Escape the Ordinary

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A day-trip from Reykjavík: Discover the Whale Fjord

The beautiful Hvalfjörður, with its winding roads and pristine hiking paths, is being rediscovered by travelers and developers alike.

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Jökulsárgljúfur Hiking

Wild and free: Places (and puffins) accessible only over summer

Fishermen's Day in Iceland

Iceland's Three UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Seven Extreme Adventures in Iceland

golfer looking at his watch, sunset lights the sky red

Celebrate the Midnight sun

Planning a trip to Iceland

Iceland for Teens: Electrifying Adventures Abound

The Hvammsvík Hot Springs near Reykjavík

New destinations in 2023

Why is Iceland’s ‘National Day’ on 17 June?

Akureyri is a destination for all seasons

Incredible travel experiences money can indeed buy

A Day in Hveragerði, ‘The Town of Hot Springs’

Around Iceland in 14 days

Center of Reykjavik

Reykjavík Weekend Getaway

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Iceland for lovebirds

Mapping the best places for food and drink in Reykjavik

View of a white building and waterfall in the background. The lettering Djúpavík on the factory wall  is visible in the foreground.

Between past and present: Djúpavík

People exploring an ice cave

Ice Cave Exploration - Going inside a glacier

Volcanic eruption in Iceland

Geothermal wellness in Iceland

Geothermal Wellness in Iceland

Unique accommodation in Iceland

A bright blue lake in a black lava landscape and steam rising from buildings in the back

A day on the Reykjanes peninsula

11 Strange Museums To Help You Understand Iceland Better

Famous film sights in Iceland

The Eastfjords

Humpback whale in Iceland

Whale watching

Black sand beach Iceland

The South Coast

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Make the most of your journey

Planning a trip to Iceland? Follow these easy steps: Dream, plan, and build it with our new interactive map feature. Search for accommodations and a wide array of activities on our interactive map and create your own tailor-made itinerary for your dream journey.

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Take the Icelandic Pledge

Are you visiting Iceland? Be a responsible tourist and take the Icelandic pledge. Encourage your friends to do the same!

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Holtsfjara in Önundarfjörður

Regions of Iceland

Iceland is typically divided into 7 different geographical regions. Each region differs slightly in respect to culture and landscapes, but are uniquely Icelandic. Find your favorite part of Iceland.

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Calculate your carbon footprint

Icelanders have used renewable energy for over a century. All electricity and district-heating needs are met with power from renewable geothermal and hydroelectric resources. By harnessing domestic energy resources, Iceland has dramatically increased its standard of living.

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Appreciate our towns & villages

Did you know that there are over 100 towns and villages to explore throughout Iceland? We encourage you to stop and look into these charming, beautiful, and often quirky places. History, art, nature, local cuisine, and year-round swimming pools abound. You might be surprised at what you find!

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