Path to San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, Basque Country, Spain, for the 'Game of Thrones' premiere
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Daenerys Targaryen was here. A view fit for a queen
This ancient stone footbridge connects the tiny island of Gaztelugatxe to the mainland of northern Spain in Basque Country. Two hundred and forty-one steps lead up to a small Basque church, dating from the 10th century. But we're not here for the stunning view alone. This location added some real-life majesty to last season's 'Game of Thrones' television series, when it stood in for the mythical Dragonstone. It’s the spot where Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow are plotting how to defeat the Night King and his swarming army of the dead. Though Daenerys is also keeping her eye on a point south - the Iron Throne. Will she succeed? We’ll just have to watch. The eighth and final season of ‘Game of Thrones’ premieres this week.