Westman Islands

In South Iceland lies an archipelago and place of stunning natural beauty: the Westman Islands, created by volcanic eruptions which occurred underneath the ocean. In fact, one of its islands, Surtsey, is one of the youngest islands in the world! It was formed in 1963 and is a protected area for scientific study. The main island of the Westman Islands is Heimaey, which is home to approximately …

The Westfjords of Iceland

The Westfjords of Iceland is considered to be the most incredibly beautiful region of this already exquisite island. Life in these fjords moves at a much slower pace than everywhere else, and you will find that it presents an altogether different kind of atmosphere. Ísafjörður is the “Capital of the West” is the main hub …

West Iceland & Snæfellsnes

The West of Iceland is highly recommended, and even if you are only staying in Reykjavík, you can explore this region as well the western peninsula of Snaefellsnes. West Iceland As you head towards the town of Borgarnes, you have the choice of taking the tunnel underneath the sea, or we recommend taking a one-hour …

South Iceland

South Iceland is certainly the country’s most popular and most visited region, and for good reason. Waterfalls and Volcanoes There is so much going on beneath our feet here, and most of the earthquakes that happen every day in Iceland happen on the South Coast. Some of Iceland’s most famous and active volcanoes are located …

The Reykjanes Peninsula

We have five, grumbling volcanic systems on the Reykjanes peninsula, a UNESCO Geopark very close to Reykjavík. This often-overlooked region has a great deal of rugged beauty and gives you a glimpse of the raw power that slumbers beneath the surface that can awaken at any time. The most recent evidence of this is the …

North Iceland

North Iceland is also a very popular region of the country, and what it has, it has in spades. The “Capital of the North”, and Iceland’s second-largest town, is Akureyri.  A lively and charming town, Akureyri is a 5-hour drive from Reykjavík, or a mere 45 minutes flight away, so it is very accessible and this makes North Iceland a highly recommended …

The Highlands of Iceland

Stretching for 40,000 square kilometers, the Icelandic Highlands are a vast landscape of unspeakable natural beauty. From the steaming vents and rhyolite, rainbow mountains in Kerlingarfjöll and Landmannalaugar, to the volcanic craters of Víti and Askja and the spectacular and atmospheric glacial valley of Þórsmörk.  The Highlands of Iceland invite you to take a step back in time to Iceland’s …

East Iceland

The Eastfjords offer peace, serenity, and a different slice of Iceland to what you might see on the South Coast. Stunning fjords and majestic mountains meet charming fishing villages over a stretch of 120km coastline. Sharing boundaries with Vatnajökull National Park, the Eastfjords are not short on exquisite scenery, as well as having their own stunning waterfalls and jaw-dropping basalt canyons. Of course, …

The Capital Reykjavík

Reykjavík is the nation’s capital, with almost 230,000 people living in the greater capital area. This is over two-thirds of the total population! The lively capital has made a name for itself with picturesque houses, quirky shops, and the most famous of all churches in Reykjavík, Hallgrímskirkja. History and Culture The name itself, Reykjavík, was …

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