Game of Thrones season 6 wraps Spain filming, winter is finally coming

Country was hope to Meereen and more

Christopher Hooton
Friday 23 October 2015 13:05

Game of Thrones wrapped the bulk of its filming for season 6 this week, saying goodbye to Spain which has doubled for so many locations in the Seven Kingdoms.

HBO had a cake made especially for the occasion, which bears the House Stark sigil and images of the five major sites it has shot at over the past few months - Girona, Bardenas Reales, Zafra Castle, Peñíscola, and Almería.

Some key scenes were filmed in Spain [spoilers ahead], including the Tower of Joy and the apparent arson of a Dothraki camp by Daenery’s Drogon.


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Always happy being in London with friends when it's like this. Just before @MCMComicCon then onto #filming #GameofThrones

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Several cast members have been Instagramming photos of themselves leaving the country now shooting is complete, though filming continues in Northern Ireland where many interior and Westerns-Based scenes are shot.

Eugene Simon (Lancel Lannister) posted a photo of himself enjoying his time in London ahead of Comic Con, before heading off to film his last few scenes.

All the spoilers point to a dramatic season ahead, which it seems will almost certainly see the resurrection of Jon Snow, along with the return of a few old faces.

Game of Thrones season 6 has an expected air date of April 2016.

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