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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

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

Beer Day in Iceland

By Katie H , February 2013

Iceland passed Prohibition laws in 1915, but but lifted the ban on wine and spirits after only a few years. Ironically, the ban on beer remained, as people feared that the low cost of beer would ...  Read more

Grundafjordur on the Snaefellsnes Peninsula

By Katie H , February 2013

Grundafjordur is a town located on the 90-kilometer long Snaefellsnes Peninsula, northwest of Reykjavik. The peninsula is often called “Iceland in miniature” because in its small area you can see ...  Read more

Iceland's Natural Wonders

By Katie H , February 2013

While Iceland ‘s culture, food, music, art, and nightlife are all great reasons to visit the small island country, it’s the natural wonders here that really set the destination apart from all ...  Read more

Iceland Blue Ice Tour

By KatieontheMap , USA, January 2013

When visiting Iceland, there are many “must do” activities: explore Þingvellir National Park, hike a glacier, catch the Northern Lights, marvel at the waterfalls, learn to pronounce the names of ...  Read more

Things to Do in Iceland in Winter

By Katie H , December 2012

Despite its name, Iceland doesn’t get as cold in the winter as you might expect. It’s still quite chilly but you’ll find temperatures rarely dip below 20° F so you can still enjoy all that the ...  Read more

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