Do you want to enjoy a long weekend in Iceland, drive around the island in seven days, or perhaps stray a bit off the beaten path while you're at it? In any case, here are some tips for your travel planning, and suggestions for places to see and routes to take.
Iceland travel advice - from one tourist to another
Planning a trip to Iceland doesn‘t have to be hard, though the questions for first-timers can be overwhelming: What are the top things to see? How to plan the drive around Iceland? What to pack? So we thought, we'd just ask the ones that are already here for advice!
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.
Iceland's Three UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Iceland is home to three UNESCO-designated world heritage sites. These carefully selected places are areas with legal protection for having such cultural, historical, or scientific significance that they provide outstanding value to humanity.
A day on the Reykjanes peninsula
Are you planning a self-drive trip for a day or two close to Keflavík airport? You do not have to look far: The Reykjanes peninsula offers some of the best sights in Iceland, all within close distances.
Island hopping in Iceland
The image of Iceland is predominantly of a fairly large island in the middle of the North-Atlantic ocean. But indeed, it includes thousands of smaller islands all around the coast. Each has its perks and charm and all of them are an adventure to visit.
A 3 day mini-break in West Iceland
West Iceland is an enchanting destination boasting nature's finest, with glaciers, waterfalls, volcanoes and the iconic mountains of Kirkjufell and Snæfellsjökull waiting to explored. The region also represents a rich history and cultural heritage, making it ideal for a 3-day mini-break.
Wild and free: Places accessible only over summer
Whether it’s in the long August twilight or the midnight sun of June, everything looks a little bit brighter in the summer seasons, and it’s also the only time when certain areas of Iceland, like the highlands, are accessible.
Reykjavík Weekend Getaway
Although by far the largest city in Iceland - home to two-thirds of Iceland’s population - Reykjavík is by any other measure a small capital; the city center, from one end to another, is only a 45 minute stretch by foot. On a weekend getaway, little time is wasted getting between sights.