LLORET DE MAR – The Gardens of Santa Clotilde in Lloret de Mar, which gave life to the forest of Desembarco del Rey, were one of the most iconic locations of the first season of House of the Dragon. The first House of the Dragon tours will take place here.
The municipality of Lloret de Mar will organise, from July 7, the first tours in the world focusing on the House of the Dragon.The tours will be called “The Gardens of the Dragon”. The beautiful gardens of Santa Clotilde served as the backdrop for several scenes from the first season of the series. Below are the conversations between King Viserys with Corlys Velaryon and Rhaenys Targaryen, and between the king and the young Laena Velaryon.
Romantic Renaissance gardens on a cliff
The tours take place on four Fridays in July, namely on 7, 14, 21 and 28, at 6.30 pm. The tour will visit this beautiful location in Catalan Modernist style, inspired by the romantic Italian Renaissance gardens, located on a cliff with a breathtaking view of the Mediterranean Sea and predominantly Mediterranean vegetation.
Secret production facts revealed
Of course, the visit will focus on the shooting of House of the Dragon, revealing secrets and interesting facts about the production, with animation by Amargura Cultura. Furthermore, it will reveal details about the residence of the actors of the series, who stayed in the famous local hotel and spa Casa Coco.
Other shooting locations nearby
Lloret de Mar is located in the province of Girona. It is not far from Canet de Mar, where the Castle of Santa Florentina served as Castle Black in the sixth season of Game of Thrones. And as you already know, iconic scenes representing Desembarco del Rey, Braavos and Oldtown were also shot in the city of Girona in the sixth season of the series. Therefore, it’s a perfect plan for fans of the world of Westeros to visit these three nearby locations on the same weekend.
You can now buy your tickets for the tours from the official website. At just €6 for adults and €3 for young people, students, the disabled and large families, they are also affordable. Moreover, children up to 12 years of age are free.
House of the Dragon
“House of Dragon” is a television series that is a prequel to the popular HBO series “Game of Thrones”. Set in the fictional world of Westeros, the story focuses on events that took place approximately 300 years before the events of “Game of Thrones”.
The series is based on the book “Fire & Blood” by George R.R. Martin, which serves as a history book of House Targaryen, one of the most important noble families in the “Game of Thrones” world. “House of Dragon” will follow the rise of the House of Targaryen and focus on the events leading up to the legendary Targaryen civil war, known as the “Dance of Dragons”.
The series is being produced by HBO, in collaboration with author George R.R. Martin and screenwriters Ryan Condal and Miguel Sapochnik. Miguel Sapochnik, who rose to fame for directing some of the most iconic episodes of “Game of Thrones,” will also serve as showrunner for “House of Dragon.”
The series promises to be a mix of political intrigue, dragon fights and epic battles, which are characteristic of the world of “Game of Thrones”. So fans can look forward to a visually spectacular and immersive experience.