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Iceland Travel Guide

5 reasons to travel to Iceland

Want to go all the way north and experience something different? Here are 5 good reasons to take a trip to Iceland.

  • 1.
    Discover amazing geothermal sites
  • 2.
    Make the most of the hot water springs
  • 3.
    See the northern lights
  • 4.
    Admire amazing landscapes
  • 5.
    Feel isolated from the rest of the world

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Is this the destination for you?

Iceland’s culture and natural landscapes are unlike anywhere else. A place with such diverse landscapes isn’t for everyone, but for those who love nature and are unfazed by cold weather, Iceland is not to be missed.

You should go if

  • you want to see the northern lights in winter
  • you want to experience the midnight sun in summer
  • you are not afraid of the cold
  • you dream of seeing geothermal and volcanic sites and enjoying hot springs

You shouldn't go if

  • You are more interested in shopping and nightlife
  • Extreme weather bothers you

Culture and Discovery

On the F35

Only open when the centre of the country is no longer under snow, Route F35 is one of the most legendary in Iceland: rocky and wild, it winds its way through the most des...
Cedric Tinteroff22 March 2018
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A day on the peninsula of Snæfellsnes

The peninsula of Snæfellsnes, made famous by Jules Verne's novel Journey to the Centre of the Earth, contains most of Iceland's magnificent landscapes and is just a few h...
Marielle Awad22 March 2018
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Discover Skaftafell National Park and Jökulsárlón

Iceland is a country famous for its wild and wonderful landscapes. Skaftafell National Park, located in its south east, is easy to access at any time of year and has some...
Marielle Awad22 March 2018
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At the heart of Iceland: the Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar is one of the most beautiful parts of Iceland. It is located inland, and was used as a training area for American astronauts before the first moon landing...
Marielle Awad22 March 2018
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The north of the country comes together around Lake Myvatn's many natural wonders. The region is marked by volcanic activity which is ever present with specific landscape...
Marielle Awad22 March 2018
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Between sea and mountains: the East Fjords

The East Fjords are a little known region, we often stop before, at the Jokulsarlon on route 1, where you can experience these places in a short amount of time. However, ...
Marielle Awad22 March 2018
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