by Shabana Adam |
Follow Bella and Edward around the world from the depths of the Amazon rainforest to the green hills of Ireland in search of vampire allies and amazing film set.
The Volturi Coven – Tuscany, ItalyHome of the ancient society of Vampires known only as the Volturi, this coven enforce the laws of the vampire world at their base in central Italy. The Twilight film crew paid a visit to Sienna and Umbria to film the most dramatic scenes of the second movie in the franchise New Moon, using some of the provinces most beautiful landmark renaissance buildings and churches to set the stage.
Why not visit the ‘set’ and take a trip to stunning Tuscany, worlds away from the rat race, you can enjoy the real Italian countryside in as much isolation as you like, if that’s not your cup of coffee, there are loads of Piazza’s hidden in the rolling hills to go vampire hunting.
Visit Tuscany with Cresta – 3 nights in Sienna from £231 per person:
Staying at the 4-star Garden Hotel in Siena on bed and breakfast, flying with British Airways from London Heathrow on 8th April 2013.
The Amazon Coven – Brazil This secretive Vampire clan roam the Amazon jungle in complete isolation and prefer to stay away from humans – only when they’re not hungry!
Newlyweds Edward and Bella spent their fictional honeymoon in the Romanic city of Rio and the Twilight stars R-Patz and K-Stew caused quite a stir when they arrived in the capital city to film part one of the final film in the series. Fans keen to stalk the stars can head to the Copacabana Palace where Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart stayed while filming key scenes.
Visit Brazil with Thomas Cook Signature - 7 nights in Rio de Janeiro from £1,179 per person:
Staying at the 4 star Windsor Excelsior Hotel in Rio de Janeiro on bed and breakfast, flying with KLM Airways from London Heathrow on 20th January 2013.
The Olympic Coven – Forks, WashingtonBack to the home of our favorite vampires, the Cullens, also known as the Olympic Coven. Visit the capital of Washington State, Seattle, best known for its Space Needle, coffee houses and being one of America’s most family-friendly cities. Take a trip up to Fork’s and the beautiful national park of La Push, but allow a full day for a visit as it’s a three hour drive from Seattle.
Vancouver serves as the back drop for the beautiful forest scenery in all five of the Twilight films and you can get lost in the true romance of this fascinating city. Nature meets progress in Vancouver and those looking for a city with a difference will love its quirky ways.
Visit Vancouver with Thomas Cook Signature – 6 nights in Vancouver from £987 per person:
Staying at the 3 star Sandman Suites On Davie in Vancouver on bed and breakfast, flying with British Airways from London Heathrow on 13th January 2013.
Visit Seattle with Thomas Cook Signature – 7 nights in Seattle from £886 per person:
Staying at the 3 star Coast Bellevue Hotel in Seattle on room only, flying with US Airways from London Gatwick on 27th January 2013.
The Egyptian Coven – Egypt Located somewhere in Egypt this Twilight clan are the oldest in existence, which is most likely why they hail from one of the oldest civilizations on earth.
Just a five hour flight from the UK, Egypt has everything, from a fantastic year-round climate and an abundance of ancient sites to explore, to the modern resorts on the Red Sea Riviera with their unbelievably clear blue waters that provide spectacular snorkeling and diving opportunities.
Cruise the Nile, taking in sights such as Karnak and Luxor and the Valleys of the Kings and Queens or relax in the Red Sea Riviera resort of Sharm El Sheikh.
Visit Egypt with Thomas Cook Holidays – 7 night Egyptian Cruise from £487 per person:
Jewels of the Nile Cruise on the 4-star Sunrise MS Semiramis on full board from Manchester on 2nd January 2013.
Visit Egypt with Airtours – 7 nights in Egypt from £469 per person:
Staying at the 4-star Savita Resort & Spa in Sharm el Sheikh on all-inclusive, flying from London Gatwick on 29th November 2013.
The Denali Coven – AlaskaThe Cullen families closest allies and cousins the Denali Coven made their home in Alaska not surprising considering America's most North state enjoys 67 days of night every year – perfect for a vampire.
Visit one of the most beautiful and remote destinations in the world and witness snow-capped peaks, remote fjords, and the ice-etched beauty of the Alaskan wilderness and the Rockies heartland.
Visit Alaska and The Rockies with Thomas Cook Tours – 15-day The Majestic Rockies & Alaska Cruise from £2,725 per person:
2 nights in Banff, 2 nights in Jasper, 1 night in Sun Peaks, 1 night in Vancouver and 7 nights cruising the inside Passage, package includes all accommodation on various board basis, transfer and flights with Air Canada from London Heathrow - various travel dates available.
The Irish Coven – IrelandThe Cullen’s European support hails from the Emerald Island, civilized and trustworthy, the Irish Clan prove very valuable to the final stages of the Twilight Saga story.
Visit Irelands capital Dublin, with an illustrious history and a young-at-heart attitude, the city is a dynamic cultural hub with all the right ingredients – from the literary heritage, to enjoying the ‘craic’ in the pubs and clubs around Temple Bar.
Break out from Dublin and visit County Cork. From lively Cork, one for Europe’s ‘hippest’ cities, to the coastal town of Kinsale with its rolling meadows, rocky headlands, magnificent beaches and secret coves, Ireland has so much to offer.
Visit Dublin with Cresta – 3 nights in Dublin from £167 per person:
Staying at the 3-star Beresford Hotel in Dublin on bed and breakfast, flying with British Airways from London Heathrow on 17th December 2012.
Visit Cork with Cresta – 2 nights in Cork from £251 per person:
Staying at the Hotel Isaacs Cork in Cork City on bed and breakfast, flying with Aer Lingus from London Gatwick – price valid up to March 2013.
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