Escape the Ordinary

Read handpicked articles to get you inspired by Iceland

Northern lights dance above Kirkjufell mountain in Iceland

The Northern lights in Iceland

The extreme dark of the Icelandic winter has a few perks. Between September and April, the people in Iceland are treated to a magnificent natural display: the phenomenon of aurora borealis, or what we commonly call the Northern Lights.

Read article

Planning a trip to Iceland

Sheep herded down the mountain, the ocean in the background

Sheep and horse roundups in Iceland

A glacier lake with icebergs in front of a river of ice flowing from an ice-covered volcano

Discovering Höfn: Iceland's Coastal Charm and Culinary Haven

Around Iceland in 14 days

A chef at Tjöruhúsid restaurant

Enjoy Icelandic food

A day-trip from Reykjavík: Discover the Whale Fjord

Striking Vikings in Iceland

Key Locations for Viking History in Iceland

A man hiking in Iceland

Hiking in Iceland

Iceland's Three UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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

A day on the Reykjanes peninsula

Incredible travel experiences money can indeed buy

Famous film sights in Iceland

 Litli-Hrútur eruption in Iceland July 2023

Volcano: All you need to know guide

Rugged coastline with impressive seastacks

A 3 day mini-break in West Iceland

Dettifoss waterfall

The Diamond Circle

Rugged coastline with impressive seastacks

A 3 day mini-break in West Iceland

Geothermal wellness in Iceland

Geothermal Wellness in Iceland

A reindeer looking straight into the camera

Breiðdalsvík - A tiny town inside a giant

Man walking on Raudasandur beach

The Westfjords Way

Mapping the best places for food and drink in Reykjavik

The greenhouse revolution in Iceland

See all articles
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!

Plan your trip
Featured image

Take the Icelandic Pledge

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

Take the pledge
Three people watching the sunset at Háifoss

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.

a picture of the sky

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.

Calculate your carbon footprint
Featured image

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!

Find your path