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Visit the top Game of Thrones destinations in Spain by train


What’s awesome about Europe is how close everything is – rude – but it means that within a day in most cases, you can be in some of the world’s most stunning and famous areas. Thanks to shows like Game of Thrones and networks like Eurail, accessing them and being a part of it, however small, is now totally doable. Eurail connects travellers to all the cool parts of Spain that the show was filmed in. Like these… Girona, Spain The stunning Girona Cathedral was used to film numerous scenes for Braavos, Old Town and King’s Landing, including the impressive steps that became the Great Sept of Baelor. How to get there: After arriving into Barcelona from Australia, use the Eurail Global Pass or the Eurail Spain Pass to travel by train from the coastal city of Barcelona to the old town of Girona, which will take a short 40 minutes.  Bardenas Reales National Park, Spain  Situated in north-eastern Spain, the extraordinary rural desert landscape has been used to film scenes throughout Game of Thrones, using the fantastical shapes found from the clay, chalk and sandstone rocks. In Season 6, the national park was the perfect setting for the Dothraki Sea, a vast area of the continent of Essos. How to get there: From Girona, catch a train back to Barcelona and then a local train to Tudela de Navarra, the nearest station to the national park. Travellers can experience more in the Navarra region and visit the city of Pamplona to enjoy the Running of the Bulls festival in July. Seville,… Read More