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Travelling of Game of Thrones Locations Around the World in A Private Jet
by Admin on April 23, 2019

Visiting the Famous Filming Spots of Game of Thrones

Fans of Game of Thrones around the world are watching the much-awaited final season of the world-famous TV series. The longest episode of Game of Thrones featuring the Battle of Winterfell (all-out war between humans and the zombiesh White Walkers) is set to air next week. We are eagerly predicting and anticipating with each new episode that who will finally set on the ultimate throne. The interest in Game of Thrones is higher than ever, with the makers rumored to be spending $15 million per episode for the final season. The larger than life series consists of hundreds of characters and is filmed in various locations worldwide. Today at iJET, we look at some of the iconic Game of Thrones filming locations that can be visited in a private jet.

Spain

Spain has been used to shoot the southern region of Dorne, home of the Sand Snakes and the Martells. Most of filming of Dorne was done around Seville. For the ancestral seat of House Targaryen- Dragonstone, the islet of San Juan de Gaztelugatxe in the Basque Country is used. Now that we know that R+L=J is right you need to travel to Castillo de Zafra, used to film the Tower of Joy.

The Amphitheatre of Santiponce in Seville is used for Dragonpit in King’s Landing location for the last episode of season 7). Fans of Game of Thrones are already flocking these locations, its time you visit the beautiful spots too.

Airport to use- Girona–Costa Brava Airport (LEGE/ GRO)

Airport Hours- 24 hours airport & ATC

Runway (ft)- 7874 x 148

Northern Ireland

Most of the indoor scenes were shot in Paint Hall Studios in the Titanic Quarter of Belfast, Northern Ireland. For depicting the North of Westeros, different locations in Ireland has been used. The famous Castle Black, home of the Night’s Watch, is filmed in Larne Lough and Castle Ward. While Moneyglass is used for Winterfell. These locations were used to film the famous Battle of Bastards too.

Belfast has seen a rise in its tourists mainly due to GoT’s fans. The backdrop of the Iron Islands is Ballintoy Harbour. While parts of Dragonstone are shot in Downhill Strand and Mussenden Temple.

Airport to use- Belfast International Airport (EGAA/ BFS)

Airport Hours- 24 hours airport & ATC

Runway (ft)- 9121 x 148

 

Iceland

The famous Wall, protecting the realms of Men from the White Walkers is located in Iceland. The breathing taking shots used for beyond the wall is all Ireland, which Jon Snow aka Kit Harrington said, “was the most beautiful place he has ever visited in his life.” The battle between the living and dead where Jon Snow was saved by Daenerys and her dragons, was filmed both in Kirkjufell and on the black-sanded beach of Vik.

Airport to use- Keflavík International Airport (BIKF/ KEF)

Airport Hours- 24 hours airport

Runway (ft)- 10056 x 197

 

Croatia

Another exotic location used in the film is Croatia. For the capital of the Seven Kingdoms- King’s Landing, Dubrovnik is used. Many other outdoor scenes in the series was filmed in Croatia too.

Airport to use- Dubrovnik Airport/ Čilipi Airport (LDDU/ DBV)

Airport Hours- Summer 04:00-21:00, Winter 05:00-21:00 local time (Check NOTAMs before travelling)

Runway (ft)- 10827 x 148

 

 

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