With its worldwide success, the TV series Game of Thrones in season 8 is making live a tourist boom at some destinations around the world, so that now there are low cost flights to tour the places of the Throne of Swords. The HBO series, followed by millions of viewers around the world, fascinates with its characters, history, mysteries, costumes and epic battles. So the places of the Seven Kingdoms, from Ireland to Croatia, from Spain to Morocco to Iceland, have become pilgrimage destinations for thousands of fans, who plan their holidays to visit the mythical scenery of the series.
Holidays in the places of the Game of ThronesThe trend towards holidays on the Game of Thrones sites is growing, according to a study by the search engine of flights and hotels www.jetcost.it which found that in the last month there has been an incredible increase in searches of 6 cities, especially since April 22, the date of the start of the eighth season.
Flights to the airports closest to the main locations of the Throne of Swords, such as Dubrovnik and Belfast, recorded the biggest increase, with 260% and 225% respectively.
Google Trends data also confirm the global interest in the places where the series was filmed, just think that already popular searches such as “where the Throne of Swords was filmed” and “location of the Throne of Swords”, in the last 30 days have increased by 180% the first and 250% the second.
Location of the Game of Thrones, how to go with low cost flights
Jetcost’s research shows us where the most important destinations for a holiday on the trail of Game of Thrones are. These are 5 European cities and one in Morocco, where you can visit the locations where the stories of the Seven Kingdoms that have conquered so many fans take place.
The airports closest to the main places of the Game of Thrones set with the largest increase in research in the last months have been:
- Dubrovnik, Croatia (King’s Landing, House of the Eternal, Red Fortress)
- Belfast, Northern Ireland (The Road of the King, Winter, Battle of Hardhome)
- Seville, Spain (Water Gardens of the Palace of the Kingdom of Dorne, Daznak Trench, Dragon Well)
- Reykjavik, Iceland (North of the Wall)
- Girona, Spain (Braavos, King’s Landing, Old Town)
- Essaouira, Morocco (Astapor, Yellow City)
Today many of these destinations have been able to exploit this phenomenon and several tour operators have organized themselves to offer specific excursions to visit the places of the series.