10 Stunning Movie Locations You Don’t Want to Miss

No matter where the destinations, we always seem to find ourselves remembering some of our favorite movies scenes. Each and every one of the landscapes we visit while we travel can transport us to a moment in a film, this is because the movies are a big part of our lives.

Despite the Oscars being over, we wanted to bring you these ten incredible movie locations that can definitely make you feel like you are living as one of their characters. Even if you don’t enjoy each of Hollywood box office films, you can always enjoy the enchanted places they selected to bring the movie magic to life.


1. Miami, Moonlight

You can visit Virginia Key Beach or even the renowned Jimmy’s East Slide diner from the Oscar-winner film Moonlight. And if you like, you can meet an extra from the movie and learn a little bit of Miami’s African American history.


2. Los Angeles, La La Land

Become Oscar-winner actress Emma Stone’s character in the romantic movie La La Land. Experience the side of being a young actor struggling in Hollywood; visit the locations from the movie, check out a Hollywood set and many more incredible opportunities.


3. Coastal New England, Manchester by the Sea

You can experience New England’s charming seaside by staying in some of America's top Relais & Chateaux properties, go fishing in its amazing waters and explore Manchester by the Sea by land and sea.


4. Washington, DC and Virginia, Hidden Figures

Love the movie Hidden Figures? Imagine seeing the location where the real West Computers worked every day? We can make it a reality. You can immerse yourself in the history of the space program at NASA facility in coastal Virginia. Plus, head to Washington DC to learn incredible real facts at the Museum of African American History and Culture.


5. Hawaii, Moana

If you enjoy this wonderful animation, now is the time to bring your family to Hawaii and recreate Moana’s adventure. Kayak through the beautiful turquoise waters, take a helicopter ride to the top of a volcano and submerge in the real lifestyle of the Polynesian people.


6. United Kingdom, Harry Potter  

Harry Potter fans don’t have to travel in a magical train to make it to Hogwarts. The film creators used many different locations throughout the UK, including the Christ Church College in Oxford, as the site for the great dining hall.  


7. New Zealand, The Lord of the Rings

If you ever wanted to get a sense of the Hobbit life, then you must pay Matamata a visit. This stunningly pastoral village is situated in the North of the Island (New Zealand) and you can still find the Shire there. In no time you will feel like your standing in The Lord of the Rings “Middle Earth”.   


8. Morocco, Gladiator

This UNESCO World Heritage site in Morocco served as the scenario for the Oscar-winning movie Gladiator, starring Russell Crowe. The town of Aït Ben Haddou is where the Roman soldier Maximus (Crowe) was sold into slavery.


9. Scotland, Skyfall

The James Bond franchise let us into the characters childhood home in the movie Skyfall and you can make it there too. Even though the actual home was built somewhere else, you can still visit the films location in Glencoe, a mystical land in the Highlands of Scotland.    


10. Sicily, The Godfather

Everyone can remember the classic 1973 movie The Godfather, one of director’s Francis Ford Coppola masterpieces. If you want to visit Vito Corleone’s Sicily, then Savoca and Forza d’Agro, near the city of Taormina is where you should go. The small village in Savoca (Sicily) is where they filmed the wedding of Michael Corleone (Al Pacino) to his beloved Apollonia.   


If you couldn’t find any of your favorite movie destinations in our list, make sure to contact us to custom design a trip made for the film of your choice.

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