Travel documentaries

All aboard! Join a star-studded cast of travel guides as they take you to some of the most remote and fascinating corners of the globe. BBC Select is the home for travel shows that explore amazing places around the world and introduce you to the people, places, culture and history that makes them so special.

Paris and Normandy with Steve Brown

Paris and Normandy with Steve Brown

Former Paralympian Steve Brown heads to France to encounter unique people, history, places and cultures while travelling through some stunning landscapes. Steve travels to Paris to see how the City of Lights is preparing for this summer’s Olympic Games, followed by the fascinating landscapes of Normandy in Northern France, on a trip exploring the extraordinary history of the region.

Griff's Canadian Adventure

Griff's Canadian Adventure

Beloved British comedian and travel enthusiast Griff Rhys Jones is on an epic journey across Canada as he explores the nation’s cultures and traditions. From the rugged Atlantic Coast of Newfoundland to Vancouver in the Pacific Northwest, each episode will see Griff under go a challenge to truly experience each province, with a little help from locals and experts he meets along the way.

Grand Indian Hotel

Grand Indian Hotel

Enjoy an exclusive stay at some of the most jaw-dropping hotels in India, run by the award-winning luxury Oberoi Hotel Group, as they open their doors to cameras for the very first time. Witness unprecedented opulence, glamor and the extraordinary lengths hotel staff go to in the name of ‘guest obsession’ which aims to offer the very highest level of personal service.

The Travel Show

The Travel Show

Join the Travel Show team on a journey of discovery as they explore new destinations around the globe and uncover hidden sides to some of the world’s favourite vacation hotspots. Encounter unique people, places and cultures and experience stunning landscapes, bustling cities and incredible adventures in the planet’s most fascinating locales.

Inside The Ritz Hotel

Inside The Ritz Hotel

The Ritz opens its doors, allowing us to see the workings of one of the world’s most luxurious hotels. For over a century, this rarified London icon has been synonymous with opulence and extravagant cuisine. Celebrities love it, royalty graces its hallowed halls and billionaires frequently drop in. How does one of the most traditional hotels in the world stand out from the rest?