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Iceland - Your next favourite adventure

Iceland, a Nordic island nation located in the North Atlantic, is known for its stunning natural beauty, including glaciers, hot springs, and geysers.
Despite its small size and remote location, Iceland offers unique cultural experiences, from traditional music and dance to world-renowned cuisine. With a population of just over 360,000, Iceland is also one of the world’s most sparsely populated countries. Whether you’re looking for adventure, relaxation, or a bit of both, Iceland has it all.

Get inspired to plan your own Iceland adventure with my in-depth guides and best travel tips.


Best travel time

The best time to visit Iceland is between September and March to see the Northern Lights, or between June and August for summer activities.

Local currency

Icelands's currency is the Icelandic Króna (ISK), with 1 € = 151,07 ISK.

Learn to say hi

The language in Iceland is Icelandic. "Halló" means hello, "Þakka þér fyrir" means thank you, and "bless" means goodbye.

Epic 5-day Iceland road trip

Embark on an epic 5-day road trip through South Iceland and experience some of the country’s most stunning natural wonders.

Explore the charming town of Reykjavik and follow the Golden Circle to witness the iconic Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir geothermal area, and Thingvellir National Park.

Drive along the scenic South Coast, stopping to admire the dramatic Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls, and visit the black sand beaches of Vik.

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Amazing experiences in Iceland

Iceland offers a wealth of incredible experiences, from soaking in hot springs and witnessing the Northern Lights to hiking on glaciers and exploring lava fields.

Take a dip in the world-famous Blue Lagoon or go whale watching in Reykjavik’s harbour. For the more adventurous, take a snowmobile tour on Langjökull Glacier or go ice climbing on Sólheimajökull Glacier. 

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Explore the cities of Iceland

Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital and largest city, offers a unique blend of modernity and tradition.
With its colorful houses, lively music scene, and world-class restaurants, Reykjavik is a city that has something for everyone. Visit the iconic Hallgrimskirkja church or explore the quaint streets of the old town.

Outside of Reykjavik, other cities such as Akureyri in the north and Hofn in the east offer their own charms and attractions. 

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Delicious food in Iceland

Icelandic cuisine is known for its fresh seafood, grass-fed lamb, and unique preparations of traditional dishes.
Try the national dish of fermented shark, or sample traditional smoked lamb at a local restaurant.
For dessert, try a slice of rye bread ice cream or indulge in a warm bowl of Icelandic-style soup.
Reykjavik offers a vibrant food scene with a range of international options, from sushi to vegan cuisine.
And no visit to Iceland would be complete without trying some of the country’s famous hot dogs, served with a variety of toppings including crispy onions, ketchup, and mustard.

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