever – Amsterdam, Netherlands

One of the most famous films in the franchise, Diamonds Are Forever will forever remain a classic. In the movie, Bond travels to Amsterdam where he discovers diamond smugglers. Thankfully on our Bike & Barge journey through The Netherlands and Belgium, you’re more likely to discover Gouda cheese and incredible Belgian chocolate.

 

This unique cycling tour is graded as “Introductory”, enabling a fairly relaxed pace perfect for you to take in all attractions with time to stop and take photos or visit the interesting places along the route.

 

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Casino Royale – Lake Como, Italy

In 2006 the producers decided to start from the beginning with "Casino Royale". The final scenes of the movie included stunning panoramic views of Lake Como in Italy. You can also encounter the beautiful contrast between the gorgeous blue water and rugged mountains, carved during the last ice age by powerful glaciers.

 

Our 8 day self-guided walking tour provides you with the opportunity to see Italy’s chic and charming side.

 

 

 

Goldfinger – Alps, Switzerland

Let’s face it; you can’t go wrong with Switzerland as a back-drop for a movie. The incredible natural beauty of the Swiss Alps was used during the third Bond installment "Goldfinger".

 

Our 8 day self-guided walking holiday is based in the Alpine town of Meiringen, the perfect place to be situated as you can fill a week with excellent day walks at any time of the year. Although Switzerland is visited by millions of tourists each year, Meiringen has none of the trappings of mass tourism and thankfully remains unspoiled.

 

See the real Switzerland on our “Panorama’s of the Swiss Alps” tour where you’ll experience Lakes, Gorges, Glaciers and Dramatic Alpine Scenery.