Where was No Time to Die filmed? Guide to ALL the Filming Locations in Italy

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The Bond 25 movie No Time to Die is Daniel Craig's final appearance as 007 after playing Ian Fleming's character in Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace, Skyfall, and Spectre.

As with any Bond film, the franchise is a globetrotter. No Time to Die was filmed in six different countries: Italy, Jamaica, England, Scotland, Norway, and the Faroe Islands.

Ana de Armas as the Bond Girl

The veteran English actor, who used to perform some of his own stunts, had to cut back on doing any dangerous scenes as he is still suffering from his injuries on Spectre (2015).

His wife, the also popular actress Rachel Weisz (The Constant Gardener, The Mummy), has allegedly nicknamed big action movie shoots as the boxing ring and doesn't want him in pain again.

Léa Seydoux, who also appeared in the last Bond film, plays Bond's love interest, Dr. Madeleine Swann.

Welcome to the best guide to the filming locations of No Time to Die that you can find. We have everything right here.


No Time to Die cabin lake
The movie opens with a flashback sequence in a cabin near a frozen lake with a young Madeleine Swann.

Local press reported that the house was purpose-built for the shot on the shore of Langevann Lake in Nittedal, located just 20 miles away from Oslo in Norway.

On the other hand, Berkshire Live informed that the scene of the cabin was also filmed in Buttersteep Forest and Swinley Forest in England, which both belong to the Windsor Crown Estate.
(You can open all the locations on Google Maps by clicking on the links below in the captions ↴)
Image courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer - Maps: Lake / Forest

No Time to Die in Italy

James Bond Beach
The scene where Madeleine is swimming in a rocky cove was filmed at the Spiaggia Cent'Ammari, a beach located in the Italian town of Maratea in the southern region of Basilicata.
Image courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer - Map


Torre dei Crivi
In the next scene, the couple is driving a winding road along the coast, the SS18 between Sapri and Acquafredda.

The scenic spot pictured is Torre dei Crivi, a 16th-century defensive tower that appears again at the end of the film.
Image courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer - Map


No Time to Die Italy
The historic center of Matera is a UNESCO World Heritage Site featuring unique and ancient Sassi (carved white stone houses).

However, this is a fictionalized version of the city, with elements like the aqueduct, pictured on the left, CGI'd into the scene from another town called Gravina di Puglia.

Matera was also the central location used as the Amazons' city in Themyscira Island where Wonder Woman was filmed.
Image courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Google Maps


Bond apartment in Italy
After leaving the 1987 Aston Martin DB5 at 143 Via Bruno Buozzi, Madeleine and James go up the street called Via Muro.

The upper scene was filmed where the luxury Palazzo del Duca Matera hotel is located.

The gate of the room where they seem to stay, pictured in the image beneath, is the Bella Vista holiday house.
Image courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer - Maps: Car drop / Bella Vista


James Bond Hotel room in Matera
If you are looking for the elegant hotel with a balcony overlooking Matera, featured in the movie, forget about it.

The whole room of Bond's romantic getaway was built at the Belvedere di Piazza Giovanni Pascoli, a viewpoint located next to Palazzo Lanfranchi.

The structure was disassembled after the filming was wrapped up.
Image courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer - Map


Gravina di Puglia bridge
The next morning, James crosses the bridge on his way to the cemetery.

This section of the movie was filmed at Ponte Acquedotto. This is a well-preserved bridge of Roman origins in Gravina di Puglia, situated about 16 miles northwest of Matera.
Image courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer - Map


Archaeological Park of Botromagno
The cemetery where James visits Vesper Lynd's tomb is half located at the Archaeological Park of Botromagno in Gravina di Puglia, and the other half is back in Matera, in an area across the Gravina River gorge called Murgia Timone.

These scenes contain a lot of CGI. Most of the cemetery's mausoleums and tombs were digitally added to the landscape.
Image courtesy of MGM - Maps: Botromagno / Murgia Timone


Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista
After the bridge scene with the Lancia Thesis car, the action goes back to the streets of Matera.

According to Jalopnik, the motorcycle stunt jumping near Matera Cathedral in Piazza Duomo was performed for real, as many fans captured the images on set.

The car chase scene starts at Piazza San Pietro Caveoso and goes through Via Madonna delle Virtù. The sheep herd scene was filmed at San Pietro Barisano Square.

The ambush was filmed at the square where is located the Church of Saint John Baptist, pictured.
Image courtesy of MGM - Maps: Cathedral / Sheep Square / San Giovanni


Train Station in Sapri
The train station was filmed in Sapri, the last town in Campania in the province of Salerno, located about 125 miles from Matera.
Image courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer - Map


Secret MI6 laboratory London
The interior of the secret MI6 laboratory in London was probably filmed at the Albert R. Broccoli 007 Stage in Pinewood Studios.

The skyscraper from the establishing shot, located in Blackfriars in central London, was added to the cityscape via CGI.

The No Time to Die house in Jamaica

No Time to Die cabin Jamaica
Five years later, Bond is retired, living in a large cabin on the north coast of Jamaica.

According to Architectural Digest, the house was built on a spectacular lagoon for the shoot.

The precise location of this set was never revealed. One of our readers commented that the cabin was located at the GoldenEye resort in St Mary. This luxury resort is built around Ian Fleming's villa, GoldenEye.

What has been confirmed is that the shots of the waterfront of the house were filmed at Frenchman's Cove and San San Beach near Port Antonio and dismantled after filming was finished.
Image courtesy of Metro Goldwyn Mayer - Map


Jamaica Port Antonio
IMDb reported that the exterior scenes in Jamaica were filmed in Allan Avenue (Bond driving the Land Rover), Harbour Street, Williams Street, and West Street in Port Antonio.

Nomi picks up Bond near Piggy's Jerk Center restaurant.
Image courtesy of Metro Goldwyn Mayer - Map


Cuba hotel Spectre
Due to U.S. legislation, the scenes taking place in Cuba were also filmed in Jamaica.

The Spectre meeting in an ancient hotel in La Havana was a composite set also built in Jamaica.

The scene of the arrival of Bond and Nomi in Cuba was filmed at Kingston Freeport Terminal, but the hydroplane's harbor is the Boundbrook Wharf in Port Antonio.
Image courtesy of Metro Goldwyn Mayer - Maps: Kingston / Harbor


Keine Zeit zu sterben drehort
In the second part of the film, Bond returns to the MI6 headquarters in London, this time located at the real Ministry of Defence building in Whitehall.

The short street scene with Madeleine and the cavalry riding was filmed at The Mall near the Duke of York Monument.
Image courtesy of Metro Goldwyn Mayer - Maps: Ministry of Defence / The Mall


Project Heracles
M and Bond meet at the Lower Mall with the Hammersmith Bridge in the background.
Image courtesy of MGM - Map


James Bond Atlantic Ocean Road
Bond tracks Madeleine to her childhood home in a remote area in Norway, filmed in Langevann Lake.

The driving shots were recorded along the scenic Atlantic Ocean Road (Atlanterhavsveien), which runs through an archipelago in Averøy connecting with the mainland at Eide.
Image courtesy of Metro Goldwyn Mayer - Map


Cairngorms National Park
The Courier reported that the car chase scenes were shot at the Cairngorms National Park area in Aviemore and the Ardverikie House Estate in the Scottish Highlands.

Nomi picks up Bond on a road in the Creag Meagaidh area and they drive through the road near Loch Laggan, both located east of the Cairngorms.

The RAF Brize Norton in Carterton, Oxfordshire, doubled as the NATO airbase in Norway.
Image courtesy of Metro Goldwyn Mayer - Maps: The Cairngorms / Airbase


No Time to Die Island
The aerial shots of the disputed island between Japan and Russia were filmed on the remote Kalsoy Island in the Faroe Islands.

The local press reported that the crew used the small settlement of Trøllanes as a base. This village surrounded by beautiful wild nature is inhabited just by 23 souls and a bunch of sheep.

The naval base was added using visual effects. The boat from which the missiles are launched is the HMS Dragon, a destroyer built for the Royal Navy, launched in 2008.
Image courtesy of Metro Goldwyn Mayer - Map


Valdo Obruchev missile base
The interior rooms of Safin’s missile base, mixing Japanese and Brutalist architecture, are sets built at Pinewood Studios.

The main cast is completed by Cuban-born actress Ana de Armas (Blade Runner 2049) as Paloma. She was personally hand-picked for this role by Daniel Craig after working together in Knives Out, the house-themed film.

Rami Malek (Mr. Robot, Bohemian Rhapsody) plays the bad guy, Safin. Ralph Fiennes reprises his role as M, the head of MI6.

Lashana Lynch (Maria Rambeau in Captain Marvel) is Nomi, the new 007 agent, and Ben Whishaw (Perfume, Fargo) plays MI6's gadget master, Q.

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5 comments:

1- Anonymous - Dec 20, 2021, 1:57 PM
The lockup where Bond picks up his car in London is located under the railway arches near Waterloo, right next to Archbishops Park. He drives out through a pretty dingy car park that you can access just where Centaur Street meets Carlisle Lane in SE1: 51.4984082, -0.1148200

2- Anonymous - Jan 7, 2022, 8:20 PM
Bonds house in Jamaica was not built for the film - it is part of the Goldeneye resort located in St Mary (The resort is built around Ian Flemings house Goldeneye). The Cuban hotel and street scenes were done on set in the UK.

3- Anonymous - Jan 16, 2022, 9:44 AM
"Bonds house in Jamaica was not built for the film - it is part of the Goldeneye resort located in St Mary (The resort is built around Ian Flemings house Goldeneye)..."

WRONG! Bond's beach house set was built from scratch on a private beach called San San Beach in Port Antonio, Jamaica. After filming the set was dismantled. Goldeneye resort was only used for the press conference on April 25, 2019.

4- Lel - May 1, 2022, 12:44 PM
The cabin near the frozen lake - a dummy of this may have been built in Swinley Forest in Bracknell, England. Eye witness report.

5- Anonymous - Sep 5, 2022, 12:22 AM
The '87 Aston Martin mentioned in the opening sequence in Matera is the '64 (or '63?) DB5, the main iconic Bond car. The '87 V8 Vantage is the vehicle Bond pulls out of storage and drives to Whitehall or wherever in London, and what Madeline and Matilde drive off into the sunset at the end.


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