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Jökulsárlón is the largest glacier lagoon in Iceland
Situated in south eastern Iceland, at the head of the Breiðamerkurjökull glacier branching from the Vatnajökull, between Skaftafell National Park and Höfn, it evolved into a lagoon after the glacier started receding from the edge of the Atlantic Ocean.
Iceland offers some spectacular diving sites
The Stryta in Eyjafjordur is tho only geothermal cone in the world you can scuba dive to. (Photo: Erlendur Bogason-strytan.is)
Mountain biking in Iceland
There is no place on earth like Iceland when it comes to mountain biking. (Photo: Magne Kvam)
The Icelandic horse is a special breed
It is a five-gaited breed, known for its sure-footedness and ability to cross rough terrain. There are riding tours availible in Iceland for everyone all year round.
Harpa Concert and Conference Centre
Reykjavik’s new and long-awaited Harpa Concert and Conference Centre opened May 13th 2011. With its ideal geographical location between continental Europe and the United States, the centre has been developed to host international business, music and cultural events.
There are more than 170 Geothermal Pools in Iceland
Iceland is known for its natural hot springs and spa culture, which is widely celebrated across the country. One of the nations’ favorite pastimes is chilling out in the various hot pots dotted across the island’s townships.
Action in Iceland
Choose between skiing, river-rafting, relaxing in thermal pools, hiking, running, riding, swimming in the sea and much more
Myvatn in the north of Iceland. Spring is the time when the sun climbs ever higher, warming up the earth and all living things.
The Laugavegur hiking trail (55 kilometres), is Iceland’s most popular hiking trail, connecting the nature reserves Landmannalaugar and Þórsmörk. For many runners the Laugavegur Ultra Marathon is the most enjoyable race in Iceland.
Barrow's Goldeneye is often seen at the famous Mývatn lake. The duck species composition is unique in the mixture of Eurasian and North American elements. Thirteen species of ducks nest near Myvatn.
Whale Watching in Iceland
Iceland is among the 10 best destinations worldwide for whale watching.
Welcome to Iceland
Iceland is not only closer than you think, but far different than you ever imagined.
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Inspired by Iceland
Helicopter skiing in Iceland with Arctic Heli Skiing. Adventure heli-skiing at its best. Thousands of never before skied peaks with vertical descents of up to 4500ft. Arctic Heli Skiing is operated by Bergmenn Mountain Guides on the Troll Peninsula in Northern Iceland, they are Iceland's only UIAGM-IFMGA certified mountain guides. Join the professionals for a skiing adventure of a lifetime.
Arctic Heli Skiing
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Visit Iceland 2011
The word natural must be used with care. But for one small European nation it is the perfect description because everything about it reflects a natural way of life that is healthy and adventurous. Iceland – naturally.
Iceland is a land of contrasts with glaciers, volcanoes and fantastic midnight sun. Every season has its own unique charm and there are always opportunities to experience new things, discover beauty and be mesmerized by the freshness and colors of nature.
Think of Iceland and there are several familiar associations: hip Reykjavík, the beautiful therapeutic Blue Lagoon, or perhaps our musical exports Björk or Sigur Rós. But this land of boiling mud pools, spurting geysers, glaciers and waterfalls is also an adventure playground. Its breathtaking landscape is also an inspiration to artists and photographer.
Iceland - pure, natural unspoiled
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