Six Game of Thrones locations you can visit from Stansted
To celebrate the latest series of Game of Thrones, London Stansted has put together a guide to some of the most breathtaking filming locations from the show you can get to from the airport.
Set in the fictional world of Westeros, the world renowned series has been shot in various locations around Europe, all of which are within easy reach from London Stansted.
“From Iceland’s winter landscapes to Croatia’s picturesque Dubrovnik, all the spectacular locations in the Game of Thrones series are all within easy reach for viewers from London Stansted so there couldn’t be a better time for fans of the epic series to book their trips to the world of Westeros!”
Here are the airport’s top six Game of Thrones destinations:
Malta – The city of Mdina doubled up as King’s Landing and the natural arch known the Azure window in Gozo, which has collapsed since filming the show, was the setting for Khal Drogo and Daenerys wedding in series one.
Airport: Malta International Airport
Northern Ireland – There were 16 filming locations across Northern Ireland. The Winterfell scenes were filmed at Castle Ward in County Down, while the Castle Black and Hardhome scenes were filmed at the abandoned Magheramorne Quarry.
Airline: easyJet and BMI Regional
Airport: Belfast and Londonderry
Morocco – The city of Yunkai was filmed at the red Citadel of Ait-Ben-Haddou. Yunkai’s neighbouring city Astapor was filmed at Essaouira, a UNESCO world heritage site.
Airport: Marrakech and Rabat
Spain – The setting for the Water Palace of Sunspear, a retreat for the Princes of Dorne, is also filmed at a UNESCO world heritage site at the Alcazar of Seville.
Croatia – The Minceta Tower in Dubrovnik played a key role in the series two finale and was used as the walls of the House of the Undying
Airline: easyjet and Jet2
Iceland – Europe's largest glacier, Vatnajökull, east of Reykjavik can be seen in the scenes Beyond the Wall while the nearby cave of Grjotagja is where Jon Snow and Ygritte spend a night together.
Airline: easyJet (from October 2017)
To tick off those Game of Thrones locations and browse our flights visit: http://www.stanstedairport.com/destinations-and-guides/