If you haven’t heard of Game of thrones yet, chances are you’re living under a rock. Easily the most popular TV show on planet earth, it follows three intense and interconnected stories about the civil war between the noble families of Westeros, the story of one of the last descendants from the previous royal family and the rise of a forgotten race that is hellbent on destruction from the north!
The show has been filmed across Scotland, Croatia, Malta, Morocco, Iceland, Northern Ireland and Spain and the amazing locations that are shown throughout the show are something that are even more surreal and mesmerizing in real life.
So with the much awaited 7th season of GoT now underway, we thought now would be a great time to look at some of the most beautiful locations from the show that you can visit this summer.
The Doune Castle is probably one of the most significant locations of the entire tv show. This medieval castle is located in the Stirling district of central Scotland.
The Krka National Park located just a few kms from the city of Sibenik. It follows the 73 km Krka river and all the beautiful waterfalls in its way.
Fort Lovrijenac is located near Dubrovnik is a well preserved fort that offers amazing views of the city below!
Ston is a village in the Dubrovnik-Neretva. The main sights there are the castles and the walls surrounding the city.
The Azure Window is located on the Maltese island of Gozo. A very popular spot for scuba divers, the natural limestone arch offers some amazing sights underwater and above it.
Fort Manoel located on the Manoel islands in Gzira. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Fort Ricasoli is located in Kalkara. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage site along with being the biggest fort in Malta.
Essaouira formerly Magador is a city in the Marrakesh-Safi region on the Atlantic coast. The city is famous for its fortress like architecture.
Ait Benhaddou is a fortified city, it is an ancient city with no inhabitants. It is a popular tourist destination and has been featured in several movies.
Ouarzazate is a city and the capital of Ouarzazate province. It is a very important holiday destination and base for excursions through the desert.
Vatnajokull is the largest ice cap in Iceland and covers 8% of the country, it is located towards the south-east of the island.
Thingvellir is located in southern Iceland, near the Reykjanes Peninsula. A popular spot to witness the Northern Lights
Lake Myvatn located in the active volcanic northern region of the country. It offers some amazing views to be the land of fire and ice.
Murlough Bay located between Fair Head and Torr head on the north coast. The area is known for its outstanding beauty and views.
The Dark Hedges located 20 mins away from the Giant’s Causeway. The place is best experienced during times with less light especially on darker days.
The Mussenden Temple located near Castlerock in County Londonderry. It offers breathtaking views of the areas around.
The Alcantara Bridge built over the Tagus river. It was built in the 106 AD.
The Castell de Santa Florentina located in Canet de Mar, Catalonia. The castle has a museum that features some famous artworks.
Alcázar of Seville is a royal palace located in Seville. The upper floors still house the royal family, the palace is known to be the most beautiful in Spain.
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