You can see the northern lights in Iceland from late August to mid April but you stand the best chance during the winter months. Also known ad the Aurora Borealis, the green lights dance around the sky and are one of Iceland’s most popular attractions.
Iceland is home to around 10,000 waterfalls of varied size and beauty. It is impossible to see them all but there are some that more well known that others. Our ultimate guide to waterfalls shows you where to find some of the biggest and most impressive waterfalls in the country.
Iceland is home to many different festivals with people flocking to the country each year for music, arts and sport. Some of the best festivals in Iceland 2019 include Secret Solstice Festival, Reykjavik Arts Festival and the Arctic Open. There are also plenty more festivals in the country.
The Icelandic highlands are one of the largest unpopulated areas in Europe and hide some of the best natural beauty in the world. You can find some of the best kept secrets here if you are heading to Iceland between June and September.
Known for the wide variety of seafood on offer, Icelandic food has to be tasted to be believed. Whilst Iceland boasts many restaurants across the country offering its national dishes, there is something special about enjoying it in a fine dining setting.
The Golden Circle is an excellent way to see some of Iceland’s top attractions, including The Great Geysir, Thingvellir National Park and Gulfoss waterfall. This makes the Golden Circle the perfect day-long road trip to take if your time in Iceland is limited.
Tourism in Iceland is higher than it has ever been and the destination’s popularity just continues to grow. That’s why we have put together a list of the top Dos and Don’ts of Iceland to make sure you make the most of your trip.