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Following The “Game Of Thrones” Across Europe

By on July 13, 2016

Winter is coming!
Ok, not really, but we still LOVE “Game of Thrones”. The epic series features a backdrop of some of Europe’s most breathtaking natural landscapes, and as true fans, we are following in Jon Snow’s footsteps, and discovering the real life filming locations of the show.
Are you ready? Start planning your perfect trip in Europe!

Dubrovnik, Croatia (King’s Landing) – Croatia is one of those destinations that captures your imagination and take your breath away, and Dubrovnik is its crown jewel. The old town is magical, boasting old baroque building, narrow cobbled streets and surrounded by ancient city walls, castles and a glistening blue ocean. Dubrovnik plays out as King’s landing in the show and you can take a walking tour in the city following the show’s major sites!
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Belfast, Northern Ireland (Winterfell) – Moving from sunny Croatia to Norther Ireland reveals some dramatic landscape, windy lush green hills and ancient castles. You can take a Game of Thrones tour from Belfast and explore Winterfell, the caves where Melisandre of Asshai gave birth, Brienne’s Tree Branch and many, many more cool locations. The scenery is as impressive in real life as it is on the screen.

Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

Reykjavik, Iceland (Behind the wall, home to the white walkers) – The capital of Iceland is like the little engine that could! This small town is familiar and friendly as it is energetic and exciting. There are cozy cafes, great restaurants, street art, cool musical acts, museum and vibrant nightlife. Other than that, Reykjavík is the starting point for many adventures, so you can take a tour to explore Jon Snow’s glacier journey, and many other scenes that where shot at Þingvellir national park, Myvatn, the Hengill volcanic crater and Þórsárdalur valley.

 Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon, Iceland

Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon, Iceland

Girona, Spain (Braavos) – Spain is full of Game of Thrones locations. Girona is majestic and medieval, full of Gothic churches and cobbled narrow lanes. This historic town serves as Braavos in Games of Thrones.

View of the medieval town of Besalu, Girona, Spain

View of the medieval town of Besalu, Girona, Spain

Seville, Spain (Water Gardens of Dorne) – According to legend, Seville was founded by none other than Hercules. Located on the Guadalquivir river banks, Seville is a product of its rich history – Moorish, medieval and Roman. Seville’s Alcázar is a sight to behold. This Moorish palace was built in the 1300s and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. This historic monument will take your breath away. This amazing palace is the perfect location to serve as the Water Gardens of Dorne where the Martell in the capital, Lanza del Sol, lives.

Gardens of Alcázar, Spain

Gardens of Alcázar, Spain

mossy landscape of Eldhraun at sunrise in Iceland

mossy landscape of Eldhraun at sunrise in Iceland

 Historic architecture of Kastel Gomilica, Split, Croatia

Historic architecture of Kastel Gomilica, Split, Croatia

 Patio in Royal Alcazars of Seville, Spain

Patio in Royal Alcazars of Seville, Spain

 

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