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Visit the Golden Circle, Iceland's most famous tourist route

Visit the Golden Circle, Iceland's most famous tourist route

Summary History of the Golden Circle What to see and what to do at the Circle of Gold?- The Reykjavik area- Parliament Plaza- The Strokkur Geyser- Gullfoss How do I get to the Golden Circle?- Visiting the Golden Circle by public transport- Take a guided tour […]

Transfer from Keflavík Airport to Reykjavik

Transfer from Keflavík Airport to Reykjavik

Are you leaving for Iceland and preparing your trip? Here is how to make your transfer from Keflavik airport to Reykjavik! Refkavik airport is the main hub for international flights and is Iceland's main airport, located 50 kilometres from Reykjavik. The number […]

The 12 most beautiful places to visit in Iceland

The 12 most beautiful places to visit in Iceland

Summary 1. The glacial lagoon Jökulsárlón 2. The Golden Circle 3. The Silfra rift 4. Lake Myvatn 5. The Thríhnjúkagígur volcano 6. The geysers at Geysir 7. Dettifoss Falls 8. Skogafoss Waterfall 9. Going behind Seljalandsfoss 10. Husavik and Akureyri 11. […]

In which city to stay in Iceland?

In which city to stay in Iceland?

Are you going to Iceland, that trendy island state? Here is our selection of cities to stay in Iceland! Iceland, literally "land of ice", is an island state in the North Atlantic Ocean, located between Norway and Greenland, with many volcanoes. Colonized by the […]

Where to sleep near Reykjavik airport?

Where to sleep near Reykjavik airport?

Summary Is Reykjavik Keflavik Airport open at night? Staying in a hotel near Reykjavik International Airport- Aurora Star- Base Hotel- Eldey Airport Hotel- BB Hotel- Start Keflavik Airport In which city to stay near Reykjavik Keflavik Airport?- Keflavik- Sandgerdi- […]

Skaftafell : hiking and discovery of the glaciers of this region of Iceland

Skaftafell : hiking and discovery of the glaciers of this region of Iceland

Summary History of Skaftafell National Park The different hiking routes in Skaftafell- Waterfalls hike- Hiking between Sjonarnipa and Sjonarsker- Kristinartindar hike What type of hike to choose in Skaftafell?- Hiking on the glaciers- The glacial valleys- Ice […]

What neighborhood to stay in in Reykjavik?

What neighborhood to stay in in Reykjavik?

Have you thought about the Icelandic capital for your vacation? Okay, but where to sleep? Here are the best places to stay in Reykjavik! Located at 64° north latitude, Reykjavik is the northernmost capital city in the world, and has a sub-polar climate comparable […]

Visit the Blue Lagoon in Iceland : tickets, prices, timetables

Visit the Blue Lagoon in Iceland : tickets, prices, timetables

Summary Quick history of the Blue Lagoon or Blue Lagoon What to see and do in the Blue Lagoon in Iceland?- The Lagoon- The spa- The shop- Restaurants How do I get to the Blue Lagoon in Iceland?- By plane- By public transport- By car Blue Lagoon Timetable & […]

What to do in Iceland : ideas to spend a few days of total change of scenery

What to do in Iceland : ideas to spend a few days of total change of scenery

Through wild landscapes composed by volcanoes, glaciers, lava fields, black sand beaches and geothermal zones, Iceland offers you a total change of scenery only three hours from Paris. A destination still too little known by tourists, discover what to do in Iceland. You […]

Where and how to watch whales in Iceland?

Where and how to watch whales in Iceland?

Summary Whales and Iceland: a great story Where to watch whales in Iceland?- Húsavik- Akureyri- Dalvik- Reykjavik- Hólmavík- Snæfellsnes- Vestmann Islands How to watch whales in Iceland?- Zodiac trip- Traditional wooden boat trip- Fast or ultra-fast boat […]

Iceland: Tourist boom for better and for worse

Iceland: Tourist boom for better and for worse

Iceland has been experiencing an unprecedented tourism boom since 2010. What are the reasons and consequences? With an average temperature of 0°C in winter, 11°C in summer, and a certain geographical isolation, Iceland is not necessarily the first destination […]

LAVA: a museum dedicated to volcanoes and earthquakes will open in Iceland

LAVA: a museum dedicated to volcanoes and earthquakes will open in Iceland

LAVA, an Icelandic centre for volcanoes and earthquakes, will open its doors on 1 June in the town of Hvolsvöllur. The town of Hvolsvöllur is some 100 kilometres east of Reykjavik. It is this locality located near three of the country's most imposing volcanoes, […]

When is the best time to visit Iceland?

When is the best time to visit Iceland?

Summary When to visit Iceland?- Weather forecast- Budget side Visiting Iceland in winter Visiting Iceland in mid-season Visiting Iceland in summer When to visit Iceland: the must-see festivals- The Sjomannadgwinn- National Day- Westmann Islands Festival- The […]

The 12 best hot springs in Iceland

The 12 best hot springs in Iceland

Summary 1. Blue Lagoon 2. The Golden Circle and the Lagoon Secret 3. Myvatn 4. Hellulaug 5. Landmannalaugar 6. Seljavallalaug 7. Hveravellir 8. Laugarvatn Fontana 9. Reykjadalur 10. Víti 11. Guðrúnarlaug 12. LaugafellAre you ready to face the cold of Iceland […]

The great Viking discoveries: Iceland, land of ice

The great Viking discoveries: Iceland, land of ice

Summary 1. Discovery of the Ice Island- Naddoddr and Gardar Svavarsson: The big firsts- Flóki, the architect with the crows- Ingolfur Arnarson, the legend of Reykjavik 2. Thingvellir, the Legacy of a New World- Conflicts and turf wars: the first steps towards […]

8 ideas for tours in Iceland to do in summer or winter

8 ideas for tours in Iceland to do in summer or winter

Summary 1. The Golden Circle 2. Reykjanes Peninsula 3. The Snæfellsnes Peninsula 4. The Western Fjords 5. Southern Iceland 6. Vatnajökull National Park 7. The eastern fjords 8. North Iceland How do I book a tour in Iceland?- Where do I pick up my rental car?- […]

It seems that Iceland is a big painting canvas

It seems that Iceland is a big painting canvas

The incredible shots of the photographer Andre Ermolaev Andre Ermolaev is a Russian photographer from Moscow. In his series of aerial photos, Andre captures incredible landscapes of Iceland as you have never seen them before. Many of his images focus on shots […]

Top 10 Best Places to Watch the Northern Lights in Iceland

Top 10 Best Places to Watch the Northern Lights in Iceland

Summary 1. Vík í Mýrdal Beach 2. Jökulsárlón 3. Reykjavik 4. The port of Borgarnes 5. Landmannalaugar 6. Hvolsvöllur 7. Snæfell Peninsula 8. The Keflavik Peninsula 9. Skógafoss waterfall 10. Akureyri Bonus: The best time to observe the Northern LightsFascinated […]

Watching the Northern Lights from Reykjavik

Watching the Northern Lights from Reykjavik

From Reykjavik, let the Northern Lights guide you through the evening Have you ever heard of the northern lights? These very spectacular astronomical phenomena that unfold before our eyes, in a sublime sky? To have a perfect view, you need a place without any […]

Iceland in Motorhome : advices, areas, itineraries

Iceland in Motorhome : advices, areas, itineraries

Summary Itinerary ideas in Iceland by motorhome- Discovery tour of Iceland in a motorhome for one week- Visiting Iceland by motorhome for two weeks- Visiting Iceland by motorhome for three weeks How and where to rent a motorhome in France?- How does it work? How […]

Where to go out in Reykjavik?

Where to go out in Reykjavik?

Nightlife in Reykjavik In recent years, Reykjavik's nightlife has been widely promoted. Reykjavik, however, is a small city and those who expect to find the "Ibiza of the North" there might be a little disappointed as most of the action takes place in a very small […]

Discover the Vatnajökull glacier in Iceland : tickets, prices, timetables

Discover the Vatnajökull glacier in Iceland : tickets, prices, timetables

Summary History of the Vatnajökull Glacier What to see and do at the Vatnajökull glacier in Iceland?- Glacier hike- The ice caves- Around the Vatnajökull Glacier How do I get to the Vatnajökull Glacier? Timetable & fares of the Vatnajökull glacier GOOD […]

The 11 must-do things to do in Reykjavik

The 11 must-do things to do in Reykjavik

Summary 1. The historic centre of Reykjavik 2. The Marina 3. Hallgrimskirkja Church 4. Icelandic specialities 5. A thermal bath 6. Meet the whales 7. Museums 8. Perlan's dome 9. The street art circuit 10. The Northern Lights 11. Nightlife How do I get to Reykjavik?- […]

10 beautiful pictures of Iceland

10 beautiful pictures of Iceland

Discover Iceland through its incredible landscapes Iceland, literally "land of ice", is located between Europe and Greenland. It is the 18th largest island in the world, and the second largest island in Europe after Great Britain, with a unique, rugged and colourful […]

Will you be able to find the elves of Hafnarfjörður?

Will you be able to find the elves of Hafnarfjörður?

Contents Identifying the target of our investigation: elves Scouting in the Hafnarfjörður area- Elves who love nature- The Viking Village, a promising lead? Picking up clues: have they left any traces? Find a trail and follow it... all the way! How do you get […]

The Hákarl, from shark to menu in Iceland

The Hákarl, from shark to menu in Iceland

A typical and very tasty Icelandic dish Hákarl ("shark" in Icelandic), is a traditional Icelandic dish that comes from a part of the Greenland shark or Laimargue (sleeping shark), which has been hardened by a special fermentation process and dried for four to […]

Explore the heart of the Thrihnukagigur volcano in Iceland

Explore the heart of the Thrihnukagigur volcano in Iceland

A journey to the centre of the Earth You ever wonder what the inside of a volcano might look like? Perhaps you've even wondered if it's even possible to visit one? Thrihnukagigur, just a few kilometres from the Icelandic capital Reykjavik, is about to start […]

Visit the interior of the Thrihnukagigur volcano in Iceland: tickets, prices, timetables

Visit the interior of the Thrihnukagigur volcano in Iceland: tickets, prices, timetables

Summary History of the volcano Thrihnukagigur What to see and do at the Thrihnukagigur volcano? How to get to the volcano Thrihnukagigur? Times and prices for the Thrihnukagigur volcano tour in Iceland Good to knowAre you fascinated by volcanoes and have you […]

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