Volon Therys is a small town in western Essos. The town is located not far to the north-west of Volantis, where the Rhoyne begins to separate out into its delta. The town is located on the western side of the river.
In the books
In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, Volon Therys is a vassal of the Free City of Volantis. Volon Therys is the final stop for traders and travellers before Volantis itself, and Volantis maintains a watch on who is passing through the city, sometimes preventing them from travelling on to the main city. It is a noted waystop for mercenary companies unable to get permission to travel on to Volantis itself.
According to The World of Ice and Fire, Volon Therys was founded by the Valyrian Freehold.
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