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Experience the real thing with Viator’s new Game of Thrones and Mad Men tours

Why watch when you can do?, the leading provider of tours and activities worldwide, has a collection of experiences that bring travellers and fans “on location” of some of today’s most watched and most talked about television shows.

“Game of Thrones,” “Mad Men” and “Deadliest Catch” provide chilling on-screen drama that leads to real-life explorations in places like Dubrovnik, New York City and the Bering Sea of Alaska.


Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones season four is well under way but if you’re travelling, why not check out the beautiful backdrops of the blockbuster show in Dubrovnik, Belfast, Malta, and brand new to the Viator line-up, Akureyri, Iceland.

Blackwater Bay in Dubrovnik

In Dubrovnik, Viator offers an exclusive tour of the breathtaking sites that provide some of the most quintessential backdrops of the show’s landscape including the official setting for King’s Landing – the capital of the Seven Kingdoms realm.

This exciting Game of Thrones experience, led by expert guides lets fans climb the old city walls attacked by the Baratheons, then explore Lovrijenac Fortress which also features heavily in many epic battle scenes.

Visitors who gaze down at fictional Blackwater Bay from the fort’s impressive vantage point can visualise the bloody Battle of Blackwater taking place outside of its walls.

Viator offers three options for experiencing this thrilling activity:

1. Viator Exclusive: Game of Thrones Walking Tour of Dubrovnik

2. Add in hotel accommodation and airport transfers for an extended stay in Dubrovnik, with the Viator Exclusive 3 night Game of Thrones Experience in Dubrovnik

3. For travellers arriving by sea, the Dubrovnik Shore Excursion, Viator Exclusive Game of Thrones Tour is guaranteed to get them back to their ship in time.

In Belfast, the full-day Game of Thrones and Giants Causeway Tour from Belfast visits key Northern Irish filming locations like Dark Hedges Road, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, and the caves of Cushendun where Melisandre of Asshai gave birth to a shadow baby.

You can make this experience even more special and intimate by taking the Private Game of Thrones and Giants Causeway Tour from Belfast.

If wanting to travel to Malta, designed by the original location manager for Game of Thrones production in the region, the Viator Exclusive Game of Thrones Private Tour of Malta visits Valletta, Mdina and Birgu which are the sited used as King’s Landing and Red Keep.

In Iceland, the Private Game of Thrones North of the Wall Locations tour from Akureyri is led by a private guide, passionate about the series, and includes an exploration of the rugged, snow-capped landscapes that set the scene for countless episodes ‘north of the Wall.’

See Castle Black, the lava fields and the Höfði forest. Then finish with a soak in the natural lagoon at Mývatn Nature Baths.


Mad Men

While the era of Mad Men will soon come to a series end, the Mad Men Cocktail Tour of New York will make sure the legends of Betty and Don Draper live on.

With afternoon and evening options, fans of the show (who are encouraged to dress in vintage style) will sip cocktails from Mad Men-featured establishments as they learn about the history of NYC’s ad industry.

Viator’s selection of insider, on-location experiences also include Downton Abbey, Lord of the Rings, Sex and the City, The Sopranos and more.

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