Escape the Ordinary

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LGBT+ Travel in Iceland

Iceland has had an openly gay prime minister and was also among the first countries in the world to legalize same-sex marriage and adoption rights. Welcome, everyone.

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Northern lights dance above Kirkjufell mountain in Iceland

The Northern lights in Iceland

People dining at Tjöruhúsid restaurant in Ísafjördur

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

People skiing in Iceland

It’s snow outside: Winter activities for beginners and pros 

Minibreak North Iceland

a couple kissing by the Icelandic sunset

Iceland for lovebirds

Planning a trip to Iceland

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

6 Unforgettable riding tours in Iceland

The Sky Lagoon in Kópavogur

The Reykjavík Triangle of Hot Resorts

Eyjafjallajokull volcanic eruption in Iceland 2010

Volcanoes of Iceland

Best Way to the See the Northern Lights in Reykjavík

How to Get to Iceland

What to wear in Iceland

New destinations in 2024

People swimming in a swimming pool as seen from above

Swimming pool culture in Iceland

Mapping the best places for food and drink in Reykjavik

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

A day-trip from Reykjavík: Discover the Whale Fjord

Striking Vikings in Iceland

Key Locations for Viking History in Iceland

Iceland's Three UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Incredible travel experiences money can indeed buy

Sustainability travel tips

Dalvík and Around: Ride Fjords and Moutains In Every Season

Safe travel in Iceland

Around Iceland in 14 days

Rugged coastline with impressive seastacks

A 3 day mini-break in West Iceland

Dettifoss waterfall

The Diamond Circle

People walking on Vatnajokull glacier

Vatnajökull National Park

Famous film sights in Iceland

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


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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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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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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Visitor numbers

Iceland is a popular travel destination. Sometimes, certain places can be busier than others. Skip the hectic tourist traffic at the most popular destinations and plan your trip to make the most of your time in Iceland. Use our tourist counter to see peak visitor times and plan accordingly. 

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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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