An event that will change the perceptions of your team. Magic, fantasy and team building go hand in hand to create some of the most innovative events of the season. A famous TV serie, one of the most awarded in the audiovisual panorama and the cultural phenomenon of the XXI century: Game of Thrones. As a backdrop, the locations of the north of Spain (The Basque Country) that has been used as a setting to film the 7th season. A unique scenery combined with an accurate bleisure program, including leisure and business activities that will add value to your brand’s objectives.
Team games, challenges and quizzes about the TV serie to create a healthy atmosphere of competition between employees and managers to achieve a common objective. Decision making process, negotiation, competitivity and a leadership to reinforce understanding among companions. A perfect way to increase teamwork. In every decision risks are taken strengthening strategy, making bonds among participants and communicating the organization’s objective.
Events are momentary but emotions prevail along on our memory. In >atlanta we are aware about how to prepare long-lasting events. Since 1980 we are consultants specialized in the preparation and conception of events and incentives for companies. Therefore we create remarkable events combined with ground-breaking dynamics. This is the reason why our events are reminded in the mind from our clients. Keep reading the route we have prepared to get more detailed information about this exclusive program.
Game of Thrones locations: a unique setting for your event
To get a high impact event the location is key. The style of the venue needs to fit with the corporate philosophy. Game of Thrones locations in the Basque Country have been used to film many scenes of 7th season. The coast of Vizcaya and Guipúzcoa were chosen to shoot the scenes of the 7 Reigns, Rocadragon. All the actors were filming there in September and October of 2016 in this area. Make your event in the locations where the actors stepped.
Enjoy Basque gastronomy in the same places of GOT actors
The gastronomic culture of the Basque Country has been praised internationally. That’s the reason why Euskadi is the Spanish region with more Michelin stars in the country. The cast actors couldn’t resist to delicious Basque gastronomy and were seen having dinner in different restaurants of the area, all of them with a Michelin star. We’ll take you to the restaurant’s that dazzled the actors for its superb gastronomy!
Day 1 – Bilbao
We’ll pick up the group and transfer to the hotel. Depending on the arrival time there’ll be the opportunity to visit the city. Dinner in the same Michelin-starred restaurant where the cast actors had dinner. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 2 – Muriola Beach, Barrika (Vizcaya)
In the morning transfer Muriola beach, a sandbank highly visited by locals only 10 minutes from Barrika town center. Game of Thrones cast were fascinated by this wild beach that includes hills of remarkable beauty. In the fiction, Muriola beach depicts The Iron Islands or some other places of Westeros where Daenerys arrived. Stroll in the area with the explanation of a specialized guide and transfer. In the evening time for a meeting or team building activity in Bilbao. In the evening transfer to one of the Michelin star restaurants where the actors had dinner.
Day 3- San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, Bermeo (Vizcaya)
Early in the morning transfer to Bermeo where your imagination will start to fly when you see the image of San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, in the province of Bermeo. The sinuous image of the ladder that drives you to San Juan de Gaztelugatxe chapel merged to the land along a bridge is unique reminder. The guide will explain you that this setting gives access to a legendary place like Rocadragón and will let you know some of the secrets HBO didn’t want to reveal. In the afternoon lunch in a cider bar or typical workers’ house and transfer to the the hotel to continue with a second day of meeting or visit to the city. Dinner and overnight in Bilbao.
Day 4 – Itzurun Beach, Zumaia (Guipúzcoa)
In the morning transfer to Zumaia to contemplate the sedimentary rock layer of Flysch. This geological phenomenon didn’t go unnoticed by the GOT team. The impressive landscape of Flysch in the beach of Itzurun, a town of Zumaia surprised them. This strange geographic feature and the breathtaking hills that surround it are the first images Daenerys sees arriving to the Westeros. Gather your team and make a team building in the same beach where the mother of Dragons placed their feet. In the afternoon visit to Zarautz middle age market filled with antiques and items that emulate the feudal age. Dinner and overnight in a hotel in Bilbao.
Day 5 – Bilbao
Departure to Bilbao or option to extend your stay in San Sebastián.
Have dinner in the actors’ favourite restaurants
We’ll take you to the starred-Michelin restaurant where the actors have had dinner.
MICHELIN STAR RESTAURANTS:
- In 2016, on Thursday night Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington, and Liam Cunningham went to have dinner to a restaurant offering Basque haute cuisine, awarded with a Michelin star. This restaurant located in the heart of Bilbao is next to the estuary. Only 25 guests each service can enjoy the gastronomy and the attention of his staff.
- All the cast had dinner in the famous starred- Michelin restaurant to celebrate the 30th birthday of Emilia Clarke, in the role of Daenerys. The restaurant, located in the Guggenheim museum has been designed to life a gastronomic and cultural experience.
PINTXOS AROUND BILBAO OLD TOWN
A traditional activity is going to “have pintxos” (small bites of Basque food) in Bilbao old town. More than 200 bars are included in some of the multiple Pintxo routes that exist in the city. We’ll take you to the most well-known bars and taverns to try this famous tapa.
1. Visit to fairs and Middle Age Markets in Vizcaya
Euskadi is filled with many medieval markets. We suggest a visit to the medieval markets of the region that include an extensive programme of activities such as entertainment, music, theatre in the street and crafts. One of this famous markets, Zarautz medieval market, will take place from 5 to 10 December 2017. Please check opening times depending on the time of the year.
2. Quiz: Which character of Game of Thrones are you?
Would you be capable of imitating Daenerys and persuade the troops to join to the conquest of Iron Throne? Will you sacrifice with Jon Nieve your life to defend the wall of White Walkers or would you enjoy pleasures of life like Tyrion Lannister? This is a team game, in a contest format that will test the whole team to get common objective. At the same time, each participant will find out the character that looks like him/her. Once the game is over they’ll receive a statue of his character. Find out which “Game of Thrones” character are you and get the team challenge!
3. Extension to San Sebastián
Taking advantage of the closeness of Zumaia to San Sebastián we propose you to spend a night on the city famous for its International Film festival. San Sebastián is for some days, in September, the setting of this renowned festival. The city is home of the best gastronomy in the world and including Basque-style tapas (Pintxos). Let yourself be seduced by its wide gastronomic offer with this extension.
4. Hiking and Team Building
Improve the performance of your team and your company with hiking activity that will reinforce your employees’ bonds. A relaxed atmosphere that combined with leisure and work activities will strengthen the values of your company through an original hiking actividad proposal.
What’s included in the package?
- 4 nights in a 5* star hotel
- Double room (standard category) including daily breakfast
- Transfers on a private coach.
- Half day Meeting room (days 2-3). Includes display, projector and coffee break.
- Meals (2 dinners in a Michelin star restaurant)
- Multilingual tour leader
- Travel insurance
- 2 members of >atlanta for the whole trip
- A group of minimum 20 people is needed