Travel Fun: Free Walking Tours — Best Sightseeing Scoops Behind Netflix Films And Series
Are you Europe bound? In July, warm up to the coolest new walking tours in Paris, Madrid and London that spotlight favorite places showcased in many popular Netflix movies and series. This exclusive, week-long event, starting on the 11th, launches free, two-hour experiences led by local English-speaking guides — a fun fan synergy of screen and street. Get the scoop on behind-the-scenes details, while photographing iconic landmarks and scenery. Netflix has earned applause for its commitment to programming that incorporates passion for travel, dazzling destinations, cultural touchpoints, historical highlights and foodie fascinations — all of which drives tourism, increasing interest in global wanderlust, and has inspired the creation of these Netflix-themed city strolls. Check out netflix.neweuropetours.eu/ for booking info.
Paris: City of Lights, Action, Camera!
Meet at the pond in gloriously floral Luxembourg Gardens, in front of the Luxembourg Palace, built in 1625. The ooh-la-la tour embraces locations from Netflix’s Emily in Paris, Lupin and Notre Dame: La Part du Feu. Explore the lively Latin Quarter, as well as Île de la Cité’s Notre Dame Cathedral area, the masterpiece Panthéon (which holds the remains of notable Marie Curie, Victor Hugo, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Voltaire and Émile Zola) and picturesque Pont Neuf — the oldest standing bridge across the Seine River in Paris.
Madrid: Center of Cinematic Drama
Meet on Plaza de España in Central Madrid. The eye-opening tour weaves in whereabouts from Netflix’s Money Heist, Cable Girls, Elite and Valeria productions. Explore Gran Vía (the city’s most famous street), Plaza Callao (the pulse of theatrical and filmic creativity) and Chueca (a vibrant neighborhood brimming with boutiques, cafés and nightlife). Learn about Madrid’s riveting role in filmmaking during the roaring 1920s, the alluring 1950s and the Movida Madrileña, an impactful 1980s movement.
London: Hot Spot of Spectacular Stories
Meet on the pavement of The Mall in front of Lancaster House, a legendary mansion in the St. James district of London’s West End, for a stoked saunter that illuminates scintillating scenarios from Netflix’s Anatomy of a Scandal, Enola Holmes, Bridgerton, The Crown and Top Boy. Explore Piccadilly Circus (a major traffic circle linking blocks of entertaining and shopping extravaganzas), Leicester Square (chock-full of bars, clubs, eateries, stores and theaters) and Covent Garden (offering award-winning restaurants, beauty boutiques, high fashion and theaters galore). Hear plenty about the UK’s remarkable entertainment industry.