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Where Was Game of Thrones Filmed?

“Since it’s launch in 2011, Game of Thrones has gone on to become one of the biggest, most talked about TV shows of all time”

The epic fictional series has built up a significant fanbase over the past eight years, with many now left distraught that it has come to an end…

  • Where Was Game of Thrones Filmed?

    Since it’s launch in 2011, Game of Thrones has gone on to become one of the biggest, most talked about TV shows of all time. The epic fictional series has built up a significant fanbase over the past eight years, with many now left distraught that it has come to an end.

    If you’re an avid Game of Thrones Fan and you’re not quite ready to leave the series behind, why not pay a visit to some of the places it was filmed? Take a look below to see the filming destinations you can visit through TUI.

    Northern Ireland

    Northern Ireland played a significant role in Game of Thrones, with several locations across the country used during filming. So, before jetting off to the more exotic filming locations, why not start your experience by visiting one of the sites closer to home?

    Castle Ward, owned by the National Trust, is one of the more significant locations you won’t want to miss. This striking 18th century mansion is situated in Stangford, and its historic farmyard was the site of Winterfell in season one. It is also home to the Whispering Wood which also featured in the epic series.

    Croatia

    King’s Landing is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities in Game of Thrones. You get to see it up close if you head to Croatia. The stunning city of Dubrovnik is home to the stunning Red Keep, as well as the House of the Undying. You can take Game of Thrones themed tours in the city, making it a must for your filming location bucket list.

    When you’ve finished exploring the picturesque city, you can kick back and relax on its beaches. Or take a day trip to one of the beautiful surrounding islands.

    Browse our great range of Dubrovnik holidays today.

    Morocco

    If you fancy jetting off a little further afield, Morocco is a great choice. Two locations in this exotic country were used in Game of Thrones. These being the breathtaking fortified ancient city of Ait Benhaddau and the historical city of Essaouira.

    You can take a day trip to Ait Benhaddau if you base your holiday in Marrakech. The famous clay city has been around for centuries and it was used as the filming location for the Yellow City of Yunkai. It is situated between the Sahara and Marrakech. As well as being the filming location of Game of Thrones, it has also been used in 20 different films.

    On your visit to the city, it’s well worth climbing to the top. Where you’ll be able to see in all directions for miles. After enjoying a fascinating day exploring the city, you can then get back to your Marrakesh hotel. 

    Take a look at our Marrakesh holidays today.  

    Spain  

    The Game of Throne cast and crew filmed throughout many locations in Spain. So, when you see those sunnier scenes, there’s a high chance you’re looking at some of the most beautiful Spanish scenery.

    While many of the Kings Landing buildings were filmed in Croatia, some were also filmed in Spain. The scene featuring the impressive Palatial ancestral home of Samwell Tarly is the remarkable Castell de Santa Florentina. This castle is situated in beautiful Catalonia and open every Saturday. Other locations used for filming include Seville, San Juan de Gaztelugatxe and Zumaia.

    Why not take a look at our full range of Spain holidays today and plan a Game of Thrones related road trip?

Author: Charlotte Brenner

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