To all lovers of the Game of Thrones, the summer here and it is the right time to spend some quality time visiting amazing seaside locations where the hit series was filmed. It does not matter whether you have watched the fantasy drama television series before or not, if you love traveling to amazing seaside locations, then Game of Thrones seaside filming locations are a must visit this summer. Here are the five seaside locations that you should consider visiting during your trip.
Causeway Coast, Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland is the home for the largest number of amazing locations used for filming the Game of Thrones and Causeway Coast is one of them. This magnificent landscape is approximately 120 miles coastal route between Lough Foyle and Belfast Lough. Black Castle and Touney grounds are among the amazing places you can visit along the Causeway Coast route. You can also spend some quality time visiting the forest through the Night’s Watch rode, explore the Stark’s home and tour the castle as you enjoy warm breezes from the sea.
Africa is known for its suitability for summer trips. If you wish to visit one of the most iconic seaside views in the Game of Thrones, then you should consider Essaouira, in Morocco. This place is where the Dragon Lady decided to invade Westeros with the help of freed slaves. Here you get the opportunity to visit the memorable Slaver’s Bay in the Gulf of Grief, take a walk along the beaches which served as the landing place for the Dragon Lady, see the historical sea-walls and visit the Castle in the Sand among others.
Lokrum Island, Croatia
Lokrum Island served as the ancient port of Qarth in the Game of Thrones. The 15th Century Benedictine monastery in the island gives you an opportunity to connect with the experiences of the series because this is where most the filming took place. The island is a traditional and well-preserved place with breathtaking GoT-esque architecture. Tourists who visit Lokrum Island also enjoy visiting beautiful botanical gardens that are full of colorful plants and flowers, and as well as pretty peacocks.
Dubrovnik is another spectacular place you cannot afford to ignore during your visit to the Game of Thrones seaside filming locations. This location is a blend of medieval pomp and luxury. It was used as King’s Landing from the second season of the series. Dubrovnik is known for its over 500 years walls, medieval monuments and cobbled streets that will make your visit enjoyable. The city also has idyllic beaches, cathedrals and other amazing places that will spice your experience during an oldtown Game of Thrones tour, which we believe you won't forget so quick..
San Pantaleo, Sardinia
San Pantaleo is a notable village in Sardinia that served as filming destination for the Thrones of Kings. The historical village is surrounded by mountains that give it as magnificent landscape. San Pantaleo overlooks the Costa Smeralda coastline that gives visitors memorable ocean views and as they enjoy warm sea breezes.
Now you know some of the seaside traveling destinations that you can visit this summer and familiarize with some of the experiences in the Game of Thrones. Remember what matters in life is not the number of breaths you take but the moments that leave you breathless. Visit the above places this summer and enjoy more than what you see watching the fantasy drama series.