After you watch the final season of Game of Thrones visit Iceland and see the places where some epic scenes were filmed.
Iceland is an island nation that is considered within the continent of Europe. It is located in the North Atlantic Ocean, just south of the Arctic Circle.
Reykjavik is Iceland’s capital city. Flight time from New York to Reykjavik is about 5 hours. Flights cost about $450.00 -$600.00 from New York, pretty reasonable for a 4- or 5-night adventure.
Visit Iceland after you watch the final season of Game of Thrones. Here you can visit the places where some epic scenes were filmed. Many of the stark and remote area can be easily visited. Imagine all the north-of-the-Wall drama while visiting Iceland’s rugged wilderness. See the lands where the scenery that’s even more beautiful in real life.
Some of the places you can visit are listed below:
Dimmuborgir ~ This frozen lava field near Lake Mývatn is where Mance Rayder’s wildling army camp was built in season three.
Skoflafell ~ this area was used for filming scenes beyond the Wall thereafter, with the Svínafellsjökull glacier near Skaftafell featuring prominently.
Vatnajokull ~ Europe’s largest glacier which covers 3,100 miles of south east Iceland appears in season 2.
Vik ~ The Hofoabrekkubeioi hiking area near Vik appears at the frozen waste land of Northern Westeros. The Myrdalsjokull glacier became The Fist of the First Men.
Thingervellir National Park ~ The pass to the impregnable Eyrie can be found in this National Park, not far from Reykjavik. In season 4 this is where Brienne and the Hound battle.
If you are not a Game of Thrones fan there are still lots of other things to do. You could take a Northern Lights Hunting Tour for about $50.00 per person. There is a Full Day Golden Circle tour that will take you to see waterfalls and glaciers. You could spend and afternoon at the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa.
Visit Snaefellsnes National Park in western Iceland. This area is known for it’s rich and unusual bird life. There you will also find black sand beaches, lava formations and towering sea cliffs. Make a stop at Kirkjufell, a triangular mountain that is often called one of the most beautiful mountains in the world.
Visit Iceland and make your own Game of Thrones life adventure!