Escape the Ordinary

Read handpicked articles to get you inspired by Iceland

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Celebrate the Midnight sun

From mid-May to mid-July, the midnight sun illuminates Icelandic nights. While some people might have trouble sleeping, others embrace the energy and make the most of the endless light. We tell you, how!

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Jökulsárgljúfur Hiking

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

Iceland's Three UNESCO World Heritage Sites

A day-trip from Reykjavík: Discover the Whale Fjord

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

Seven Extreme Adventures in Iceland

Striking Vikings in Iceland

Key Locations for Viking History in Iceland

A couple sitting on the end of a dock looking out to sea

Neskaupstaður: Discovering the Charm of Iceland's Easternmost Town

Iceland for Teens: Electrifying Adventures Abound

Planning a trip to Iceland

The Hvammsvík Hot Springs near Reykjavík

New destinations in 2023

Akureyri is a destination for all seasons

Incredible travel experiences money can indeed buy

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

A puffin up close looking straight into the camera

Meet the peculiar puffins in Iceland

Around Iceland in 14 days

Rugged coastline with impressive seastacks

A 3 day mini-break in West Iceland

a couple kissing by the Icelandic sunset

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

Fierce volcano spewing glowing ash over a house as two men walk amidst the hazardous scene.

The 1973 Heimaey eruption

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

Exhibit at the Icelandic Phallological Museum

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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Map of Iceland

Embark on the journey of a lifetime in Iceland!

With our new interactive map feature, you can easily plan every step of your adventure. From cozy accommodations to unforgettable activities, the possibilities are endless. Dream big, plan smart, and chart your path with our personalized itinerary feature. Make the most of every moment in Iceland!

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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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