Calling all Game of Thrones Fans – Take the Tour
Game of Thrones
The award winning American TV series took the world by storm when it first aired in 2011 and has continued its success ever since. Game of Thrones has won numerous accolades with 38 Primetime Emmy’s among those proudly topping the list. Many of the actors such as Peter Dinklage (playing Tyrian Lancaster) have also received a prestigious Golden Globe on several occasions.
Currently filming season 8, the fantasy drama is set in a magical world of myths and legends. While the storyline unfolds within the fictional Seven Kingdoms of Westeros and the continent of Essos, the reality is Game of Thrones was in fact filmed at locations across the globe.
A number of major scenes took place in Croatia, with the city of Split providing the medieval backdrop. If you want to walk in the footsteps of the Starks and the Lancaster’s, what are you waiting for? Calling all Game of Thrones Fans – take the tour.
Your local guide will meet you along the promenade. Although pick-ups from nearby hotels are available and can be arranged in advance. If you’re after a historical walking tour, interested in sightseeing during your time in Croatia or a true GOT fan, then a lot is covered throughout the 3 hours.
It won’t take long before you’re in the first location of Westeros. Entry fee to the Diocletian’s Palace is covered within the tour price. Built during the 4th century AD the palace was a natural setting for the Throne Room scenes introduced in season four.
The walking tour in Split continues through the winding back streets used to represent Meereen in the Bay of Dragons. Fans of the show will recall that here Daenerys Targaryen freed her slaves, those who fought among great warriors.
This fantastic experience takes you to the City Museum. Again having appeared throughout the show, the 15th century Gothic building also houses some important historic artifacts.
Peristil Square is yet another spot that eager GOT will be keen to visit. Although its Roman architecture is a must see for any tourist.
After all this you will no doubt have built up an appetite. So to complete your Game of Thrones adventure, you get to eat like a king. The walking tour ends with an authentic Croatian meal, one that stays true to the Westeros diet.
In conclusion this is highly recommended for those looking to try something different, an unique experience in Croatia. So if you are thinking of booking a tour in Split, best you go out and get your hands on the Game of Thrones DVD’s ready to do your homework.