With its cool glacial surroundings and the welcoming warmth of its people, Iceland’s breathtaking beauty continues to be a huge draw for travellers. This relatively small island has more visitors than residents each year, who all come to experience Iceland’s many natural wonders. Often referred to as the Land of Ice and Fire, the ever-changing landscape is truly a sight to behold with cascading geysers, magnificent glaciers, astonishing waterfalls, dramatic fjords and even some active volcanos. Planning a journey to Iceland and looking for more inspiration? We've compiled all sorts of useful links to explore our upcoming trips, sources of inspirational information and helpful resources from our blogging archives to get you started.
Iceland is blessed with truly amazing geography, featuring lunar landscapes, hot springs, geysers, grand vistas and warm friendly people. Pristine natural wonders await your arrival: over 10,000 waterfalls, 15 active volcanoes, numerous glaciers and Europe’s largest icecap. Its coastline is teaming with wildlife, including whales and birds of every description and size... READ MORE
"Iceland is an island nation in the North Atlantic located halfway between Europe and North America. On a map, we're only the size of a small Midwestern state in the U.S., but up close, Iceland offers a tremendous display of glistening fjords, tumbling waterfalls, vast volcanic black deserts, and bright green, glacier-cut valleys..." READ MORE
“Iceland is often referred to as a birdwatcher’s paradise, as large colonies of seabirds and waterfowl are indigenous and easily visible around the coasts. The birds most frequently spotted along the coast include the Arctic Tern, eiders, waders, and passerine birds, as well as seabirds such as the Guillemot, Razorbill, the Atlantic Puffin, gannets, and gulls...” READ MORE
“South Iceland is brimming with natural wonders unfolding at every turn. The Golden Circle route connects Þingvellir, Gullfoss and Geysir, these are three must-see locations for any traveller. Further east along the shore, you will find Skógafoss Waterfall, Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon, Vatnajökull Glacier, and several other natural wonders....” READ MORE
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“These days, Iceland is an extremely popular travel destination. In fact, in 2018 it was voted by the readers of Travel and Leisure magazine as “Destination of the Year”. So, why all the fuss? It’s because of Iceland’s sheer natural beauty, with spectacular glaciers, powerful waterfalls, spouting geysers, bubbling geothermal activity, moss-covered lava fields…” READ MORE
"Extraordinary lava fields, endless black lava beaches, impressive glaciers - if this is what you are hoping to see in Iceland, Stykkishólmur won’t disappoint. This quaint town is nestled in the Snaefellsnes Peninsula, Western Iceland’s natural gem which was given the nickname of "Iceland in miniature" because of its diverse landscape..." READ MORE
"You may not remember the names of the many fjords, volcanoes, waterfalls and quaint fishing villages that make Iceland so unique, but we promise you that you will remember the island’s mind-blowing scenery. The Westfjords region is particularly one of the country’s most remarkable places..." READ MORE
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