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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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A person sitting on a mountain top in Iceland

Planning a trip to Iceland

A man hiking in Iceland

Hiking in Iceland

Quality of Life in Iceland: The Secrets to Know Before Visiting 

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

Iceland travel advice - from one tourist to another

Incredible travel experiences money can indeed buy

Keflavik international airport

How to Get to Iceland

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

Minibreak North Iceland

Experience the 2026 Total Solar Eclipse in Iceland

LGBT+ Travel in 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

Volcanic activity resumes on the Reykjanes Peninsula

Autumn colors on the banks of a lava fissure filled with water

South Iceland's Dynamic Geosites

Center of Reykjavik

Reykjavík Weekend Getaway

Somebody Feed Phil Foodtrail in Iceland

Around Iceland in 14 days

A day-trip from Reykjavík: Discover the Whale Fjord

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

Aerial photo of small waterfalls flowing into a river canyon

Nature's Alchemy: Exploring Iceland's geosites

A man inside a lava tube cave with red walls

Caving in Iceland

Eyjafjallajokull volcanic eruption in Iceland 2010

Volcanos of Iceland

What to wear in 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

Tent, Jeep and Motorbike under the Northern Lights

Camping 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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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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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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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. 

Find the best time to visit!
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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