14 Stunning Destinations From HBO’s ‘Succession’ You Can Visit (Even if You Don’t Travel by Private Jet)

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Experience the lavish lifestyle of the Roy family at these stunning locations.
Updated April 11, 2024
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Spoiler alert: Season four of “Succession” kicked off with a major death, a desperate scramble for power, and all the drama fans have come to know and love since the show’s debut in 2018.

While dragging viewers through many dysfunctional, money-drenched seasons of family drama, the Roys have also hit some impeccable destinations across the world.

Here are 14 places the Roys have visited where you can travel first class using credit card points. Just leave the drama at home.

The Adirondacks

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In season two, the “Succession” crew hit up the Adirondacks in Upstate New York for a media conference at the Whiteface Lodge, a stunning resort in Lake Placid.

Fortunately, you don’t need to be a billionaire to enjoy Lake Placid, as the area boasts stunning mountain views, hiking trails, and a thriving town area full of restaurants and shops.

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Croatia’s Coast (Cavtat)

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Season two also sees the Roys, along with some of the Waystar Royco gang, vacationing (and causing their typical chaos) on a superyacht known as Solange, sailing along Croatia’s Coast.

The crew specifically spends time around Cavtat, a stunning seaside town along the country’s southern coast.

The area is more lax than nearby cities and is a great place to touch down for a relaxing getaway — even if you don’t arrive on a yacht.

Dundee, Scotland

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Logan Roy (Brian Cox) heads home to Dundee, Scotland, in season two to celebrate his milestone 50 years in the news business.

Scenes were shot in several areas of the city, which happens to be Cox’s real-life hometown.

These include the famed (and exorbitantly expensive) Gleneagles Hotel, the University of Dundee, and the V&A; Dundee, a design museum where an honorary dinner for Roy was held.

The Hamptons, New York

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“Succession” has filmed in the Hamptons — a stretch of seaside towns on Long Island’s coast known for attracting the rich and the famous — for several different scenes.

In season two, scenes in Logan’s Hamptons home were actually filmed in the former home of Henry Ford II, who was the head of Ford Motor Company, in Southampton.

The Hamptons are known as a summer getaway for many who live in NYC, and for the non-private jet owners among us, they are a relatively short trip from the city by car or train.

Herefordshire, England

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At the end of season one, Shiv Roy (Sarah Snook) and Tom Wambsgans (Matthew Macfadyen) married at a gorgeous castle estate in Herefordshire, England.

Eastnor Castle sits at the foot of the Malvern Hills and boasts gorgeous medieval-inspired architecture as well as vast, luscious grounds.

But fans of the show may have been a bit too distracted by the Roy siblings’ antics at the end of season one to pick up on the beauty.

Visitors to the area can stay at the castle or sign up for a tour of the interior or the grounds.

Iceland

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After the catastrophic end to season one, the show’s next season kicks off with Kendall Roy (Jeremy Strong) in a high-end rehab center, which was shot in Iceland.

Fortunately, you don’t need Roy money to explore many of Iceland's natural phenomena.

Many of the country’s biggest attractions — like its stunning waterfalls, glacier lagoon, and black sand beach at Reynisfjara — can be enjoyed free of charge.

Lake Como, Italy

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Known as a European escape for the rich and famous, Lake Como naturally made an appearance in “Succession” as well.

The area was featured in season three as home to one of Lukas Matsson’s (Alexander Skarsgård) private estates.

Scenes were shot in Villa La Cassinella, which is right on Lake Como and is only accessible by boat.

You don’t have to go quite so luxurious if you want to visit Lake Como yourself; however, keep in mind that this can be a pricey vacation spot no matter where you stay.

Long Island (subbing in as Hungary)

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In season two, the Roys bring some of the Waystar gang on a hunting retreat that is supposed to take place in Hungary.

In reality, it was filmed at an estate in Long Island, where you can stay overnight.

The scenes were shot at Oheka Castle in Huntington, a sweeping estate built by financier Otto Hermann more than 100 years ago.

The stunning location has a rich history of its own, but these days, it’s often rented out for weddings.

New York City

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Obviously, the majority of “Succession” takes place (or is supposed to take place) in New York City.

The cast has filmed in some of the Big Apple’s swankiest hotels, like the New York Marriott Marquis and The Plaza (which you may recognize from “Home Alone 2,” starring “Succession” star Kieran Culkin’s brother, Macaulay).

Despite how the show may make Manhattan look, there’s plenty for non-billionaires to do in the City That Never Sleeps as well.

Norway

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The Roys spent some time enjoying the breathtaking natural beauty of Norway in season four while negotiating a deal with Matsson.

The gorgeous hotel — that Roman (Culkin) and Kendall made sure to complain about — was the Juvet Landscape Hotel in Valldal, located in northwestern Norway.

While rooms at the hotel boast gorgeous views of the surrounding valley and forest and run a few hundred dollars per night, savvy travelers can enjoy Norway’s beautiful landscapes for much less.

Santa Fe, New Mexico

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In season one, the family heads to Connor Roy’s (Alan Ruck) Southwestern estate in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

The gorgeous (and enormous) Southwestern abode is actually Rancho Alegre, a private home/museum that offers incredible views of the surrounding desert and mountains.

While it does seem like a lovely place for a family retreat, you don’t have to book a massive, 11-bedroom ranch to enjoy the natural beauty, thriving arts scene, and delectable dining in Santa Fe.

Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles

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At the beginning of season four, Shiv, Roman and Kendall meet up in a beautiful mansion located in California’s Santa Monica Mountains.

The home is in Los Angeles’ Pacific Palisades neighborhood, which is known for sweeping sea views and hiking trails.

Those hoping to visit L.A. may want to stick to more affordable areas closer to hot tourist spots like the Santa Monica Pier.

Statue of Liberty Cruise

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As season four kicked off, Connor’s wedding, which was tragically disrupted by a death, was supposed to take place on a cruise sailing around the Statue of Liberty.

While Connor’s wedding plans were as extra as possible, taking a cruise from NYC that offers stunning views of the Statue of Liberty, NYC skyline, Brooklyn Bridge, and more is quite affordable (think less than $30).

Tuscany, Italy

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At the end of season three, the Roy siblings (sans Connor) head out to Tuscany for their mother Caroline’s wedding.

The wedding scenes took place at the stunning La Foce property, which was built in the late 15th century and is open for guests to book very expensive stays.

For those who don’t have Roy money, Tuscany is a beautiful vacation destination with plenty to offer travelers. It’s known for its beautiful countryside, chianti, and artistic history (particularly in Florence).

Bottom line

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While the digs the Roys stayed in will obviously cost you a pretty penny, you can book a much more affordable vacation at many of the hot spots the crew hit up for filming.

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