These are the locations you’re looking for! As the world prepares for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, here’s a guide to the series’ most famous settings and where you can pay homage
A must on the travel itinerary of any Star Wars fan is the desert planet of Tatooine, the setting for Luke Skywalker’s formative pre-Jedi years. Currently, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advises against travelling to Tunisia, the location for many of the planet’s exterior scenes (such as Luke’s family home). However, Death Valley in the US was also used as a backdrop for the planet, and visitors who stop at the Ranch at Furnace Creek Inn (doubles from $119) can follow the same trail to Jabba The Hutt’s Palace taken by R2-D2 and C-3PO in Return Of The Jedi.