All the best places to visit in Iceland. Where do you want to stop on the Golden Circle? What is Ásbyrgi? Where is the best place to see the northern lights? What volcanoes can you visit? Iceland has no shortage of natural wonders. While the better-known wonders like Gullfoss waterfall and Geysir will surely impress you, people tell us that they also love discovering others lesser-known natural wonders on their drive around Iceland.
You probably know that Iceland is one of the most volcanically active countries in the world. Our eruptions are different from many places as the country is being pulled apart, so it literally rips open to create new land. Many other countries are being smushed together, which causes friction.
You might have heard that Iceland sits on two tectonic plates. But which tectonic plates does it sit on? Iceland sits on the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates. It is the only place in the world where you can see those two tectonic plates and the Mid-Atlantic Ridge above ground.
Finally! It is here! The Northern Lights season is here! We are very stoked. We love it. The beautiful fall colours, spectacular sunsets and then, the magnificent Northern Lights in the darkness.
It can be challenging to choose what activities you want to do when travelling in Iceland; there are just so many things to choose from! Hiking, soaking in the Blue Lagoon or a hot tub in one of the many local geothermal pools around the country, see an ice cave, walk on a glacier, drive on a glac...
It's no wonder that Hollywood has put a spotlight on our beautiful island. Iceland is one of the most beautiful locations in the world.
The Icelandic horse is in the horse world considered highly unique because of its unusual features. Read more about the unique Icelandic horse.
Did you know that Iceland is home to many, many spectacular hiking trails? We've listed our top 3 hiking trails in Iceland.
In Iceland, the first day of summer is celebrated in… April! No matter the weather, to Icelanders the official beginning of summer is the first Thursday after April 18.
Spring (March through May) is a wonderful time to visit Iceland. The weather can be unpredictable, but you will have awesome access to Iceland’s top attractions, with fewer tourists than in the peak season.