Most probably, ‘An Evening in Paris’ is the first film where we experienced Paris. Later some parts we saw in the legendary Yash Chopra’s movies and then the Europe tour continued with Karan Johar’s movies. We all love Bollywood movies and they have the magic to turn any location into a tourist place. The charm of European location we see in the movies always makes us spellbind and we care to experience it once in a lifetime. Here we have presented some of the most popular Destinations in Europe where Bollywood movies shot which will make you book a Europe travel package and explore some of these locations on your own.
Switzerland is beautifully introduced to us by Yash Chopra. It started from ‘Faasle’ & ‘Chandni’ and later lake Alpenrausch, Switzerland can be found in almost all of his movies like Parampara, ‘Darr’, ‘Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge’, ‘Bachna Ae Haseeno’, and Dhoom 3. You will be surprised to know that, this beautiful Lake in Switzerland is renamed as Chopra Lake. Apart from that, ‘Yes Boss’, ‘Biwi No.1’, ‘Ajnabee’, etc. also shot in Switzerland.
We all introduced by the Trafalgar Square, London from Amrish Puris’s Kabootar scene, and various other scenes in DDLJ, Hrithik’s dance in Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, Shahrukh’s Chhalla song from ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’, Houseful movie series, and Ranbir’s romantic moments in ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ all makes all the Indian audience totally gaga over this place.
Paris is famous for its scenic beauty and romantic appeal. Most of the romantic movies shot in this romantic city. The world-famous Eiffel Tower we have seen in many movies like Raj Kapoor’s Sangam, Shammi Kapoor’s An Evening in Paris, the recently we have seen the picturesque beauty of Paris in Queen, Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani, Befikre, and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.
Remember Tamasha movie and Deepika’s dialogue – ‘What happens in Corsica stays in Corsica’? Corsica became instant hit choice for Indian audience after this. Unlike the usual places in France, we get to know about an island Corsica which was introduced to us by Imtiaz Ali. We got the chance to experience the true flavor of France at various beautiful locations in Corsica like Hotel Demeure Castel Brando, Restonica Valley, Grotte di Bonifacio, and Bastia.
Belgium is one of the perfect holiday destinations for tourists. The beauty of Belgium we have seen in movie PK. Most of its romantic scenes shot in Bruges in Belgium including the song Chaar Kadam. We can see Anushka and Sushant’s chemistry in some of the beautiful places of Bruges like the Sint-Jorisstraat, Market Square, and the Beguinage.
There no doubt that Imtiaz Ali would be the best travel partner as he has introduced so many beautiful destinations beautifully in his movies. Prague is another magnificent European destination we have seen in his movies. Gothic views, cobblestone paths, and various alluring sites like Vrtba Gardens, Karlstejn Castle, Sychrov Castle, and Charles Bridge, etc. have seen in Ranbeer and Nargis starrer Rockstar. Apart from Rockstar, we have also seen Vrtba Gardens in Prague in Jab Harry Met Sejal.
Another country Bollywood seems to like obsessed with is Amsterdam. There are so many famous movies shot in various locations in Amsterdam. Amsterdam is known for its magnificent beauty and it has the most romantic backdrops for love stories. First, it was introduced to the Indian audiences in Saif and Rani starrer movie Hum Tum. Queen, Jab Harry Met Sejal, and Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety were also filmed in Amsterdam.
Austria is another paradise in Europe and it is also introduced by Bollywood movies to the Indian audiences. Various alluring views we have seen in Salman Khan and Katrina’s Yuvraaj and Tiger Zinda Hai. Most of the parts of Yuvraj were filmed in Austria and Dil Diyan Gallan song from Tiger Zinda Hai and Bulleya song from Ae Dil Hai Mushkil was shot in the Austrian capital Vienna.
First, we have seen some charming locations of Budapest in the blockbuster romantic flick Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam. It was showed Italy in the movie but actually, it was Budapest, Hungary. In the climax scene in the movie, the locations like the Royal Hungarian Opera House and the Széchenyi Chain Bridge etched in the hearts of the audiences. Apart from that, Sushant and Kriti’s Raabta is also filmed in various locations of Budapest like Heroes Square, Callas Café, and Keleti Train Station.
Greece is a majestic paradise in Europe having tons of alluring locations to explore. Many Bollywood movies showed the scenic beauty of Greece beautifully. We have seen romantic chemistry between Shahrukh and Rani in Chalte Chalte in Mykonos Island in Greece. Athens, Santorini, and Rhodes are also popular locations in Greece which we have seen in many chartbusters like Swag Se Karenge Sabka Swagat from Tiger Zinda Hai, Dil Leke from Wanted, Mehrban from Bang Bang, Chaliya Chaliya from Tashan, and the remake of Dheere Dheere starring Hrithik Roshan and Sonam Kapoor.
Until we have seen Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara we can’t have any idea that Spain could be this beautiful and mesmerizing too. The three friends’ journey took from Barcelona to Costa Brava to Buñol en route Seville and then to Pamplona. This movie featured some of the best and scenic landscapes of Spain. After watching that movie we all want to take a road trip to Spain with our beasties. Another fact is that, after this movie, Spain witnessed 70% growth in Europe tour.
Europe is so beautiful and you can’t even imagine, until the time you’ve explored it! You can check various Europe packages as per your choice and budget to explore its charm.