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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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Man walking away from Fagradalsfjall volcano. Photo Credit: Thrainn Kolbeinsson

The Volcanic Way - An Adventure Through Iceland in the Making

Festivals in the summer

Tent, Jeep and Motorbike under the Northern Lights

Camping in Iceland

LGBT+ Travel in Iceland

Young woman and man standing in front of a horse paddock, the ocean in the background

Iceland travel advice - from one tourist to another

Birdwatching

A person sitting on a mountain top in Iceland

Planning a trip to Iceland

A man hiking in Iceland

Hiking in Iceland

What to wear in Iceland

A woman riding a dark horse turns around, and gives a thumbs-up. to fellow riders.

6 Unforgettable riding tours in Iceland

Getting Around Iceland: Transport for Independent Travelers

Keflavik international airport

How to Get to Iceland

Experience the 2026 Total Solar Eclipse in Iceland

Incredible travel experiences money can indeed buy

Birdview of a swimming pool situated on the cliffs by the ocean, the sun is shining

Minibreak North Iceland

a couple kissing by the Icelandic sunset

Iceland for lovebirds

A fissure eruption started on the Reykjanes Peninsula by Sýlingarfell on May 29, 2024

Eruption has stopped on Reykjanes Peninsula

Center of Reykjavik

Reykjavík Weekend Getaway

Somebody Feed Phil Foodtrail in Iceland

Around Iceland in 14 days

Swimming pool culture in Iceland

People dining at Tjöruhúsid restaurant in Ísafjördur

16 places of Character and Charm to eat for Every Corner of Iceland

Icicles hanging from a striated rock wall

Reykjavík on the Rocks - Five geosites in the Capital Region

A man inside a lava tube cave with red walls

Caving in Iceland

Eyjafjallajokull volcanic eruption in Iceland 2010

Volcanos of Iceland

New destinations in 2024

A woman sitting in pink coloured wool pieces draped on the floor and hanging from the ceiling. She is dressed in beige knitwear.

How to practice your hobby in Iceland

The village of Vík í Mýrdal

Vík: The idyllic Icelandic village

Striking Vikings in Iceland

Key Locations for Viking History in Iceland

Center of Reykjavik

Reykjavík Weekend Getaway

Rugged coastline with impressive seastacks

A 3 day mini-break in West Iceland

Iceland's Three UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Incredible travel experiences money can indeed buy

Around Iceland in 14 days

Famous film sights in Iceland

The Eastfjords

Safe travel in Iceland

Midnight sun setting along the Arctic Coast Way, a road, cliffs and ocean in the picture

Arctic Coast Way

Dettifoss waterfall

The Diamond Circle

Þingvellir National Park

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A series of volcanic craters surrounded by a moss-grown lava field

VOLCANIC ACTIVITY ON THE REYKJANES PENINSULA

Since 2021, the Reykjanes Peninsula has witnessed a surge in seismic activity, including several volcanic eruptions. Despite this, Iceland has remained a safe and open destination for travelers. For a detailed look into the recent volcanic activities and their safety implications, the Icelandic Meteorological Office offers insights through this informative video.

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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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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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A panoramic view of the maritime museum in Siglufjörður showing part of the harbour, the museum komplex and few houses in the background

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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