Our pick of the best travel movies and series will bring you on a European romantic adventure (Before Sunrise) or to the slums of India (Slumdog Millionaire). If you’re looking for travel movies to watch on Netflix, consider this your ultimate guide.
Our top picks will inspire you to visit new places, dive into new adventures and discover places you never knew existed…
Travel-Inspired Movies To Watch On Netflix
1. The Beach (2000)
Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss. Excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.
2. Before Sunrise (1995)
A young man and woman meet on a train in Europe, and wind up spending one evening together in Vienna. Unfortunately, both know that this will probably be their only night together.
3. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
A Mumbai teenager reflects on his life after being accused of cheating on the Indian version of “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?”
4. Wild (2014)
A chronicle of one woman’s one thousand one hundred mile solo hike undertaken as a way to recover from a recent personal tragedy.
5. Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)
A writer impulsively buys a villa in Tuscany in order to change her life. You’ll be hit with instant wanderlust for Italy!
6. The Way (2010)
A father heads overseas to recover the body of his estranged son who died while traveling the “El camino de Santiago,” and decides to take the pilgrimage himself.
7. The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
The dramatisation of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life’s calling. Consider your roadtrip wanderlust ready to hit.