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Iceland Travel Tips

The Mývatn Nature Baths and Lake

By Viator, April 2014

Tours & Tickets

Lake Mývatn, located in northern Iceland near the city of Akureyri (Iceland’s second largest) is a popular destination for bird-watchers, thanks to the large numbers of waterfowl and other birds ...  Read more

3 Days in Reykjavik: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, February 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 89 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

When compared to other European capitals, Reykjavik is rather small; the population of its metro area barely tops 200,000, and Reykjavik proper is home to about 125,000 souls. However, what it lacks ...  Read more

Golden Circle Tours from Reykjavik

By Viator, February 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 13 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With hundreds of tourists taking to the route each day, Iceland’s Golden Circle route isn’t the place to get off-the-beaten-track, but there’s a reason why is so popular. The 300 km tourist road ...  Read more

Northern Lights Tours from Reykjavik

By Viator, February 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 256 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There are compelling reasons to visit Iceland in summer. Long days and mild temperatures mean you can make the most of the amazing landscape while also leaving time to experience Reykjavik’s cool bar ...  Read more

Winter Activities in Reykjavik

By Viator, October 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 20 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Iceland lives up to its name during the winter months, but despite the frosty weather and long nights, Reykjavik is at its most atmospheric during the wintertime and there’s no shortage of winter ...  Read more

Nightlife in Reykjavik

By Viator, October 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 30 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With beer drinking prohibited in Iceland until 1989 and the long winter nights keeping everyone indoors, it’s no wonder than Icelandics have embraced their newfound freedom with a wave of modern ...  Read more

Day Trips from Reykjavik

By Viator, September 2013

4.5 star rating: Recommended 24 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With vast glaciers, glistening fjords and looming volcanoes all within a few hours drive of Reykjavik, exploring Iceland’s otherworldly wilderness couldn’t be easier. To fuel your wanderlust, here ...  Read more

Outdoor Adventures from Reykjavik

By Viator, September 2013

4.5 star rating: Recommended 235 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

From lava-spurting volcanoes and hissing geysers to rugged glacial landscapes and ice-blue fjords, Iceland’s scenery provides a mesmerizing backdrop for an outdoor adventure and there are plenty of ...  Read more

Summer Activities in Reykjavik

By Viator, May 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 10 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Just because its name evokes images of snowshoeing and glacier hiking, doesn’t mean Iceland is only a winter destination; in fact, the summer months are one of the most popular times to explore with ...  Read more

New Year’s Eve in Iceland: The Biggest Party of the Year

By Viator, December 2012

Icelanders have a reputation for partying hard, and they don’t contradict it on New Year’s Eve. December 31 in Reykjavik sees a party like no other, with thousands of fireworks lighting up the night ...  Read more

Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon on Iceland’s South Coast

By Viator, November 2012

Jokulsarlon, a glacial lagoon in the south of Iceland, is one of the country’s many spectacular natural wonders. A glacier water melt, it fills the lagoon with sparkling blue water and chunks of ...  Read more

Seeing the Northern Lights in Iceland

By Viator, October 2012

The aurora borealis, or Northern Lights are one of the most beautiful of Iceland’s natural wonders. They’re also the most elusive. It’s possible to see them from September to March, but conditions ...  Read more

The Iceland Airwaves Music Festival

By Viator, October 2012

Ever year since 1999, the Iceland Airwaves festival has taken over Reykjavik with live bands, parties, art shows and thousands of visitors who come to hear some of the best international and ...  Read more

Iceland’s Gay Pride Festival

By Viator, August 2012

Given Iceland’s well-known acceptance of the LGBT community, it may not be surprising that this tiny country holds one of the best gay pride celebrations in the world. In a country of just over ...  Read more

Iceland Sagas

By Philippa Burne , UK, March 2013

As summer ends and the Icelandic days get shorter and the air crisper, it’s time in Iceland to crank up that thermal heating and listen to a good story. Bring on a Saga. The Icelandic Sagas are ...  Read more

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