Game of Thrones, the famous series based on the books of George R.R. Martin, who has captured the attention of millions of fans around the world, has also had footage made in this beautiful province. Desert landscape
However, the semi-desert environment is not the only reason why Almeria was selected for the recording of several episodes of the 6th season of Games of Thrones. The fantastic natural lighting and exceptional climate are also a factor, compared to other locations that offer the same semi-desert backgrounds.
The same scenery was used in the past to shoot films including Cleopatra
, The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
and Exodus: Gods and Kings
, among others, which have served as inspiration to record important scenes from the Game of Thrones saga. Recordings
The experience of filming Game of Thrones in Almeria has been so fantastic, both for the producers of the series and for the province, that the shootings were extended and these same locations were selected to film the scenarios during the 7th season of the series. Game of Thrones in Spain
Throughout its filming, the Game of Thrones creators have selected hundreds of locations around the world to recreate this successful series.
However, Spain has been privileged to provide several places in which the series has had the opportunity to recreate wonderful places of other times.
Almeria has undoubtedly been one of the favourite sites for the producers and directors of the series, but recordings have also been made in Gijon, Cordoba, Sevilla, Guipuzcoa, Vizcaya and Barcelona, among others.
And no wonder; Spain has beautiful natural locations and very well preserved old buildings, all with impressive touristic and historical qualities, which have been greatly popularised thanks to the filming that has taken place in this little paradise.