Quantum of Solace

A travel guide for the fans of Quantum of Solace

Quantum of Solace is a movie which gives you a lot of information about various fascinating locations in the world. Most of the scenes of the movie are filmed in Italy, London, Austria, and Chile.

Lake Garda is one of the most attractive places in northern Italy. The road chase, when Bond delivers Mr. White to the secret MI6 lair is filmed alongside Lake Garda, which is the largest lake in Italy. This lake is a major tourist destination as it has several exclusive hotels and resorts along its coast.

This chase goes on to the eastern shore of the lake at the village of Malcesine. Other scenes of chase are filmed in the north of the lake at Riva del Garda, and south along the western shore toward Salò. Riva del Garda is a town in the Trentino, which is northern Italian province.

The scenes of Bond where he meets up with his old friend, Mathis, and drinks wine on the terrace are filmed at Torre di Talamonaccio, which is a tower near Grosseto, in the south of Tuscany. This tower is available to rent, which means you can spend a lot of time there. The tower has a private docking area where you could park your speedboat like Bond does in the film.

Most of the street scenes of the movie are filmed in the atmospheric colonial quarter of Casco Viejo in Panama City. Casco Viejo has many restaurants and bars and houses. In addition to this, this area is a network of Spanish mansions, cobbled lanes, and many more.

Andean Grand Hotel, which is shown in the film, is actually the National Institute of Culture on Plaza de Francia. This institute was built in 1931 to house the Supreme Court of Justice. In the movie, the Haitian scenes are filmed in Colon, which is the area where the crime rate is very high. Colon is located at the Caribbean end of the Panama Canal. The scene in which Bond first encounters Dominic Greene is filmed at the waterfront docks in Colon.

The scene in which Bond and Mitchell realize the extent of the mysterious organization is filmed in the most northern of the Water Gardens. In addition, the entrance into which Bond is driven is located on Burwood Place, which is a private estate.

The scene in which Bond drives into Siena after running away from his pursuers is filmed in Via di Salicotto hotel in Italy, which is southeast from the Piazza del Campo. Piazza del Campo is the beautiful public space of the historic center of Siena where the occasion of the Palio di Siena is held twice a year. The footage of this horse race can be seen in the film.

The chase across the tiles is filmed on the rooftops of Siena. The scene of the government office in which the Minister summons M is filmed at the Reform Club, 104 Pall Mall in London. In a word Quantum of Solace is a good movie and a complete travel guide.

Date posted: 16th May, 2013

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